Senior Financial Analyst, Rideshare Variable Expenses

  • Lyft
  • San Francisco, CA 94110
  • 18 days ago


Job Description

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation.

To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

FP&A is an integral part of the decision-making process at Lyft, embedded within the business to ensure we maximize ROI and drive to the best possible P&L outcomes.

Lyft's FP&A team is looking for a strong Senior Financial Analyst to join our Rideshare team.

The Rideshare team supports all things related to servicing rides through the Lyft platform.

The ideal candidate should have solid analytical, communication, and time management skills, as well as being team-oriented and employing a strong work ethic.

This role will work cross-functionally across FP&A (Consolidations, FP&A Systems, etc.) to develop and manage forecasts and financial analytics with a focus on enhancing financial visibility and insights into the business.

It is a unique opportunity to make a real impact at one of the most exciting companies in the tech world.


Drive Rideshare variable expense financial management reporting, ensuring quality and accuracy coupled with key insights for presentation to senior leadership

Manage the recurring variable expense financial forecast in collaboration with internal FP&A teams and develop executive reporting on both a GAAP & Non-GAAP reporting basis with thorough understanding of financial line items

Gain a deep understanding of Rideshare variable expenses and gain ability to accurately reflect product initiatives onto P&L from top to bottom

Deeply partner with Consolidations to provide relevant financial insights into line of financials and ensure proper handoff and alignment

Partner with FP&A Analytics & Systems teams to ensure accuracy from our financial infrastructure, build dashboards (Tableau/Anaplan/Mode, leveraging SQL etc.) to gain intelligent insights & build turnkey solutions to integrate various inputs to enhance overall fidelity into line of business reporting for close/forecast/budget cycles

Collaborate with internal FP&A team members to provide ad-hoc business analysis

Set and manage timelines to help facilitate communication of deliverables

Seek out opportunities to create new processes and optimize for efficiencies


BA/BS with 4+ years of experience in financial planning and analytics in a rigorous environment (high growth, consulting)

Working knowledge of Accounting principles

Knowledge of financial systems (Anaplan, Oracle, or similar), familiarity with SQL preferred

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on continuous improvement

Ability to work cross-functionally in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with minimal supervision

Detail-oriented and highly organized self-starter with a drive to dig into complex problems

Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Experience in Customer Support a huge plus


Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options

Mental health benefits

In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off

401(k) plan to help save for your future

18 weeks of paid parental leave.

Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible

Pre-tax commuter benefits

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Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Until further notice, Lyft employees working in the United States and Canada in any capacity (on a daily or hybrid schedule or as a visitor) are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

Employees are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after completion of the entire recommended series of vaccination (usually one or two doses) with a vaccine authorized to prevent COVID-19 by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA), including by way of an emergency use authorization.

Lyft will maintain records associated with your vaccination history in a way that is compliant with all relevant Federal, state and local laws.

Exceptions to this requirement are employees who require religious or medical exemption as approved through Lyft's accommodations process.

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