Financial Business Analyst

  • location: San Francisco, CA
  • type: Temporary
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour
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Financial Business Analyst

At Lyft, community is what we are and it-s what we do. It-s what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization where all team members are recognized for what they bring.

This role will work to supplement and augment capacity on the Rideshare Tech team to consolidate, analyze, manage budgets and interface directly with FP&A. They will be a partner to the Tech team in surfacing and building new processes, tools, and reporting for to better operationalize the team.

-Own the Finance and Accounting relationship for Tech
-Own Tech org budgets and associated tasks
-Consume and analyze financial data from FP&A (budgets, income statement forecasts, budget templates, monthly/quarter close, etc.)
-Build/understand all Tech org budgets (6 budgets)
-Work with leaders across the orgs to rebuild their budgets
-Own administrative tasks such as tracking and reconciling budgets, updating budgets, following up on items within the budgets, understanding the re-forecasted budgets from FP&A
-Expected to dig into details to answer questions about vendors, where budget is coming from, which teams contribute to vendor usage
-Highlight major anomalies, trends in budgets and actuals where the business can proactively readjust
-Understand what a minimum viable process and set of reports would be between FP&A and Tech
-Assemble and summarize data into structured ???source of truth??? reports that will be shared back to FP&A; transform them into managerial reports (easy to read by the business)
-Build initial set of Tech specific reports
-Managerial reporting format for yearly budget
-Monthly reporting scheme - forecasts, budgets, actuals, burndown
-Breakdown budgets by Cost Center, Focus Area, Director, and Team
-Controllable vs non-controllable items review

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

MVP Includes:
-Opex expenses: T&E/offsites, General Corp Expenses, Professional Training & L&D, Professional Services (contractors/consultants)
-Intern/Recruiting/Candidate budget with Recruiting team
-L&D budgets with People team

MVP does not include:
-T&E approval process
-Coupa/procurement process (already in progress)
-Reconciling and fixing incorrect data within actuals
-Meet monthly with FP&A (potentially also Accounting and Procurement) to review numbers for each org
-Designate a portion of time to understand current gaps in processes and reporting
-Propose improved process flow, feedback loop, and adjustment cadence



-Highest level of integrity and management of confidential information
-Previous hands-on experience and working knowledge of budgeting, financial planning, reporting
-Proficient in spreadsheets, Google Suite of products
-Strong analytical skills, reporting and communication skills
-Willingness to dig into the details, understand business needs, and facilitate decisions based on changing priorities
-Ability to interface seamlessly with several cross functional organizations
-Organized and naturally detail oriented
-High tolerance for ambiguity and complexity
-Onsite, 40 hour/week required (no remote work)

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