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Bird

Bird is a shared electric scooter company.

Strategic Finance - Senior Associate Revenue/Gross Margin (FP&A)
United States of America
Job Description / Skills Required

At Bird, we’re on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We planted roots in Los Angeles, California. Now, our fleet of electric scooters are available to riders in cities around the world for short trips or the “last mile” of their journey. Bird has launched in hundreds of cities and provided tens of millions of rides globally. And we’re only just getting started.

You will be an instrumental contributor as we build finance and accounting in a global, hyper growth environment. You will provide financial perspective, accountability and play a critical role in our Global FP&A team. We’re looking for someone who is comfortable operating with extremely high standards while also supporting a business that is scaling globally with high innovation and capital requirements.

Responsibilities 

  • Partner with revenue generating business lines and apply business acumen and financial insights to decision making across hiring, program launches, product launches, city operations, and vehicle development
  • Be the Subject Matter Expert on OTC, P2P, and controls for revenue generating business units to better understand deltas between forecast/budget vs. actuals
  • Partner with accounting to provide input on management reporting needs, support month-end close and internal / external audits
  • Support Manager of FP&A in monthly financial analysis, forecasting and reporting of global revenues and gross profit
  • Build and leverage financial planning systems for budgeting and forecasting
  • Manage operating expense forecasts, headcount plans, and business stakeholder relationships from top to bottom of the organization
  • Proactively partner with cross-functional stakeholders to identify financial drivers & maintain the highest level of data quality
  • Build sophisticated in-depth financial models from scratch to enable business planning and decision-making
  • Think strategically and help with tactical execution using the models to aid in decision making, overall company strategy, and worldwide operations
  • Be a founding member of the team building the financial backbone for Bird’s operational maturity endeavors
  • Be creative, adaptive, and eager to learn new technical skill sets

Requirements

  • 5+ years of progressive work experience in public technology company or high-growth environment (years may be substituted with investment banking, private equity or accounting experience)
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or in a related discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • Public company FP&A experience and transitioning from a private to public company a huge plus
  • Proficiency working with FP&A systems such as Planful, Adaptive Insights or similar financial planning software
  • Proficiency with NetSuite or similar ERP system
  • Ability and genuine excitement to partner with and advise business leaders 
  • Demonstrated experience in financial modeling, forecasting, analysis, and financial reporting
  • Ability to work independently, effectively handle multiple competing priorities and manage deadlines under pressure
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and thrives in a fast paced, evolving environment
  • Experience in a software and manufacturing based business environment

Culture at Bird

We're an ambitious, smart and open-minded team that is passionate about our mission. Each day is unlike the last, as we’re constantly moving forward, challenging each other, and working together to create the future of micro-mobility.

Perks up

We’re committed to helping our team members, and with the evolution of our company to a remote work organization due to the pandemic, their needs have changed. That’s why we offer generous employer-paid healthcare coverage, a WFH monthly stipend, a wellness allowance, and more. Plus, a new resource to help support personal and professional developments—all the goods needed to move on our mission together.

Bird is the world

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment.

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.