Bird is a shared electric scooter company.
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 is available to riders in cities around the world for short trips or the “last mile” of their journey. In our first year, Bird launched in over 100 cities and provided over 10 million rides. 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.
- Partner with supply chain, hardware and other cost of sales 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 inventory, 3-way match, and controls for cost of sales 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 Sr Manager of FP&A in owning the monthly financial analysis, forecasting and reporting activities of global cost of revenues and gross profit by business line and region
- Own the monthly gross margin walk explaining variances in pricing, volume, mix, rate, and drilling down with stakeholders internal or external to smooth out the forecast vs. actuals variance in gross margins
- Partner with strategic finance on global capital expenditure analysis, planning and reporting
- Manage 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
- 5+ years of progressive work experience in public manufacturing or 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
- 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.
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.