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An on-demand delivery service.

Strategic Finance Associate or Manager
San Francisco, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

DoorDash is building an elite team that will drive the financial and operating strategy of the company. We’re looking for strategic thinkers who can model the future, set plans and goals across the organization, and collaborate effectively with teams to achieve them.

This is a unique role that require financial and operational acumen to drive the Region’s strategy and performance. The right candidate will become the go-to, strategic and financial partner to the Regional General Manager (NorCal, which includes 6 current markets and more in the future as we scale) The ideal candidate must combine financial and technical/analytical literacy with strong business intuition, while being a trusted business partner to teams.

What you'll do

Sophisticated financial modeling - build models from scratch, refine existing models, and break down complex models into components that consolidate
Market P&L planning - serve as the primary finance partner for NorCal Region, assisting with forecasting, goal setting and analytical support
End-to-end analysis and reporting for key strategic projects - constantly improve visibility into Region’s performance, iterate on forecasts and understand variance to actuals
Think strategically and then execute; insights that don’t result in action are fruitless -- we must also drive to business outcomes
Innovate - we push the boundaries of traditional finance roles. Maintain a growth mindset and be ready to embrace new technical skills and challenges
Help us scale from startup to enterprise - part of this is maturing our planning processes, part is spreading finance best practices through the organization
Special projects - new initiatives and opportunities always come up.

About you

Elite Excel skills - your models are efficient, scalable and intuitive. You can handle complexity but strive for simplicity, and are able to build for all audiences. Best practices are second nature
Strong SQL skills and/or capacity to ramp quickly - have the ability to identify, extract and manipulate large dataset to synthesize insights
Strong communication and interpersonal skills - numbers are key, but a business is built with people. Cross-functional relationships and effective communication to non-financial audiences are critical to make an impact
Self-starter - you’ll need a scrappy and entrepreneurial mindset
Attention to detail meets high output - we need to do things quickly and we need to do them well


3-7 years in operational FP&A, strategic finance, corporate finance or investment banking at either a high-growth technology startup or well-established company
SQL familiarity - the ability to directly pull and investigate our wealth of data will make you much more effective in this role

Nice to haves

Experience with marketplaces, logistics, or supply-demand economics

About us

Today, we’re one of the fastest, most reliable food delivery platforms in North America. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg. We want to share our revolutionary logistics technology with every business around the world, to streamline how our cities and local economies work. Make no mistake, it isn’t going to be easy, and our mission isn’t for the faint of heart. But if you’re daring, and you want to make a dent, let’s chat