Associate, Finance & Strategy
About the Team
The Product Finance team at DoorDash is responsible for managing major cost of revenue items, such as payment processing, research and development, insurance, and fraud. Our main goal is to increase DoorDash's Gross Margin percentage, and we do this by carefully analyzing and planning our cost of revenue spend. We also work to identify areas where we can save costs, while at the same time evaluating investment opportunities that will benefit our consumers, merchants, and dashers, and ultimately have a positive impact on the company's overall profitability.
About the Role
This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team that's focused on managing some of DoorDash's major cost of revenue items, and where you can have a huge impact. In this role, you'll be responsible for forecasting major cost line items including tech, research and development, insurance, and fraud prevention. You'll also be tasked with identifying areas where we can drive efficiencies, and evaluating investment opportunities. The right candidate will possess strong analytical and technical skills to influence data-driven business decisions. Depending on the candidate's location, this role may be either a hybrid position with some time in the office and some time remote, or a fully remote role.
You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…
- Take ownership of detailed financial models to forecast R&D or Insurance & Fraud spend, while working with business partners to further understand drivers of key operational metrics
- Find ways to automate operational aspects of the financial planning & analysis process
- Develop reports to track budget vs. actuals and provide visibility to business partners around areas that are over or under-performing
- Evaluate opportunities to invest in R&D, Insurance, and Fraud technology and build financial models to support sourcing & procurement in negotiations
- Identify and quantify key risks & opportunities in our business
- Operate in a fast-paced and dynamic environment that is constantly evolving
We’re excited about you because you have...
- 2+ years of finance experience at a high-growth tech company or investment bank
- Advanced excel & financial modeling skills
- The ability to manipulate large data sets, uncover hidden insights in our data, and meaningfully improve our understanding of our business through this process
- Experience working on projects that require cross-functional collaboration
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.
DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.
Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.
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If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.
The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.
Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.
DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.
In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.