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Associate, Finance & Strategy G&A



Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA · Los Angeles, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Remote
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

About the Team

Our extremely impactful G&A + Headcount Finance & Strategy Team powers some of the most important and foundational decisions for DoorDash globally, from finance, legal, public policy, and talent requisition to country, and business line launches. We support business leaders making cost-effective investments on a daily basis by building financial models to evaluate trade-offs, developing strategies for successful execution, and building KPIs to measure progress. As DoorDash became public while hyper-growing to new businesses and countries, our team is also the backbone for building and improving many core company-wide processes, including headcount planning, compensation and benefit design for the total company.

About the Role

This role will be an addition to the team to expand the breadth and depth of our support to the business leaders. In this role, you will wear multiple hats by providing leadership with recommendations on opportunities to scale efficiently, streamlining processes to ensure cross-functional alignment, and managing budgets to meet company goals. We’re looking to hire strategic thinkers who can model the future, solve complex problems, and collaborate effectively to help carry projects from conception through execution. If you are excited about this, we want to hear from you.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Drive decision-making: proactively rationalize G&A spend, evaluate the trade-offs of options, and provide financially sound recommendations to business leaders.
  • Forecasting: Once decisions are made, provide accurate forecasts to give guidance on dollar impact on P&L, balance sheet and cash flow.
  • Report & Drive accountability: Define KPIs, build dashboards and reports to provide actionable insights on spends.
  • Own the quarterly / annual budgeting process and perform monthly expense and headcount analysis for all G&A business partners. Partner with the accounting team during financial close to align completeness and accuracy from both reporting and forecasts.
  • Own total company areas such as headcount and/or benefits and provide and provide reporting for senior leadership to enable strategic decisions.
  • Identify and lead improvement initiatives to ensure cross-functional alignment and increase efficiency.

We’re excited about you because…

  • 2+ years of financial planning and analysis experience with a proven track record of proactively taking initiatives and driving business results.
  • Strong ability to turn data into actionable insights & influence decision-making by senior leadership around the world.
  • Willingness to continuously improve budget and reporting processes to automate information flow and reduce manual touch-points.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues to navigate through changes and support business growth.
  • Expert skills with Excel, Google Suite, & Financial Planning Tools (i.e. IBM, Anaplan & etc.)
  • NetSuite, Tableau, SQL experiences are a big plus

Why You’ll Love Working at DoorDash

  • We are leaders - Leadership is not limited to our management team. It’s something everyone at DoorDash embraces and embodies.
  • We are doers - We believe the only way to predict the future is to build it. Creating solutions that will lead our company and our industry is what we do -- on every project, every day.
  • We are learners - We’re not afraid to dig in and uncover the truth, even if it’s scary or inconvenient. Everyone here is continually learning on the job, no matter if we’ve been in a role for one year or one minute.
  • We are customer-obsessed - Our mission is to grow and empower local economies. We are committed to our customers, merchants, and dashers and believe in connecting people with possibility.
  • We are all DoorDash - The magic of DoorDash is our people, together making our inspiring goals attainable and driving us to greater heights.
  • We offer great compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits.

About DoorDash

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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

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.

We use Covey as part of our hiring and / or promotional process for jobs in NYC and certain features may qualify it as an AEDT. As part of the evaluation process we provide Covey with job requirements and candidate submitted applications. We began using Covey Scout for Inbound on August 21, 2023.

Please see the independent bias audit report covering our use of Covey here.

Applications for this position are accepted on an ongoing basis

California Pay Range:
$79,900$141,000 USD
Colorado Pay Range:
$79,900$127,000 USD
Hawaii Pay Range:
$79,900$119,900 USD
New Jersey Pay Range:
$79,900$141,000 USD
New York Pay Range:
$79,900$141,000 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$79,900$133,900 USD