Financial Analyst - Strategy and Planning

Job description

JUMP Bikes is building the future of urban mobility: shared electric bikes that are the quickest, most enjoyable, and most empowering way to get around a city. Cheaper than most public transit and faster than cars in traffic, JUMP e-bikes are game-changers for local transportation. Founded in 2010, JUMP pioneered dockless bike share and has deployed more than 14,000 bikes in 6 countries. This year JUMP is launching the next generation of bike share in San Francisco, Washington DC, and other top tier US markets. Our goal is to transform cities, making them more sustainable, equitable, and livable through electric mobility.

 

To make this vision a reality, we need to grow our team. We place tremendous value on our company’s roots and culture: a mix of ingenuity, controlled chaos, hard work, and sense of purpose. This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing team that is shaping the future of transportation.

 

About the Role

We’re looking for an all-star Financial Analyst to join our finance team. The Financial Analyst will work directly on projects relating to corporate budgeting, forecasting, business analysis, and fundraising efforts. This individual will work closely with Finance, Accounting, and Strategy & Planning teams to support our continued efforts to expand into new markets. This is a high-visibility position that interacts with a broad stakeholder group. This exciting role requires a superior, self-directed individual with strong attention to detail, great organizational skills, and the ability to meet tight deadlines. The successful candidate will be process-oriented and highly self-motivated with a strong sense of initiative, anticipating needs and driving process improvement. Must love numbers! 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Sophisticated financial and operational modeling. 
  • Know how to build and work within existing complex models. Help us understand our business and opportunities. 
  • Proactively work across multiple departments to obtain necessary information relating to financial planning and forecasting. A love for data and a desire to creatively jump in and find ways to tell your story are a must. 
  • Help us scale / transition from startup to mature enterprise. This entails refining our planning processes, and ensuring finance best practices and accountability is spread throughout the organization. 
  • Help drive requirements and implementation for financial planning and business intelligence systems. 
  • Propose and perform analysis on new opportunities to make operations more efficient. 
  • Special projects / ad hoc analyses. 
  • New initiatives, products, risks and opportunities are constantly arising. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with business leaders. 

 

Job Type: Full Time 

Compensation: Commensurate with experience 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer It is the policy of Social Bicycles (SoBi) to provide employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. SoBi strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Requirements

Experience and Skills: 

  • BS/BA in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Engineering or similar. 
  • Minimum 2 years in Banking, Management Consulting and/or Corporate finance / operational FP&A. 
  • Extraordinary Excel / financial modeling skills. Best practices are second-nature, you can handle complexity but strive for simplicity. 
  • Attention to detail combined with swift execution. We need to do things quickly and we need to do them well. 
  • Hustle - hustle and passion are the lifeblood of JUMP. We move fast and deliver results because of our hustle and passion. 
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and relationship building skills. - Numbers are key, but a business is built with people. You possess the ability to distill complex analyses and nuanced problems into simple, logical frameworks with concrete action plans. 
  • High emotional intelligence and adept communication are required in our fast-moving environment. 
  • Highly organized and over communicator.

 

Bonus Points If: 

 

  • Entrepreneurial self-starter - You will take initiative, be enthusiastic and resourceful, set and drive toward solutions / goals in a fast-paced, rapidly-evolving environment 
  • Experience either in a high-growth tech startup or a large, well-established company