Applications Development Manager (FinTech)

Uber

San Francisco, CA, USA

Full time

Software Engineering / Software Developer

Oct 28

About the Role

FinTech is a part of the CFO's organization and responsible for innovating and building the best financial products & systems in the world. Our DNA is customer obsession, top-quality products, collaboration, and clarity.

FinTech works closely with Finance & business operations to build applications and solutions to enable critical accounting, and finance business processes at Uber. We use industry-standard in Financial and Accounting systems, applying them to our sophisticated global business operations. We provide systems for compliance, data reliability, audit and ensure timely availability of business-critical data. This group is on the critical path to enabling Uber to become a world-class business operation and at the innovative of operational excellence!

As a fintech expert, you will envision and craft a process-related strategy and product roadmap to enable accurate, standardized, sophisticated, widely adopted financial performance metrics and indicators, working with Global Accounting, Global Reporting and Compliance, and Fintech Engineering Teams at Uber. You will partner with other FinTech, Strategic Finance and Accounting leaders to perform systems analysis and implement new business features and changes across FinTech systems. You'll be responsible for the overall metrics and business impact of your programs. Your performance is measured by the impact of the solutions you launch seamlessly and by your ability to influence and inspire an impactful team that includes Product, Engineering, Accounting, Strategic Finance, and Operations!

What the Candidate Will Do:

This role is a unique opportunity mix of technology, consulting, product development, and project management. The role will require strong skills and experience in Finance product management and needs close collaboration with Finance, Accounting, Engineering, and other partner teams to get a deep understanding of the processes and data flows.

  • You'll engage in building and enhancing Financial products globally and drive and deliver impactful projects from core accounting and reporting
  • Conduct user research for Uber teams to understand and prioritize use cases to build on the platform
  • Work with various finance team members such as Strategic Finance, Accounting, Risk Management, tax, and other cross-functional customers and teams to get a deep understanding of the processes and data flows, translate business requirements into executable specifications, and solve data metric challenges
  • Own the solutions roadmap and associated key objectives and results; prioritize enhancements, backlog tracking, and execution
  • Oversee end-to-end data flow management for key financial metrics, including impact assessments and change management to teams across Uber
  • Are comfortable proposing tech solutions and influencing the direction of the overall platform
  • Carry out standard practices and improve the efficiency of Uber's financial systems, processes, and controls by defining the long-term FinTech strategy, translating objectives into business requirements, build and driving initiatives through implementations.
  • Is self-motivated, exercises discretion and judgment with little to no supervision in carrying out daily tasks
  • Manage team members and educate users on the features and benefits of the platform, including documentation, training materials, periodic training

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 12+ years' experience working on product and data teams building innovative products and applications in the Finance domain
  • Extensive experience with Tier 1 ERP (preferably Oracle EBS) implementing complex financial systems end to end
  • Must have worked on large-scale Finance footprint (General Ledger, Subledger Accounting, Financial Reporting, Project Accounting, Fixed Assets and Reconciliations)
  • Strong experience in leading business process discussions and proposing technology solutions for automation with data quality
  • Get the data you need and can whip it into an insightful story with no help. You know how to demonstrate data to make decisions without getting stuck in analysis paralysis
  • Run your own SQL queries, analyze data to fix or define problems
  • Industry reputation and demonstrated track record of managing collaborators and driving complex programs/projects to meet business requirements with challenging delivery date
  • Effective communicator and able to generate presentations for executive leadership
  • Demonstrated experience in working closely with external vendor customers, especially in the onshore-offshore model.
  • Strong organizational change management and ability to influence.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in building financial products ground up with complex business solutions with a global footprint
  • Experience in crafting products around business metrics, planning, and reporting
  • You feel comfortable leading process discussions and proposing technology solutions that automate and improve processes
  • Experience with implementing Oracle Cloud ERP Finance modules.

At Uber, we reimagine the way the world moves for the better. The idea was born on a snowy night in Paris in 2008, and ever since then, our DNA of reimagination and reinvention carries on. We've grown into a global platform moving people and things in ever-expanding ways, taking on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters make movement happen at the push of a button for everyone, everywhere.

We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward, together.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber's cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.

Uber is committed to a safe workplace. We have implemented COVID-19 safety protocols that meet or exceed local public health guidelines. Workplace safety remains our number one priority. As a result, Uber recommends all US- and Canada-based employees to be vaccinated in order to access any of our facilities; this is subject to change solely at the Company's discretion.


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