Instacart

Senior Financial Analyst, Connected Stores

Instacart

Remote job description

We're transforming the grocery industry

At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we're building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you're ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.

Instacart is a Flex First team

There's no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work. Our employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work?"whether it's from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop?"while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.

Overview

About the Team

The Senior Financial Analyst will be part of the Instacart Growth & Ads Strategic Finance team, playing a pivotal role in laying the groundwork for future growth. You will be a key business partner to the Connected Stores team: ushering the new age of technology enabled grocery shopping while partnering with BD, product, operations, data science, engineering, legal, tax, and accounting. Your responsibilities will include supporting monthly forecasting, P&L ownership, GTM/deal reviews with leadership and key stakeholders, and conducting other ad hoc analyses.

About the Role

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will operate at all levels, from granular details to big-picture strategic considerations. Leveraging your exceptional analytical skills, you will make strategic and investment recommendations based on rigorous data-driven decision-making.

About the Job

  • Partner with Connected Stores leadership and cross-functional teams, primarily BD, product, operations, data science, engineering, and accounting.
  • Establish a monthly forecast review process, support strategic long-range planning, and own ad hoc projects including financial modeling. Enable more informed business decision-making via quantitative analyses (e.g., ROI, payback, opportunity sizing, and NPV analysis).
  • Collaborate with teams to set deal terms that align incentives across all stakeholders, while maximizing value and mitigating business/financial risks.
  • Develop, monitor, and provide deeper insights into the P&L and business results to improve unit economics, track/report key metrics, and manage the forecast/budget

About You

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Economics, Finance, Business or other related field
  • 4-6 years work experience in a relevant field with demonstrated financial acumen and a track record of leveraging data for business impact
  • Highly proficient in advanced Excel / Google Sheets modeling with strong attention to detail and ability to build complex financial models
  • Basic knowledge of SQL
  • Ability to use data to identify and quantify growth opportunities or profitability improvement
  • Evidence of strategic thinking around complex business issues, leading to recommendations and action plans, specifically in ambiguous environments
  • A self-starter with a positive attitude and ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in investment banking, private equity, equity research, consulting, or Strategic Finance/FP&A at a high-growth technology company
  • Experience with marketplace, ads, hardware, and/or enterprise SaaS businesses is strongly preferred
  • Advanced SQL and data visualization knowledge
  • Polished communication skills and comfort working with internal stakeholders, including senior leadership

Instacart provides highly market-competitive compensation and benefits in each location where our employees work. This role is remote and the base pay range for a successful candidate is dependent on their permanent work location. Please review our Flex First remote work policy here.

Offers may vary based on many factors, such as candidate experience and skills required for the role. Additionally, this role is eligible for a new hire equity grant as well as annual refresh grants. Please read more about our benefits offerings here.

For US based candidates, the base pay ranges for a successful candidate are listed below.

CA, NY, CT, NJ
$149,000-$165,000 USD

WA
$142,000-$158,000 USD

OR, DE, ME, MA, MD, NH, RI, VT, DC, PA, VA, CO, TX, IL, HI
$137,000-$152,000 USD

All other states
$123,000-$137,000 USD




Summary
Company name: Instacart
Remote job title: Senior Financial Analyst, Connected Stores
Job tags: finance, Strategic Thinking, modeling

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