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Strategic Finance Associate
Posted on 9/23/2022
California, USA • San Francisco, CA, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • 2+ years of finance or business operational experience in a fast-paced industry
  • Experience in managing multiple work-streams end-to-end along with working across multiple functions and teams
  • Expertise in working with data and building financial models
  • Outstanding Excel, Tableau, and written communication skills
  • Past exposure to basic SQL, willingness to learn advanced SQL
  • Ability to multi-task and deliver against timelines
  • Entrepreneurial, flexible, and collaborative mindset
  • Infrastructure investment forecasting and performance management: Lead Finance associate for our AWS relationship, a significant financial investment and strategically critical to serving and growing our business. Building, maintaining and innovating on the reporting and analytics capabilities to monitor and optimize our infrastructure usage. Identifying new opportunities to serve the business and support our strategies while managing expense growth
  • Deep dives and ad hoc projects: Strategic and analytical projects to identify new investment or cost saving opportunities, optimize internal processes, etc. An example could be designing usage prediction models for short and long-term resource capacity needs
  • Partner with Engineering, Infra and TPM teams to develop annual, monthly, and weekly operational investments and related infrastructure demand and financial forecasts
  • Compile monthly, quarterly, and annual variance analysis
  • Proactively identify risks and opportunities
  • Perform strategic, time-sensitive analysis and communicate key takeaways
  • Identify and drive initiatives to continuously improve, automate, and grow OPEX and infrastructure forecasting, and reporting tools and processes
  • Design usage prediction models for short and long-term resource capacity needs
  • Assist with ad-hoc strategic and operational projects as required
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge and experience with public infrastructure cloud platforms and product offerings is a plus

1,001-5,000 employees

Photo and video sharing platform
Company Overview
Pinterest's mission is to bring everyone the inspiration to create a life they love. It’s the biggest dataset of ideas ever assembled, with over 200 billion recipes, home hacks, style inspiration and other ideas to try. More than 430 million people around the world use Pinterest to dream about, plan and prepare for things they want to do in life.
  • Flexible and generous vacation and holidays
  • Global year-end paid company holiday closure
  • Comprehensive mental and physical health benefits for you and your family
  • Retirement plans that allow for tax savings
  • Fitness offerings
  • Personal and professional development resources
  • Adoption support, paid parental leave, egg freezing (in the US) and other family building benefits
  • Discounts and perks
  • Meals and snacks in the office
Company Core Values
  • Put Pinners first
  • Aim for extraordinary
  • Create belonging
  • Act as one
  • Win or learn