Senior Data Manager, Finance


March 30, 2021

San Francisco, CA, US

You will be joining a growing Financial Systems & Solutions team and will tackle highly complex and interesting data challenges on a daily basis. You will be supporting the Finance team by establishing data integrity, financial reporting, performing data analysis, and executing critical projects. This role will also include implementing and testing key controls around data, database, and tool integrity. We're looking for a self-driven, strategic thinker who can hit the ground running to ultimately play a critical role in the growth and development of our Finance org at Instacart.
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) that owns all financial data areas and manages the data support arm of the Finsys team.
  • Partner closely with management and stakeholders in multiple departments to deliver key reporting, analysis, and technical projects within the confines of a greater strategy.
  • Own, execute and manage multiple enterprise-level data projects from gathering business requirements, developing a project plan, rigorous testing, go live, and post production support.
  • Develop solutions that focus on self-serve business ability with proper controls to ensure sustained integrity.
  • Manage, recruit and scale highly productive data analytics team
  • Own design, execution, and maintenance of financial data mart.
  • Maintain a good understanding of technical controls over data integrity, databases, and tools.
  • Partner closely with Data Science, Infrastructure, and Data Engineering teams and maintain a pulse on new initiatives, knowledge transfer, and roadmap prioritization.
  • Expertly evaluate effort level, prioritization, and deliverable expectations from business stakeholders to effectively manage team workload.
  • Help create and maintain a robust control environment for data, systems, and processes including creating controls, testing, remediation, and assisting finance partners with the same.

  • 7+ years experience working in a quantitative role, ideally in a high-volume marketplace platform company supporting finance and/or business operations.
  • Advanced degree (or equivalent) in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Math, Economics, Computer or Data Science.
  • Proficiency in SQL and experience working with relational databases and data integrity.
  • Experience with data visualization tools such as Periscope and Tableau
  • Experience designing, implementing and managing financial data marts.
  • Experience with best practices in data governance, ideally in a public company environment
  • Demonstrated success in product and stakeholder management
  • A desire to build and improve financial data integrity and database infrastructure
  • Ability to communicate results to business/non-technical audience in a clear and concise way.
  • Ability to translate business needs into executable reporting or project plans
  • Eagerness to learn, flexibility to pivot when needed, savviness to navigate and thrive in a dynamic environment, and a growth mindset needed to build a successful team and company
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for Instacart