Lyft is hiring a

Senior Financial Analyst, Rideshare

At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.

Lyft is hiring an experienced Senior Financial Analyst for its Rideshare Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team. This is a unique opportunity to play a crucial role in helping build a financial foundation for a rapidly growing, recently public company. We are building a team with people who want to build, improve, and partner with multiple disciplines across the business.


  • Directly support Revenue Operations to maintain marketplace balance by providing world-class analysis, forecasting, and reporting as the subject matter expert on rider growth 
  • Serve as finance partner for data science, product, engineering, sales operations, and accounting teams across Rideshare to provide a finance perspective for short-term and long-term rider growth strategy; along with supporting a fast growing Lyft Business program
  • Develop sustainable financial data management/sourcing practices for rider growth expenses to enable our team and business partners to move fast 
  • Build and maintain models to inform investment prioritization efforts through planning cycles
  • Prepare and own periodic financial business reviews, highlighting key areas of focus
  • Own the monthly & quarter-end close process end-to-end for rider incentives, flagging any potential issues/risks through timely variance analysis
  • Maintain a deep understanding of our financial processes and refine/standardize them across broader FP&A organization to scale with the growth of the company
  • Develop from the ground-up robust and scalable processes to inform forecasts and track performance


  • BA/BS with 4+ years of experience in financial planning and analytics in a fast-moving environment or related work experience
  • Forward-thinking, analytical and problem-solving mindset, drawn to “making it happen”
  • Expert in Excel, experience building complex formulas and manipulating large data sets
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based environment with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented and highly organized self starter with a drive to dig into complex problems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with demonstrated ability to communicate proactively and influence effectively across various departments
  • A drive to understand the core issues along with determination to uncover the solution
  • Experience with SQL and planning tools such as Anaplan is a bonus (not required)


  • Great medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental health benefits
  • Family building benefits
  • In addition to 12 observed holidays, salaried team members have unlimited paid time off, hourly team members have 15 days paid time off
  • 401(k) plan to help save for your future
  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Lyft Pink - Lyft team members get an exclusive opportunity to test new benefits of our Ridership Program

Lyft is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.  

This role is work-from-anywhere in the U.S., excluding U.S. territories. 

The expected range of pay for this position in the US is $107,010 - $145,000. Salary ranges are dependent on a variety of factors, including qualifications, experience and geographic location. Range is not inclusive of potential equity offering, bonus or benefits. Your recruiter can share more information about the salary range specific to your working location and other factors during the hiring process.

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