Finance Senior Associate

Instacart, San Francisco, CA

Groceries and home essentials delivered from local stores in 1 hour



We are looking for a Senior Associate to join our Finance team. 

You will be joining as an early leader on a growing team, with the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on a fast-growing startup. In this role, you will be a key business partner providing financial support to the executive team. This includes supporting budgeting and forecasting, monthly business review processes, board and investor materials, and other financial analysis in partnership with key cross functional stakeholders. 

As a Finance Senior Associate, you have both strong attention to detail and the ability to consider the big picture to drive strategic and investment recommendations. You are highly analytical and a clear, confident communicator.


  • Support the month-end close process with variance analysis, forecasting updates
  • Partner cross-functionally to support annual budgeting process, drive strategic decisions and initiative prioritization
  • Support long range strategic planning
  • Generate monthly performance and forecast reviews, board meeting and investor presentations, and other financial review presentations 
  • Prepare insightful analytics for cross functional leadership team; identify areas of opportunity to help develop Instacart’s strategic direction
  • Ad hoc financial modeling and analysis
  • Identify opportunities to improve existing reporting processes and key metrics tracking
  • Develop, monitor, and drive deeper understanding of our KPIs across the company


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-4 years work experience in a relevant field with demonstrated financial acumen and a track record of leveraging data for business impact. This is a great opportunity for those with experience in Banking, Strategic Finance, FP&A, or similar roles
  • Highly proficient in advanced Excel with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to use data to identify and quantify opportunities for growth or profitability improvement
  • Polished communication skills and comfort working with internal stakeholders, including senior leadership
  • A self-starter with a positive attitude and ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

About Instacart

You can choose from a variety of local stores including Whole Foods, Safeway, Costco, Mariano's and many more, as well as being able to mix items from multiple stores into one order. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is nothing short of magical. 

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