At Careem we are led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve lives in the Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan. We're pioneering the development of innovative services to aid the mobility of people, the mobility of things and the mobility of money.
We're in the driving seat as we help to define how technology will shape progress in some of the fastest-growing countries in the world.
Our teams are building tech to meet the needs of the future in areas including data and AI, e-commerce, technology-enabled logistics, maps, identity, and fintech.
We’re well placed to solve complex and meaningful challenges at scale, with deep tech expertise, strong regulatory relationships, a local presence, and increasingly specialised global teams which are structured to operate as autonomous start-ups.
Our team of over 400 engineers and developers are empowered to develop cutting-edge technology every day.
Careem was established in July 2012, became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Uber Technologies, Inc. in January 2020, and today operates in over 100 cities across 12 countries.
About the team
The Business Finance Team is an essential core component of Careem that sets the path for the commercial aspect and hence the success of Careem as a business.
The team has been in existence for a good four years and is set to strive for long term growth. One of our best achievements is saving $100m+ during COVID in 2020.
The Business Finance Team strongly believes in working together to leverage on each individual's strengths to achieve profitability and efficiency.
This is a 6-month contractual role and reports into Senior Business Finance Manager.
What you'll do
Analyse Technology spends, processes and metrics to guide the all Tech teams and verticals to achieve our company break-even goals.
Setup initiatives across all Technology and R&D spends and build trackers and tools to monitor and control spends vs budget allocated for different teams and verticals.
Initiate cross functional topics with our parent company and various stakeholders and implement them successfully.
Support continuous improvement of current budgeting, forecasting and planning process and deliverables related to Technology.
Prepare and analyze monthly management reports
Flag with different stakeholders like Finance and FP&A functions on any anomalies in spends.
Regular spend reporting (daily, weekly and monthly cadence) to the different stakeholders like Finance, Markets and Growth functions.
Assist in the development of scorecards, measurement tools and KPI’s
Prepare / support ad hoc reports and analysis
Active participation in special projects
What you'll need
6+ years of related experience in analyzing IT, R&D and Technology spends with Finance knowledge
Proficiency in Excel is required, knowledge of SQL is a plus
Proficiency in building excel models, spreadsheets, Tableau dashboards
Excellent written and verbal communication and analytical skills
Strong analytical skills, ability to work independently and part of a team
Experience with budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling
Results oriented, strong organizational and time management skills with ability to multitask.
Where you'll be
Even though we are working remotely, we are strong believers in collaboration and the power of building social connections with our teams.
For that reason, our offices are still open and provide plenty of collaboration-friendly spaces at times when teams need it or if you need a quiet space to work outside of home.
You’ll be working in the location you’re hired from. Due to legal and compensation considerations, you will need to be based out of the country you’re hired from as your primary work location.
What we'll provide you
In addition to a competitive long-term total compensation with salary and equity, we have a reward philosophy that expands beyond this.
As a Careem colleague you will be able to :
Be part of a Remote-First organisation
Work from any country in the world for 60 days a year
Use Unlimited Vacation days throughout the year
Access fitness reimbursements for health activities including : gym, health club and training classes.
Work and learn from great minds
Create impact in a region with untapped potential
Explore new opportunities to learn and grow every day