Strategic Finance Associate, Infrastructure at Pinterest
San Francisco, CA, US

Millions of people across the world come to Pinterest to find new ideas every day. It’s where they get inspiration, dream about new possibilities and plan for what matters most. Our mission is to help those people find their inspiration and create a life they love. As a Pinterest employee, you’ll be challenged to take on work that upholds this mission and pushes Pinterest forward. You’ll grow as a person in your field, all the while helping users make their lives better in the positive corner of the internet. 

As a Finance Associate, you’ll ensure that we’re using our capital efficiently and are on track to achieve our long-term financial goals. You’ll measure financial performance, report utilization and operational results, lead our infrastructure capacity planning process, and perform strategic ad-hoc analysis as a CFO delegate for our Infrastructure organization. 

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with Engineering Infrastructure and TPM teams to develop annual, monthly, and weekly asset 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 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

What we’re looking for:

  • 4+ years of finance or business operational experience in a fast-paced industry
  • Knowledge and experience with public infrastructure cloud platforms and product offerings 
  • Experience in managing multiple work-streams end-to-end along with working across multiple functions and teams
  • Expertise in building high-level and detailed 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