Upwork ($UPWK) is the world's largest freelancing website. Each year $1.7 billion of work happens through Upwork, allowing businesses to get more done and helping professionals break free of traditional time and place boundaries and work anytime, anywhere on projects they love. At Upwork, you'll help build on this momentum. Together, we'll create economic and social value on a global scale, providing a trusted online workplace for businesses to connect with extraordinary talent and work without limits.
The Financial and Strategic Planning team works closely with the CEO, CFO and executive leadership to make Upwork predictable. We own the company long-term plan, run the forecasting and variance process, drive annual planning, manage quarterly financials, execute our public company external reporting rhythm, and partner with the business to deliver insights and build business plans.
You will primarily focus on core financial planning activities to implement our strategic plans. You will be responsible for our long-term plan, quarterly guidance framework and analyst consensus, performing financial analysis, building financial models, preparing financial plans and budgets and executing FP&A tasks as part of our month close. To be successful, you must interpret and communicate insights in our $300M+ P&L to the executive leadership team.
What It Takes To Catch Our Eye
- 7+ years of experience
- Strong Advanced Excel skills and financial modeling skills
- Experience in a Private Equity firm
- Structured thinking: comfort with numbers, details, and ambiguity
- Communication skills and presence: Ability to express oneself clearly and concisely
- Strategic thinking: Ability to work independently and to solve problems with minimal supervision
- Passion for or familiarity with internet, technology trends and startups
- Experience with B2B, Marketplace or SaaS
Come change how the world works.
At Upwork you’ll help shape the future of work. From our offices in San Francisco, Mountain View and Chicago, together we’re creating exciting new opportunities for a world of professionals. You’ll be part of a vibrant culture built on shared values: Inspire a boundless future of work, Put our community first, Have a bias towards action, and Build amazing teams. Along the way you’ll have fun and enjoy the perks of a people-first company: Work from Home Wednesday's, daily breakfast and lunch, regular in-office happy hours, top-notch benefits … and more. Check out Upwork’s spotlight on The Muse for a glimpse of our daily work/life balance.
Upwork is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.