Financial Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, July 21, 2023

Zipcar has an exciting role open for a Financial Analyst, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A). This role supports core areas of Zipcar’s business from a strategic and analytical perspective. The candidate in this position will marry operational aspects of the business into financial impacts allowing Zipcar to make the best strategic decisions for growth.

What you’ll do:

  • Consistently guide and deliver structured, insightful and actionable problem-solving analysis for key financial and business metrics, executing the analysis with high level of accuracy, surfacing the insight, visualizing the data and telling the story
  • Model various P&L line items related to the organization’s business operations including vehicle costs, risk-related costs and revenue accounts.
  • Develop and analyze monthly and periodic forecasts, annual business plans, and financial strategic planning initiatives.
  • Strategic partnership with senior management within the organization; responsible for tracking and reporting of results, drivers and report variances versus prior year, current forecast, and business plan to be presented to leaders
  • Support ad-hoc financial analysis and provide financial support to business partners in various projects.
  • Performs various financial calculations, including calculating KPIs, foreign exchange impacts, etc.

What You’ll love about being a Zipster in Finance

  • Opportunity to make an impact, and develop and grow outside the normal lines of your role to help the business, empowerment and ownership of your work
  • Collaborative, bring your whole self to work, authenticity, humility, diverse, respect one another, supportive of each other’s successes, friendly, FUN, talented in and out of the office, we have thought leaders in our midst
  • Exposure to and detailed working knowledge of a broad-spectrum of leaders and departments across the company and Avis Budget Group; ability to be highly influential to the growth trajectory of Zipcar

What drives success for this role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or in a quantitative field or related business discipline related business discipline.
  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ relevant data analytics experience related to finance or similar function with analytical responsibilities. Auto/supply-chain industry background a plus.
  • Expert Excel and elaborate financial modeling skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience with Oracle Financial Suit/financial planning interface; experience with a data visualization / BI tool
  • Ability to query, analyze and summarize data efficiently and accurately
  • Requires excellent analytical ability, attention to detail, and ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Must possess strong critical thinking skills, communication skills, have the ability to develop working relationships and be able to think independently and work well in team setting.
  • Experience in SQL, R and/or Python would be a plus.

What tops off the tank:
· Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance and other voluntary benefits through our parent company, Avis Budget Group
· Generous paid time off, including holidays, vacation, personal, sick, volunteer and Parental Leave options
· Tax-free benefit for public transportation or parking expenses
· Bicycle Reimbursement program
· 401(k) Retirement Plan with company matched contributions
· Free Zipcar Membership and other employee discounts, including discounts on renting and buying Avis/Budget cars
· Community involvement opportunities

Who are we?

Glad you asked! Zipcar is the world’s leading car-sharing network, found in urban areas and university campuses in more than 500 cities and towns. Our team is smart, creative and fun, and we’re driven by a mission – to enable simple and responsible urban living.

The extra mile:

We encourage Zipsters to bring their whole selves to work - unique perspectives, personal experiences, backgrounds, and however they identify. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer – M/F/D/V.


BostonMassachusettsUnited States of America