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Associate, Finance and Strategy

Title: Associate, Finance & Strategy

Location: United States – Remote

About the Team

The Product Finance team is responsible for analyzing DoorDash’s research and development (R&D) investments to continue to drive our rapid growth. In addition to R&D forecasting, planning and analysis, we evaluate strategic R&D investment opportunities, blueprint cost savings efforts, evaluate investments that improve the experience for our consumers, merchants and dashers and collaborate on other high ROI projects to make a meaningful impact on the company’s bottom line.

About the Role

This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a growing team focused on Research and Development investments with a huge amount of impact. This role focuses on forecasting R&D spend, finding areas we can drive efficiencies, and evaluating investment opportunities in R&D technology. The right candidate will possess strong analytical and technical skills to influence data-driven business decisions.

You will report into a Senior Manager on our Product Finance team in our Finance & Strategy organization. Once our offices reopen, we expect this role to be either hybrid with some time in-office and some time remote or 100% remote, depending on where the candidate is based.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will

  • Take ownership of detailed financial models to forecast R&D spend, while working with business partners to further understand drivers of key operational metrics
  • Find ways to automate operational aspects of the financial planning & analysis process
  • Develop reports to track R&D budget vs. actuals and provide visibility to business partners around areas that are over or under-performing
  • Evaluate opportunities to invest in R&D technology and build financial models to support sourcing & procurement in negotiations
  • Identify and quantify key risks & opportunities in our business
  • Operate in a fast-paced and dynamic environment that is constantly evolving

We’re excited about you because you have…

  • 2+ years of finance experience at a high-growth tech company or investment bank
  • Advanced excel & financial modeling skills
  • The ability to manipulate large data sets, uncover hidden insights in our data, and meaningfully improve our understanding of our business through this process
  • Experience working on projects that require cross-functional collaboration
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We’re committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on protected categories, we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below. Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location. For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location. Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.

California Pay Range:

$85,000$135,000 USD

Colorado Pay Range:

$85,000$122,000 USD

New Jersey Pay Range:

$85,000$135,000 USD

New York Pay Range:

$84,999$135,000 USD

Washington Pay Range:

$85,000$128,000 USD