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Chief of Staff to CFO

Instacart

Instacart

Accounting & Finance, People & HR, Operations
United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

We're transforming the grocery industry

At Instacart, we invite the world to share love through food because we believe everyone should have access to the food they love and more time to enjoy it together. Where others see a simple need for grocery delivery, we see exciting complexity and endless opportunity to serve the varied needs of our community. We work to deliver an essential service that customers rely on to get their groceries and household goods, while also offering safe and flexible earnings opportunities to Instacart Personal Shoppers.

Instacart has become a lifeline for millions of people, and we’re building the team to help push our shopping cart forward. If you’re ready to do the best work of your life, come join our table.

Instacart is a Flex First team

There’s no one-size fits all approach to how we do our best work. Our employees have the flexibility to choose where they do their best work—whether it’s from home, an office, or your favorite coffee shop—while staying connected and building community through regular in-person events. Learn more about our flexible approach to where we work.

Overview

Instacart is looking for a Chief of Staff to support the Chief Financial Officer.

A successful Chief of Staff will be organized, strong in project management and prioritization, able to shift seamlessly between strategic counsel and smaller daily tasks and have excellent communication skills. This person should be a team-player and eager to work in a fast-paced and high-expectations environment.

This person will manage preparation for a variety of internal and external meetings, act as a strategic counsel to XFN partners and manage internal operations for the Finance function. They will contribute to strategic projects and initiatives that involve liaising with functions within the CFO’s scope and across the company.

About the Job

  • Lead complex, strategic cross-functional initiatives, proactively taking ownership of emerging opportunities and challenges (i.e., strategic planning, special projects), including investigating root causes of departmental challenges, connecting teams to solve them
  • Work across teams to manage business rhythm for CFO (team meetings, operating cadence, prioritizing and delegating work-streams etc.)
  • Act as a strategic counsel to XFN partners on behalf of the CFO
  • Support daily operations and partner with Executive Admins, Internal and External Communications and Finance Leads to help manage executive calendar and create process improvements across Finance
  • Ensure progress on priority work-streams and ensure follow-through of critical action items, help build decision-making frameworks, deliverables, etc.
  • Work across teams to prepare briefings and coordinate research for meetings with partners and key leaders (e.g. identify goals and talking points, provide background on attendees, etc.)
  • Writing initial drafts of internal comms, or proofing and advising on content/ communication, newsletters and org communications, and presentations
  • Able to travel < 10% of the time

About You

  • 10+ years of experience, ideally in consulting, investment banking, corporate tech, or investing, with significant exposure to executive audiences
  • Experience working directly with people at all levels, including building trusted advisor relationships with C-suite level executives and acting as a liaison between teams and leadership
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, break them down into manageable parts, and devise effective solutions
  • Experience managing multiple tasks under timelines and shifting priorities
  • Superior organizational skills and commitment to high-quality work product

Instacart provides highly market-competitive compensation and benefits in each location where our employees work. This role is remote and the base pay range for a successful candidate is dependent on their permanent work location. Please review our Flex First remote work policy here.

Offers may vary based on many factors, such as candidate experience and skills required for the role. Additionally, this role is eligible for a new hire equity grant as well as annual refresh grants. Please read more about our benefits offerings here.

For US based candidates, the base pay ranges for a successful candidate are listed below.

CA, NY, CT, NJ
$216,000$240,000 USD
WA
$207,000$230,000 USD
OR, DE, ME, MA, MD, NH, RI, VT, DC, PA, VA, CO, TX, IL, HI
$199,000$221,000 USD
All other states
$179,000$199,000 USD