Electric Vehicle Lead Financial Analyst – FP&A(Engineering) 80 views

Electric Vehicle

location: Los Angeles, CA
The 21st century challenges are here, and we need 21st century solutions. As we continue to progress hyperloop from home, we are actively hiring for open roles. The interview process will continue online to ensure safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Virgin Hyperloop One team


The Senior Financial Analyst at Virgin Hyperloop One will play a critical role in providing insightful financial analysis to support overall company decision-making. Under minimal supervision, the candidate will be instrumental in budgeting, forecasting, reporting, financial modeling, ad-hoc analysis and process improvements. We are looking for a meticulous, independent, curious and creative Senior Financial Analyst with the ability to work well across multiple functions and respond well to rapidly changing demands. The successful candidate will also deliver insightful financial analyses and reports to internal/external parties. This is a key FP&A role with executive level visibility, assisting in crucial decision-making to execute the program efficiently and effectively. Ideal candidate is comfortable in a fast-paced environment and producing quality results quickly while adhering to deadlines


• Produce action-oriented financial analysis to aid in critical decision-making about technical execution, complex problems and long-term investments

• Coordinate and lead monthly budget versus actuals reporting with designated budget owners to fully understand financials, future plans, risks/opportunities and associated mitigation plans

• Produce value-added and thought-provoking variance explanations, identifying timing vs. permanent cost differences to budget

• Partner with Talent Operations and budget owners to identify headcount requirements in support of program objectives

• Support implementation of project-based planning and tracking of development costs

• Maintain multi-year plans to address resource planning with supporting scenario analysis

• Create and update financial models and tools, including instituting modeling best practices

• Work across multiple functions to assist in fund-raising activities

• Lead the implementation of improvements to the reporting and budgeting/forecasting processes

• Work closely with accounting department researching variance explanations, propose re-class journal entries, convey budget assumptions, etc.

• Able to address accounting/planning questions from budget owners (accounting treatment, cash vs. GAAP differences, etc.)

• Prepare reports for existing investors and lenders

• Perform ad-hoc financial analysis

• Other special projects as required


• Operates and thrives in a fast-paced, unstructured environment

• Demonstrates ability to work proactively to drive high priority actions to closure with limited guidance

• Maintains the highest standards of accuracy and precision

• Highly organized, flexible and easily adaptable to changing conditions

• Demonstrates ability to frame unstructured and complex analytical problems to senior leadership

• Possesses excellent communication skills — must be capable of presenting analytical results in verbal and written form across a multi-disciplinary organization

• Establishes positive relationships and works effectively across all areas of the company

• Strong business partnering and interpersonal skills

• Exhibits insatiable curiosity


• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Business

• Progressive advancement within Financial Planning and Analysis

• Solid understanding of accounting and finance principles, including comfort with all financial statements

• Experience creating diverse financial reports, modeling structures, and tools

• Financial modeling experience in Excel

• Advanced user of MS Excel (including: Pivot tables, Vlookups, Nested IF statements, Logic statements, etc.)

• Strong presentation skills


• MBA/CFA, or work experience equivalent

• Prior experience in Tech/Aerospace/Manufacturing/Engineering

• Previous startup experience a huge plus

• Prior experience with ERP system implementation (including testing, training and rollout)

• Master user of MS Excel

• Prior experience with Netsuite, Concur, and/or Coupa

Electric Vehicle

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