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Sr. Financial Analyst, Operations

Company: Rivian
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.

As a company, we constantly challenge what's possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.

We operate development centers in Plymouth, Michigan; Southern California (Irvine, Carson & LA); Silicon Valley (San Jose and Palo Alto); Vancouver, British Columbia; and Surrey, England; as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois.

Rivian is looking to hire a Sr. Financial Analyst for its growing team to support our Operations organization, based out of our development site in Palo Alto.


  • Lead the data science and analytics function for Operations Finance by designing and executing our business intelligence strategy
  • Be a key strategic partner for our operations leadership team, including VPs and our COO
  • Serve as a trusted partner to the Operations organization by articulating, reviewing, and analyzing financial forecasts
  • Design & prepare recurring reports and live dashboards for key metrics across the Operations organization
  • Prepare and present insightful analysis to support leadership in decision-making
  • Partner with other data science and analytics roles to share best practices
  • Organize and structure monthly reporting and forecasting processes for the Operations finance team
  • Proactively work to improve data quality and collection processes to drive continuous improvement in forecast timing and accuracy


  • A passion for sustainability and keeping the world adventurous forever
  • Top-tier analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment with imperfect data
  • Meticulous attention to detail with an ability to step-back and see the big picture
  • Agile and able to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Ability to effectively articulate financial stories in a clear and concise manner, written and verbally
  • Expert at Excel, and a strong proficiency with PowerPoint required
  • Experience with Tableau, PowerQuery, PowerBI, Python, R, and/or SQL
  • Experience with SAP or Adaptive Insights is a plus
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Data Science, Engineering, or relevant experience
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience in Finance, Data Science, Consulting, Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, or Logistics

Equal Opportunity

Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at


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