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Senior Financial Analyst, Manufacturing Engineering

Company: Rivian Automotive
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Rivian is looking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst for its growing team to support our Manufacturing Engineering organization, based out of our development site in Palo Alto, CA. THIS IS WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Be a key strategic partner for our Manufacturing Engineering leadership team, including Sr. Directors and our EVP of Manufacturing Engineering
  • Organize and structure weekly/monthly reporting and forecasting processes for the Manufacturing Engineering finance team
  • Serve as a key business partner to the Manufacturing Engineering organization by articulating, reviewing, and developing financial forecasts, and executing financial planning needs
  • Consolidate recurring forecasts for the Manufacturing Engineering organization across Manufacturing verticals; includes collecting and tracking headcount, operating and capital expenses
  • Design & prepare recurring reports on key metrics across the Manufacturing Engineering organization
  • Provide ad-hoc financial analysis for make vs. buy business cases and other strategic business decisions
  • Prepare and present insightful analysis to support leadership in decision-making
  • Conduct variance analysis to forecast, track KPIs, and identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Partner with Accounting and other Finance teams to perform monthly and quarterly close responsibilities; includes managing accruals and preparing close presentations
  • Proactively work to improve data quality and collection processes to drive continuous improvement in forecast timing and accuracy THIS IS WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
    • A passion for sustainability and keeping the world adventurous forever
    • Top-tier analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to adapt in an ever-changing and 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 SAP, Adaptive Insights, Tableau, PowerQuery, PowerBI, and/or SQL a big plus
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Engineering, or relevant experience in a related field highly preferred
    • Minimum 3 years of related experience in Finance, Consulting, Investment Banking, Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Logistics, or other related field required

Keywords: Rivian Automotive, Palo Alto , Senior Financial Analyst, Manufacturing Engineering, Professions , Palo Alto, California

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