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About Aurora Solar
Are you ready to join the solar revolution? Look no further than Aurora Solar, where we're on a mission to create a solar energy future for all.
A fast-growing Series D company, Aurora is disrupting the clean energy industry and changing the course of history with our award-winning, industry-leading software. This software doesn’t just design millions of solar projects, but designs a better tomorrow, empowering solar companies to sell, design, and install residential and commercial solar arrays accurately, seamlessly, and at scale.
It’s our goal to have every solar installation in the world pass through our software, and we’ve got a stellar team that’s helping us get there. We were named one of “The Best Mid Sized Remote Companies To Work for in 2023” by BuiltIn.com and have been awarded #1 Solar Software platform by Solar Power World, and as we continue to build, we need even more passionate, skilled, and, well, energized people on board.
About the Role
We are looking for a driven and strategic Director of FP&A who is passionate about building a world-class FP&A team at an organization making a meaningful difference in the world. In this role, you will continue to build out a high-performing team and implement processes and systems that scale with Aurora’s hyper-growth and set the company up for future success. This position also oversees the Procurement function, which is a crucial part of the company’s strategy to grow responsibly and efficiently.
What You’ll Do
Lead the design and execution of the annual budget and ongoing forecasting processes
Play a key role in the long-term strategic planning processes
Review and evolve KPI reporting that provides impactful insights
Continuously improve and assist with Board and Executive reporting
Find opportunities to optimize spend and work to reduce costs and inefficiencies
Monitor key performance indicators, highlighting trends, and analyzing the root causes of variances to deliver valuable insight and recommendations
Simplify, streamline, and automate FP&A processes and make full use of forecasting and financial system capabilities that will allow us to continue to scale rapidly and globally
Collaborate with business partners to understand, distill, and communicate ongoing and evolving business trends that will drive management decisions and action
Perform frequent ad hoc projects to support senior management and business decisions
Work with the accounting team on month-end close to derive accurate and timely reporting that helps identify variances from expectations and trends
What We Value
A high-performance mentality
Management experience inspiring, developing, and retaining a strong finance team
Advanced modeling skills in Excel or Google Sheets, experience conducting sophisticated quantitative and qualitative financial analysis, and ability to generate data-driven insights
Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively across functions and levels throughout the company
Strong attention to detail and accuracy, coupled with big-picture strategic understanding
Ability to handle ambiguity and multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of SaaS business models and experience in analyzing SaaS metrics
In-depth understanding of financial statements and GAAP
Aurora is dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workforce of people who believe in and are passionate about creating a future of solar energy for all. We are an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and consider qualified applicants regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, citizenship, pregnancy status, veteran status, or any other differences. We encourage you to apply even if you believe that you do not meet all of the above criteria!
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For San Francisco applicants: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.
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