Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-09-21

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

Manager, Finance Systems

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
 
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
 
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

Our Corporate Finance FP&A team is looking for a Manager of Finance Systems with a solid academic background and a desire to influence a cleaner future through the electrification of the transportation sector. If you are detail-oriented, able to multitask and like to take on new challenges, then we want to talk with you!

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols  
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
 
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
 
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

The role:

  • Daily management and administration of the financial systems including ERP, budget/forecast and BI/Reporting tools including monitoring, troubleshooting, and enhancing the systems based on prior knowledge and user requirements 
  • Become a subject matter expert in how Lucid financial systems operate and apply the knowledge when enhancing and troubleshooting systems
  • Leverage financial and system knowledge to create and improve financial reporting at Lucid
  • Administer and optimize the creation and maintenance of Finance master data to support financial reporting including profit center, cost center and chart of accounts reporting hierarchies.  
  • Understand the financial reporting and planning process and pro-actively provide system solutions in that financial analysts spend more time analyzing and less time preparing financial statements 
  • Perform detailed testing for new financial systems and features ensuring new systems go in bug free   
  • Front-end report writer for new standard reports, dashboards and data sets by leveraging financial statement knowledge to produce better reports
  • Enable smaller system enhancement initiatives with autonomy 
  • Maintain end-user training content and hold ongoing trainings to teach customers to use and optimize the systems
  • Partner across customer base of Finance, Accounting, and Treasury to provide first level support for issues and enhancements
  • Bridge IT and Finance functions and partner with IT to provide relevant system solutions
  • Additional ad-hoc assignments and projects supporting departments across the organization
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or similar field of study
  • 8+ years of relevant experience administering financial systems- SAP experience highly desirable  
  • Solid understanding of key performance measures and financial statements 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to take large data sets and organize and structure to support the decision-making process  
  • Demonstrated experience building front-end financial reports in financial systems and automating manual processes
  • Experienced track record of administering a forecast/ budget system working with FP&A  
  • Query and report writing experience including advanced Microsoft excel formulas, SQL or other similar system experience
  • Proven quantitative and critical-thinking skills
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and ability to simplify a technical concept so that non-technical partners can understand
  • Ability to take large unstructured data sets and organize and draw meaning from them
  • Experience at an automotive OEM, automotive Tier 1 supplier or large-scale manufacturing organization a huge plus!