Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-05-13

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Senior

Salary

Salary not provided

Sr. Finance Analyst, Corporate Finance

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.

We are looking for a Sr. Finance Analyst, Corporate Finance with a solid academic background and a desire to influence a cleaner future through the electrification of the transportation space. This role will play an integral part of the Corporate Finance team that directly supports the G&A functional leaders and help secure the success of the company. 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 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United States
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.
 
Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement 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:

  • Lead the budgeting, forecasting and reporting process including headcount, operating expenses and capital expenditures.
  • Develop effective planning, reporting, and analysis processes for all administrative teams. Responsible for functional spend models, return on investment analyses and assisting in contract negotiations.
  • Consolidate and analyze financial data including reconciliations, period-to-period variance analysis, establishing relevant KPI and cost targets, analyzing operating cost changes with insightful explanations. Develop annual operating plans and provide monthly financial forecasts.
  • Review purchase requests to ensure accuracy and compliance with financial plan.
  • Facilitate operating team alignment and decision making, present data in cohesive reports that provide clear communication and recommendations.
  • Actively participate with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope.
  • Provide objective business consultancy, business case assessments and financial guidance to administrative teams.
  • Partner closely with all internal stakeholders and operating teams to provide clear financial inputs and provide guidance on operational decisions.
  • Additional ad-hoc assignments and projects supporting departments across the organization including month-end financial reporting, longer-term Business Plan development, benchmarking and process analysis.
  • Provide new perspective to identify and propose opportunities for improvement across processes and business functions.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Engineering or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) – preferred.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience, with a minimum of 3 years of variance analysis experience (actuals to forecast comparison) and period-to-period analysis.
  • Proven technical, quantitative and critical-thinking skills, high level of independent judgment, initiative and creativity to identify and clearly communicate key performance drivers to senior management.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments with a high degree of autonomy and accountability for results.
  • Demonstrated effective written, interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Established ability using Microsoft Office suite, particularly high proficiency with Excel and PowePoint.
  • Experience utilizing ERP system and Business Intelligence tools to support forecast updates, analytical review of actual results and annual budgeting processes; preferably experience with SAP/S4 HANA.
  • Finance Analyst experience at an Automotive OEM or Tier 1 Supplier – a huge plus!