Finance Analyst - Program and Product Cost
Leading the future of luxury mobility Lucid's mission is to inspire the adoption of sustainable energy by creating the most captivating luxury electric vehicles, centered around the human experience. Working at Lucid Motors means having a shared vision to power the future in revolutionary ways. Be part of a once–in–a–lifetime opportunity to transform the automotive industry. We are looking for a Financial Analyst to deliver accurate, data–based information and provide sophisticated reporting. This role will play an integral part of the Finance team that directly helps secure the success of the company. The focus of the team is to provide a high degree of financial transparency across the company and facilitate business decision coordination with all departments.The RoleConsolidate and analyze financial data including reconciliations, period–to–period variance analysis, derivation of vehicle cost targets, analyzing cost deviation with variance explanations.Maintain the financial status of multiple projects in weekly status reports showing budget, forecast, Purchase Request status, Purchase Order status, as well as applicable accounting data.Develop profitability models estimating capital payback periods and rates of return.Identify depreciation periods for each type of spend.Ensure the fiscal requirements of each vendor contract are strictly adhered to (especially in terms of: invoicing, costs, payments, and budgets).Develop and refine business case assessments with relevant teams to support Program decisions.To 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 and financial guidance to the company.Partner closely with the operating team (including: Retail, Engineering, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, Program Management, Marketing, and Business Development) to understand financial inputs and provide guidance on operating decisions.Additional ad–hoc assignments and projects supporting departments across the organization including month–end financial reporting, longer–term Business Plan development, bench–marking and process analysis.Provide new perspective to identify and propose opportunities for improvement across processes and business functionsQualificationsBachelor's degree in Finance, Engineering or related fieldMaster's degree in Business Administration (MBA) – preferredAt least 5 years' relevant experience, with a minimum of 2 years of variance analysis experience (actuals to forecast comparison) and period–to–period analysisProven technical, quantitative and critical–thinking skills, high level of independent judgment, initiative and creativity to identify and clearly communicate key performance drivers to senior managementAbility to manage multiple projects and assignments with a high degree of autonomy and accountability for resultsDemonstrated effective written, interpersonal and oral communication skillsEstablished ability using Microsoft Office software with a high proficiency with ExcelFinance analyst experience at an Automotive OEM or Tier 1 Supplier – a huge plus!Be part of something amazing 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. At Lucid, we don't just welcome diversity – we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. 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. 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.