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Sr. Finance Analyst, Retail Network Operations

Company: Lucid Motors
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobilityAt 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.
This FP&A role is responsible for leading and supporting the forecasting, budgeting, and reporting process for the growing retail operations of the Lucid Studios and Service Centers. This role is focused on planning and reporting for Payroll, OpEx, and CapEx for all retail locations. In addition, the role will help to provide leverage to the broader Retail Finance team, lead ad hoc analysis for stores, maintain and improve store reporting, and help ensure oversight of store expenses. The candidate will be required to effectively partner with key stakeholders including Retail Operations, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Marketing, & many others.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the monthly and quarterly reporting and consolidations of forecasts and budgets for the Retail Operations, including headcount, operating and capital expenses
  • Ensure budget and forecasts are based on sound assumptions and analytics, are accurate and submitted on time, and have been appropriately vetted and reviewed by relevant business partners using effective communication materials
  • Maintain expense tracking, forecasting, and expenditure control processes to support month-end and quarter-end
  • Deliver analytical insights to track, optimize, and challenge Retail operations to support decision making (i.e. Same Store Comparisons, Market Comparisons, etc.)
  • Become the SME on proper accounting treatment in Actuals and Forecast of current and future lease obligations under lease accounting standards (ASC 840, ASC 842, IFRS 16)
  • Prepare and validate journal entries (accruals & re-classes) and analyze open commitments/purchase orders for accuracy
  • Manage the P2P process for all retail operations spend activities
  • Recognize areas to improve the effectiveness of our financial planning and forecasting activities to streamline and improve processes
  • Collaborate with accounting and other finance partners to bridge actual results to plan and identify cost savings opportunities
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting - MBA/CPA a plus
    • Additional qualifications in mathematics, computer science, statistics would be a bonus
    • 5-7 years of work experience or involvement in retail operations, retail planning, and forecasting experience, with a minimum of 3 years of financial analysis experience
    • Knowledge of accounting/financial/operational principles and processes, including in-depth knowledge of lease accounting (ASC 840, ASC 842, IFRS 16)
    • Proven experience in budgeting, planning, forecasting, closing, and reconciling operating spend; ability to effectively articulate variances and financial stories in a clear and concise manner
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to interact with various business partner relationships and management levels
    • Proven organization skills with ability and flexibility in prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced, growth environment
    • Proven ability developing and improving processes, including automating reporting and forecast modeling
    • Strong SAP S4/Hana, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills required, Tableau a plusAt 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 StatesAt 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.

Keywords: Lucid Motors, Newark , Sr. Finance Analyst, Retail Network Operations, Professions , Newark, California

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