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Financial Analyst 

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Financial Analyst

About Proterra

Proterra's mission is to deliver clean, quiet transportation for all people. As the world's leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, California-based Proterra designs and manufactures battery-electric transit buses and HD / MD electric vehicle (EV) powertrains. To date, Proterra has delivered over 150 transit buses that have driven over 4 million miles, avoiding more than 27 million pounds of tailpipe emissions. Proterra recently set a world record for the longest distance traveled by an EV on a single charge, driving its Catalyst E2 Max 1,100 miles on a test track. Proterra aims to continue leading and accelerating the transition to 100% EV transportation in transit and beyond.

Proterra Finance and Strategy

The Finance and Strategy team at Proterra is responsible for driving business decisions and company strategy, creating financial plans and measuring performance, and evaluating new business opportunities. Proterra is in an exciting, high-growth stage, so you must be nimble, highly capable and comfortable operating with autonomy to thrive in our fast-paced environment. As a member of our small team, you will have an opportunity to significantly impact our business. We value cultural fit and a team-oriented attitude. We are passionate about sustainability and the electrification of heavy duty transportation. We are committed to hiring and developing top talent who share our passion. We offer a competitive salary, meaningful stock ownership, health benefits, and a positive work environment.

About the Role

Proterra is hiring a Financial Analyst based in Burlingame, CA. The focus of the role is financial planning and analysis with work including financial modeling, strategic analysis, developing business processes, and reporting. Additional focus areas will include corporate finance, investor relations, business development for financing products, and ad-hoc projects. The ideal candidate will combine strong financial and strategic acumen with rigorous analysis to inform decision-making by the company's senior leadership. This position will report to the Senior Manager of Corporate Finance.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the below. Responsibilities will evolve alongside the company's needs and increase with strong performance.

  • Lead financial planning and analysis and serve as the primary finance liaison to various departments of the company
  • Compare actual results vs. the forecast and analyze the drivers of any difference
  • Maintain and improve the company financial model and other business planning tools
  • Prepare financial review packages for the CFO and other executives
  • Support the execution of equity, debt, and product financing transactions, including a potential initial public offering, to fund the company's growth while reducing financial risk and cost of capital
  • Evaluate the economic and strategic considerations of financing alternatives
  • Develop ad-hoc financial models and analyses to support strategic decisions
  • Create presentations for executive level audiences, including Board of Directors meetings
  • Interact with executives and investors with poise and professionalism
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to improve the business

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree from a high-quality university
  • 2+ years of experience in finance, consulting, or similar roles
  • Advanced financial modeling skills and knowledge of finance / accounting principles
  • Committed to the timely delivery of detail-oriented work and continuous improvement
  • Strong interpersonal and written / verbal communication skills
  • Maintains the highest level of integrity, respect for others, and a positive attitude
  • Passion for sustainability and / or advancing electric transportation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra does not permit or tolerate unlawful discrimination against applicants or Employees.

 
Position Requirements  
EOE Statement Proterra is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all Employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law or ordinance. Proterra participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program (E-Verify).  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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