About Canoo

If you're intrigued by the dream of working alongside the smartest & most revolutionary designers and engineers in the EV space, Canoo just may be the place for you. Are you a person who is irked by the status quo? Do you derive personal satisfaction from doing something you've never done before, and seeing that work actually put into production? Here at Canoo, every day is vastly different from the one before it, as we're moving swiftly toward our goal of changing the way the world looks at Urban Mobility. We’re a well-funded start-up, led by the who's who of EV business leaders, whose passion brought them together on this special mission. We're diligently preparing for our first vehicle launch and looking for deeply experienced and passionate talent, who are not just looking for a “job," but rather are driven to raise the bar and create new benchmarks within the global EV industry. Read on...

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate annual operating plan (budget) process and interim forecast updates
  • Analyze monthly and quarterly financial results to identify trends and explain variances in revenues, margins, expenses, capital spend and cash flows at a granular level
  • Oversee the preparation and analysis of monthly management reports and other analytics
  • Regular dialogue with business unit leaders
  • Analyze variances, trends, risks and opportunities, performance against budget/forecast/targets, key business drivers and sensitivities
  • Oversee the preparation of presentations for Senior Management, the Board of Directors, Investor Relations (including quarterly earnings call materials), our lenders, and other external parties
  • Assist in several external reporting related tasks requiring the parsing of financial data
  • Maintenance of management reporting structures
  • Assist in the development of the corporate FP&A team

In addition, the Director of FP&A may assist in the following areas:

  • Develop financial models to facilitate product revenue, standard and actual cost and spend analyses
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost reduction opportunities with operations, HR, regional leaders, etc.
  • Support the review of strategic corporate initiatives including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and other financial activities
  • Develop pro forma financial and discounted cash flow models, analyze results, and present findings
  • Perform special projects and other duties as required by the needs of the business
  • Work with the Finance and Accounting teams to develop and improve the financial reporting and business analysis framework; enhance reporting techniques and tools
  • Able to work flexible hours as needed during peak times

Experience

  • Bachelors degree required, MBA, CPA or CFA preferred
  • 10-12 years of relevant experience required
  • Significant experience creating, tracking, and controlling financial budgets, actual, forecasts and metrics
  • Advanced knowledge of financial planning business processes and budgeting
  • Solid knowledge of accounting is required
  • Demonstrated abilities to drive a team to accomplish goals through strong leadership and process discipline
  • Experience with one of the Big 4 audit firms a plus but not required
  • Must be highly computer literate and familiar with modelling and management reporting techniques, advanced excel skills required
  • Proven ability to source data from accounting and management reporting systems
  • Familiarity with Microsoft PowerPoint; ability to create presentations with great accuracy and timeliness
  • Must exhibit ownership of the tasks and analysis assigned to him/her, driving towards a resolution of open questions
  • Strong organization and planning skills; attention to detail
  • Ability to work with regional Finance Directors; ability to interact with staff and executives at all levels throughout the company
  • Possess maturity and leadership skills; ability to manage junior staff
  • The individual should be a team player as well as possess a strong sense of ownership for assigned tasks
  • Should be quick learner and self-starter who has the ability to work both independently and within a team environment and is accustomed to working with tight deadlines
  • Desire to work in a dynamic, nimble, entrepreneurial, empowered environment, yet one that is committed to best practice and to upholding the expectations of an SEC registrant

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • Four months paid primary care giver leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Participation in the Employee Equity Compensation Plan
  • Casual workplace with an unbelievable feeling of energy
  • Work in a high-growth start up that will redefine urban mobility

Canoo is an equal opportunity-affirmative action employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, past or present military service or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

Any unsolicited resumes or candidate profiles submitted in response to our job posting shall be considered the property of Canoo Inc. and its subsidiaries and are not subject to payment of referral or placement fees if any such candidate is later hired by Canoo unless you have a signed written agreement in place with us which covers the applicable job posting.