Financial Analyst
Tesla Motors - Palo Alto, CA

This job posting is no longer available on Tesla Motors. Find similar jobs: Financial Analyst jobs - Tesla Motors jobs

About Tesla

Tesla Motors hires highly qualified and dedicated individuals. We keep teams small, so each team member must be among the most technically gifted in his or her field. The people we seek could work anywhere they want and tend to be the most highly prized by their employer.

You must have a genuine passion for electric vehicles and electric propulsion systems. Without passion, you would find what we're trying to do too difficult. You must thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial company. We are building real products – not presentations: This must excite you. We offer a competitive salary, meaningful stock ownership, health benefits, a fun work environment and the opportunity to change the paradigm of human transportation.

The Role

Tesla is looking for an experienced FP&A Analyst to join a newly formed FP&A team responsible for developing and implementing financial and operational processes, creating financial plans, and delivering management reporting. This position will also develop analytical tools and metrics to facilitate decision making by Tesla’s executive team. The ideal candidate will have a track record of academic and professional achievement and demonstrate a broad understanding of finance & accounting concepts with a strong passion for Tesla’s business. This position will report to the FP&A Manager and will work in Palo Alto, CA.


Leading financial planning activities, including development of regular forecasts through coordination with cross-functional teams.

Creating and maintaining business planning tools including the corporate financial model.

Preparing monthly financial review packages for use by CFO and other executives to understand key business metrics and operational performance.

Leading preparation of financial materials for Board of Directors meetings.

Supporting cross-functional systems projects.

Partnering with Controller in support of general financial reporting requirements, including SEC filings and financial audits.

Providing financial analysis support to Tesla’s VP of Investor Relations.

Leading all Department of Energy reporting activities.

Evaluating financial and operating metrics of the company and providing strategic insights, hypotheses, and supported conclusions based on personal analysis.

Understand how the product relates to global strategic issues and use that understanding to drive tactical decisions and effectively relate to the other functions and leaders in the company.


Bachelor's Degree from top tier university required.

2-4 years experience in financial planning and analysis for high-quality companies.

The highest level of integrity and accountability.

Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact effectively with executives.

Ability to work independently and think creatively with a proven track record of execution.

Tesla Motors is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law.

Tesla Motors - 2 years ago - save job
About this company
52 reviews
Tesla Motors intends to spark the public's passion and eco-conscience for electric vehicles. Founded in 2003, the company...