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Financial Planning Analyst

FlexGen Power Systems

FlexGen Power Systems

IT, Accounting & Finance
Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2023

FlexGen is seeking a FP&A analyst to perform our company's forecasting duties and make recommendations to improve our efficiency. The FP&A analyst will be responsible for maintaining forecasting, including fluctuation analysis. This person will be responsible for developing and implementing changes and new procedures based on the thorough review and analysis of our current policies, resources, operations, processes, and procedures.

Energy storage represents a multibillion-dollar market at the center of the energy transition. The integration of energy storage requires software and technological solutions that play a critical role in the adoption of renewables at scale—offsetting the intermittency and reliability challenges that renewable power generation creates for the grid. Since its founding in 2009, FlexGen has supported deployments of more than 3 GWh of energy storage systems across the U.S. and internationally for utility, microgrid, and C&I customers. The Company’s proprietary software platform allows energy storage owners to deploy various power market strategies and combine storage solutions with any form of generation.

FlexGen is dedicated to providing best-in-class service and performance for its customers, seeking to ensure safety, reliability and resiliency in all operating environments. FlexGen supports the customer across the full journey of developing an energy storage project, and leverages decades of engineering and software expertise to maximize value that its customers ultimately receive. The company’s HybridOS solutions include six distinct energy management solution applications including: DigitalTwin, FlexPack, SiteController, FleetManager, PowerCloud and FlexBidr.

Backed by a world-class group of investors including: founding investors Jerry Miller and Mark Dreyfus, legacy investors GE Venture and Caterpillar Ventures, an initial equity investment by venture capital firm Altria Group, a Series B led by Apollo Global Management, and a Series C led by Swiss investment firm Vitol with participation from all existing investors, FlexGen is poised to grow substantially and quite rapidly.

Major Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and/or maintain forecasting models and dashboards, including but not limited to P&L, treasury, backlog, and revenue.

  • Support in the creation of monthly reporting packages including the consolidation of flux analysis.

  • Maintain FlexGen’s financial data structure and build/automate financial dashboards and analysis in partnership with Accounting, Business Operations, Operations, and Sales.

  • Translate business strategies, initiatives, and projects effectively into financial modeling.

  • Continuously seek new ways to leverage business data to offer new insights and aid decision making.

  • Responsible for annual budgeting process.

  • Create ad-hoc reporting as requested.

  • Partner with Business Operations and across the organization to implement automation and process improvements by diagnose and identify problems and needs, and ensuring alignment with visions, strategy, and goals.

Position Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience working in fast-paced FP&A or corporate finance.

  • Bachelor’s in finance, economics, statistics, accounting, or related field required; advanced degree is a plus.

  • Desire to help position Finance team as a strategic business unit rather than a team that only processes transaction.

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills.

  • Strong business acumen and understands business implications of decisions beyond just financial implications.

  • Experience with NetSuite or other ERP software a plus.

  • Willingness and ability to work cross-functionally with other teams, including Operations and Sales.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills, and time management skills.

  • Ability to work 2-3 days per week from Durham, NC HQ.

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment.

FlexGen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, FlexGen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

FlexGen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

To the extent permitted by law, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing.