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Forecast, Planning & Analysis Manager (FP&A Manager)

Damon Motorcycles

Damon Motorcycles

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, September 29, 2023

We are looking for an exceptional Manager of Forecasting, Planning, and Analysis who will play a critical, hands-on role in our finance team at a hyper-growth, fast-paced, technology-driven company.

You will be a core member of our Forecasting, Planning, & Analysis business-partnering team and help drive the business by building budgets, forecasts, projections, and internal management reporting, as well as analyzing business results and key performance indicators.

Reporting to CFO, you will work closely with our leaders and their teams to raise their financial acumen by providing business insights and recommendations that influence key decisions, optimize CAPEX and OPEX resources, minimize risks, and drive business growth. You will look for inefficiencies in our financial processes, recommend and implement improved processes that drive better reporting and business performance.

This opportunity would be the perfect fit for you if:

  • You are unapologetically inquisitive and have a passion for learning.
  • You can juggle multiple, complex projects while keeping a smile on your face.
  • You know you don’t always have the answer and are not timid about asking for help.
  • You lead by example and with a people-first mindset.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES but not limited to:

  1. Owns the FP&A reporting calendar and the company planning cycle, including the long-range planning process including managing all budget and forecast deadlines and deliverables in close partnership with teams throughout the business.
  2. Develops/update financial models related to potential growth scenarios with various business factors.
  3. Develop a strong understanding of business processes and operations to effectively present financial results to Leadership team.
  4. Perform analysis and interpret financial results to enable effective business decisions, identify trends and make recommendations for improvements to our forecasts and processes. Closely manage and monitor all cost drivers and advise on incremental commitments towards budgeted spending.
  5. Drive activities including reporting, provide forward-looking analysis and financial input to projects and business initiatives.
  6. Support quarter/month-end reporting by taking on some reporting tasks and providing operating results and variance analysis.
  7. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to maintain the Company’s Management Discussion and Analysis disclosure requirements.
  8. Any other duties or task assigned to support the Finance team.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Accounting or related field preferably with CPA designation or equivalent.
  • A minimum 6 to 8 years of relevant work experience in a minimum 3 to 4 years in similar leadership position preferably in manufacturing environment.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently in an ambiguous, unstructured environment and able to build complex financial models with minimal guidance.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build constructive working relationships, team-oriented with the ability to influence others at all levels in the organization.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to translate finance and accounting concepts into operational insights and recommendations.
  • Strong attention to detail with a strategic mindset, with a proven ability to highlight inefficiencies and make improvements to processes.
  • Naturally inquisitive: Great business acumen with the desire to understand the interworking of business processes and our data which is paramount to performing accurate analyses.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities, projects and activities.
  • Eagerness to learn and adapt to change in a hyper-paced environment.
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, financial modeling, and analytical skills. Experience with turning data into various charts and graphs visuals and experience in developing financial reports and metrics, using BI tool e.g., Power BI, etc.
  • Familiarity with SAP would be an asset.

Bonus Points: A passion for motorcycles and/or electric vehicles and electronics manufacturing experience

BENEFITS:

  • Extended health care
  • Dental care
  • Vision care
  • Paid time-off
  • Optional Motorcycle Riding School

To apply, please complete an application via our website https://damon.com/careers & click on View Open Roles, select the role you wish to apply for & then click on Apply for this Job.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

ABOUT DAMON MOTORS:

Damon Motors is a global technology leader disrupting urban mobility. With offices in San Rafael, California and headquarters in Vancouver, Canada, Damon is on a mission to cause a paradigm shift for safer, smarter motorcycling. The company is delivering on its promise with award-winning innovation and unprecedented technologies. Anchored by its proprietary electric powertrain, HyperDrive™, Damon has captivated the motorcycling world by delivering earth-scorching speed, ferocious design, and epic new features, including CoPilot™ and Shift™, that are attracting an entirely new generation of riders. With rapid market adoption from eager buyers in the US and abroad, Damon is setting a new standard for motorcycle safety and sustainability worldwide.

For more information on how Damon technology is defining the new industry standard, please visit damon.com.