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Financial Analyst

Justin, TX

The Finance Analyst is a key member of the Finance team, providing support to various functional areas within Canoo. This position involves establishing and maintaining working relationships with engineers, buyers, and managers to gather detailed input for forecasts and budgets, and to support management with analysis and reporting.


  • Lead forecast of resource requirements for business groups, including headcount, capital, and operating expenses
  • Work with business partners to understand processes and develop driver-based forecasts
  • Partner with accounting for period close analysis and group level reporting
  • Provide insight on spending variances and project level reporting to business partners
  • Coordinate capital expenditure tracking and related cash forecast across engineering teams
  • Support program management team on the BOM cost consolidation and analysis
  • Develop business models to determine “make vs. buy” decisions for manufacturing
  • Update weekly, monthly, and quarterly financial reports, including budget against actuals, and variance analysis for the specific departments or projects assigned
  • Update engineering projects’ financial forecasts to provide best cashflow estimates
  • Work with engineering and purchasing teams to maintain the BOM cost forecast and cost improvement roadmap
  • Work with accounting and within finance to ensure purchase orders are appropriately accounted for by engineering project and department

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics, business, or engineering
  • Experience in the finance function, with responsibilities in forecasting, analysis, and reporting
  • Excel modeling experience

Preferred Experience 

  • Experience with enterprise resource planning (ERP) databases and Structured Query Language (SQL) programming
  • PowerBI, or proficiency in other visual reporting tools
  • Willing (and excited) to roll up their sleeves to dig through data, build ground up excel models, and do the work
  • Comfortable interacting with people of various backgrounds and levels – from first-year analysts to senior executives, sales, engineering, legal, etc.
  • Detail-oriented and data-driven, but can also understand the big picture and strategic elements of proposals
  • Resourceful and can figure out solutions where there may not be clear-cut systems or established methodologies

What's Cool About Working Here...

  • 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. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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