Associate Manager, Facilities Finance

Newark, CA Finance & Accounting - Business Finance Full-Time
Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

We are looking for a Associate Manager, Facilities Finance with a solid academic background and a desire to influence a cleaner future through the electrification of the transportation space. This role will play an integral part of the Corporate Finance team that directly supports the Facilities functional leader and helps secure the success of the company. If you are detail-oriented, able to multitask and like to take on new challenges, then we want to talk with you!
The Role:
  • Lead the budgeting, forecasting, and reporting process for the Facilities organization including headcount and operating expenses
  • Conduct financial analysis for lease/ buy proposals, associated opex spend as well as required Tenant Improvement in order to review and evaluate Facilities spend
  • Operate as Business partner to the Global Facilities Lead in order to support all financial activities and help drive informed and data driven decisions
  • Develop and manage Facilities master planning as the finance business partner to implement the strategic roadmap for Lucid’s global workplaces
  • Consolidate and analyze financial data including reconciliations, period-to-period variance analysis, establishing relevant KPI and cost targets, analyzing operating cost changes with insightful explanations. Develop annual operating plans and provide monthly financial forecasts.
  • Review purchase requests to ensure accuracy and compliance with financial plan.
  • Facilitate operating team alignment and decision making for ongoing capital and lifecycle facilities projects, present data in cohesive reports that provide clear communication and recommendations.
  • Actively participate with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope.
  • Provide objective business consultancy, business case assessments and financial guidance to the Facilities team
  • Partner closely with key Facilities stakeholders and operating teams to provide clear financial inputs and provide guidance on operational decisions.
  • Additional ad-hoc assignments and projects supporting departments across the organization including month-end financial reporting, longer-term Business Plan development, benchmarking and process analysis.
  • Provide new perspective to identify and propose opportunities for improvement across processes and business functions.
  • Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Engineering or related field.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA) – preferred.
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience, with a minimum of 3 years of variance analysis experience (actuals to forecast comparison) and period-to-period analysis.
  • Prior financial experience supporting the Facilities function/ Commercial Real Estate– preferred
  • Proven technical, quantitative and critical-thinking skills, high level of independent judgment, initiative and creativity to identify and clearly communicate key performance drivers to senior management.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments with a high degree of autonomy and accountability for results.
  • Demonstrated effective written, interpersonal and oral communication skills.
  • Established ability using Microsoft Office suite, particularly high proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience utilizing ERP system and Business Intelligence tools to support forecast updates, analytical review of actual results and annual budgeting processes; preferably experience with SAP/S4 HANA.
  • Finance experience at an Automotive OEM or Tier 1 Supplier – preferred.

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