Senior Project Analyst, Finance

  • NEXTracker™
  • NEXTracker, Inc., Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA, United States
  • Mar 10, 2017
Full time Energy - Solar Renewable Energy

Job Description

 

NEXTracker is one of the most promising, fastest growing companies in today’s solar industry. We design and manufacture next generation PV tracking systems that dramatically improve the economics of solar power. Applications range from distributed generation to massive utility-scale power plants across domestic and international markets. It is an exciting time to join NEXTracker as we expand the leadership team to meet the challenges of rapid growth in the B2B solar industry. With one of the most experienced management teams in solar, category-leading products, and a fortified technology roadmap, NEXTracker is making a dramatic impact on the power plant of the future.

The Senior Project Analyst in Fremont, CA will be an integral part of the finance team at NEXTracker. This is a key position and will be high visibility throughout the organization.  This role will act as a Business Partner and liaison between the Project Managers and internal Accounting organization.  The Senior Project Advisor will be responsible for developing and refining project P&L templates, ongoing improvement related to budgeting, estimating, cost accounting and allocation, and tracking of financial data.   We are looking for someone who will analyze financial data related to projects and make recommendations to improve ROI, streamlined efficiencies and optimization of resources. Experience in cost accounting or with project P&Ls in a construction or construction related company is required.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

  • Intense collaboration
  • Passionate customer focus
  • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
  • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
  • Strong communication skills

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do…

  • Liaises between Project Managers and the Finance Team 
  • Develops project based P&L and cash flow templates for project managers,
  • Working alongside project managers, assists in the development of project-specific budgets reflecting detailed project contract terms
  • Maintains project-related records, including proposed change orders and change orders
  • Analyzes actual and forecast data and provides detailed commentary on budget to actual variances as well as changes in forecasts, addressing deviations from targeted financial metrics.
  • Develops and maintains project allocation methodologies
  • Investigates all project expenses not billed to customers; assists in the approval of the write-off of any project-related billings
  • Assists in the collection process
  • Assists in closing out project accounts upon project completion
  • Identifies opportunities for operational improvements, including cost saving or profit generating opportunities
  • Assist in reconciliations at month end and quarter end close
  • Assist in quarterly reviews and year-end audit activities.
  • Aggregate and prepare actual and forecast financial data. Compare the current forecast against the prior forecast.

Here is some of what you’ll need (required)…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance Accounting, or related field or equivalent experience and training.
  • 5-7 years of Cost Accounting, Budgeting, Contract Review, Data analysis, and ROI optimization
  • Ability to effectively communicate in both writing and orally information to top management and external parties.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Demonstrates expert functional, technical and people and/or process management skills as well as customer (external and internal) relationship skills.
  • Experience in a high-growth construction related company

Here are a few of our preferred experiences…

  • Experience in Solar and with working with international operations

Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide…

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers

Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law.

Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accesibility@flextronics.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

 

Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. 

Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law.

Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accesibility@flextronics.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address.

Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position.

Thank you for considering a career with Flex. 

Job Level

Mid-level, Senior-level

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