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Manager of FP&A (Hybrid)

May Mobility

May Mobility

Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

May Mobility is transforming cities through autonomous technology to create a safer, greener, more accessible world. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, May develops and deploys autonomous vehicles (AVs) powered by our innovative Multi-Policy Decision Making (MPDM) technology that literally reimagines the way AVs think.

Our vehicles do more than just drive themselves - they provide value to communities, bridge public transit gaps and move people where they need to go safely, easily and with a lot more fun. We’re building the world’s best autonomy system to reimagine transit by minimizing congestion, expanding access and encouraging better land use in order to foster more green, vibrant and livable spaces. Since our founding in 2017, we’ve given more than 300,000 autonomy-enabled rides to real people around the globe. And we’re just getting started. We’re hiring people who share our passion for building the future, today, solving real-world problems and seeing the impact of their work. Join us.

Job Summary

The Manager of FP&A will be responsible for the annual budget, rolling forecasts, variance to actual analysis, KPI tracking, management reporting, and analyses for new business cases. This role will be crucial in helping to tackle the company’s most important strategic questions including resource allocations, business planning, product strategy, and key investment decisions. The Sr. Manager of FP&A will support leaders across multiple business units and the executive team. We are looking for a candidate who will bring a fresh perspective on resource efficiency and prioritization for the company.

Job Description

  • Lead the budgeting, forecasting, and monthly close processes for all business units.
  • Partner with the accounting team on aspects of the monthly, quarterly, and annual close processes, including managing expense accruals, management reporting, and budget vs. actual variance analysis.
  • Update the forecast on a rolling basis including inputs for headcount spend, non-headcount spend, and capital expenses. Collaborate with business partners to ensure that the forecast is accurate, precise and achievable.
  • Analyze financial and operational results to understand and report on KPIs, variance to forecast, variance to budget, and underlying causes for business performance.
  • Prepare and present financial results, risks, and opportunities to business partners and the Senior Leadership Team. Use professional reports and compelling visuals to convey information.
  • Collaborate with leaders across the company to ensure resource allocation is aligned with company strategy. Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to improve resource management and properly prioritize company initiatives.
  • Act as a trusted financial advisor to business partners and the senior leadership team.
  • Drive continuous improvement of financial processes and systems to meet the needs of the growing business.
  • Develop financial projections, pro forma financial statements, and other analyses (e.g. NPV, breakeven, make vs. buy, payback, etc.) for new business cases.
  • Effectively communicate insights and plans to cross-functional team members and management, including recommendations backed by data.
  • Provide guidance and team development for direct reports as needed

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years relevant experience with increasing levels of responsibility and management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field
  • In-depth proficiency in aspects of accounting/finance and knowledge of US GAAP
  • Ability to present financial information to a non-financial audience
  • Strong project management and organizational skills are essential
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills are essential
  • Strong Excel skills and ability to create functional and scalable models
  • Superior communication skills and ability to foster communication/collaboration amongst departments
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines, prioritize workloads and achieve effective results in a dynamic, ever-growing and often ambiguous environment
  • Proven desire to learn and go above and beyond to continuously improve processes and deliverables
  • Ability to travel, if required to support the business

Desired Qualifications

  • MBA and/or CPA
  • Previous experience in finance for a software development function
  • Experience working with planning & reporting systems such as Netsuite or Hyperion
  • Experience with startup companies or high growth companies
  • Knowledgeable about the autonomous vehicle industry

Physical Requirements

  • Standard office working conditions which includes but is not limited to:
    • Prolonged sitting
    • Prolonged standing
    • Prolonged computer use
    • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Hybrid role based out of Ann Arbor, MI.
    • Hybrid employees work remotely from their home or alternative work space as well as from one of our offices or sites at an agreed upon cadence set by their leader and based on the nature of their role. _ number of days per week/month or as otherwise agreed to with manager (job function- job dependent) 2 to 3 days per week or 8 days per month in office. Weekly 1-4 days per week
  • Travel requirements - 0-10%

Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive healthcare suite including medical, dental, vision, life, and disability plans. Domestic partners who have been residing together at least one year are also eligible to participate!
  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Healthcare and Dependent Care Accounts available.
  • Rich retirement benefits, including an immediately vested employer safe harbor match.
  • Generous paid parental leave with immediate eligibility as well as a phased return to work.
  • Flexible vacation policy in addition to 18 paid company holidays.
  • Total Wellness Program providing numerous resources for overall wellbeing
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and/or people of color are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every qualification. At May Mobility, we’re committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workforce, so if you’re excited about this role but your previous experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification, we encourage you to apply anyway! You may be the perfect candidate for this or another role at May.

Want to learn more about our culture & benefits? Check out our website!

May Mobility is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, genetics or any other legally protected basis. Below, you have the opportunity to share your preferred gender pronouns, gender, ethnicity, and veteran status with May Mobility to help us identify areas of improvement in our hiring and recruitment processes. Completion of these questions is entirely voluntary. Any information you choose to provide will be kept confidential, and will not impact the hiring decision in any way. If you believe that you will need any type of accommodation, please let us know.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: May Mobility does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Furthermore, May Mobility does not pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency other than its approved partners.