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Sr. Financial Analyst (PENA)

REQ: REQ-141492 Finance

Panasonic Energy of North America
  • Sparks, NV, United States
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Sr. Financial Analyst (PENA)

Primary Role and Responsibilities

  • Working closely with all department heads in the preparation of annual business plans (budgets) including capital investment.
  • Build and manage monthly capital expenditure forecasting process and own achievement of the budget/forecast.
  • Provide reporting back to management locally and in Japan regarding a comparison of actual to forecast, prior forecast and business plan.
  • Additional projects and/or ad hoc analysis as requested by either CFO or the executive team.
  • Support of the monthly financial close process.
  • Work in collaboration, and proactively communicate, with Engineering, Accounting, Finance, and Department managers.
  • Build and manage monthly capital expenditure forecasting process and own achievement of the budget/forecast.
  • Maintain forecast files that include commitments and payments for capital projects vs budget.
  • Provide variance analysis of actual vs forecast capital expenditures.
  • Perform ROI analysis on planned capital expenditures to better assist leadership team with investment prioritization.

Education and Qualifications

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics
  • Advanced literacy with Microsoft Office, especially Excel spreadsheets and database functions
  • 5+ years of related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of SAP, Oracle or another fully integrated ERP systems
  • Working knowledge of accrual-based accounting within a manufacturing environment
  • Understanding and interpreting complex financial analysis

 Communication and Other Requirements

  • Strong customer service skills including excellent verbal, written, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of handling confidential information in a responsible manner
  • Responds to inquiries from Operations managers, production control, finance in a timely manner
  • Flexibility and Multi-tasking capabilities
  • Highly organized and able to follow a systematic method of performing a task
  • Ability to collaborate and form teams
  • Ability to work with domestic and international teams

About Us:

Panasonic Energy of North America (PENA) is collaborating with Tesla at a massive battery factory near Reno, Nevada which is known for its quality of life and expansive outdoor adventures. Panasonic's role at the Gigafactory is to manufacture and supply cylindrical lithium-ion cells to Tesla for their electric vehicles and energy storage systems.

Over the past few years, the Gigafactory has grown to the largest lithium-ion battery factory in the world. Together with our partner Tesla, we continue to revolutionize the lithium-ion battery space and accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable energy and transportation.

Our mission at PENA is to make the vision of affordable Electric Vehicles a reality by producing the world’s safest, high quality, and lowest cost batteries.  Through this effort we will create a clean energy society and our products will change society’s use of and perceptions of electric power.

In addition to an environment that is as innovative as our products, we offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Supplemental Information:

Pre-employment drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. without restriction.

Panasonic is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Energy of North America.




REQ: REQ-141492 Finance

  • Sparks, NV, United States
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