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Senior Financial Analyst - Manufacturing

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

IT, Accounting & Finance
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Anduril Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to transform U.S. and allied military capabilities with advanced technology. By bringing the expertise, technology, and business model of the 21st century’s most innovative companies to the defense industry, Anduril is changing how military systems are designed, built and sold. Anduril’s family of systems is powered by Lattice OS, an AI-powered operating system that turns thousands of data streams into a realtime, 3D command and control center. As the world enters an era of strategic competition, Anduril is committed to bringing cutting-edge autonomy, AI, computer vision, sensor fusion, and networking technology to the military in months, not years.

Senior Financial Analyst - Manufacturing

This role will report to the Sr. Manager, FP&A, and will play a critical role in providing financial and operational metrics leading to insightful and data-driven business decisions to the Manufacturing organization at Anduril. This role has the unique opportunity to drive process development that facilitates impact across every product, program, and business area. Anduril is investing in next generation manufacturing capabilities. This role will directly enable Anduril’s vision to revolutionize defense tech manufacturing that will fuel growth and provide best in industry capabilities for our customers. The ideal candidate has a strong analytical and collaborative mindset, a solid understanding of financial and operational analysis, excellent modeling and data visualization skills, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead Anduril operating expense forecast process for Manufacturing including short and long-range financial planning, capital expenditure and inventory cash forecasts.
  • Serve as a strategic business partner, offering financial support and performance analysis to the Manufacturing operations management team. This includes collaborating with the Manufacturing and Supply Chain teams in providing clarity on operational performance details, formulating, tracking, and managing manufacturing KPIs to drive process improvement initiatives.
  • Support product cost tracking and inventory analysis, including scrap, inventory obsolescence, and productivity efforts.
  • Facilitates monthly Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) process.
  • Play a critical role in the monthly accounting close process by providing budget and forecast vs actuals analytics, helping to estimate accruals where necessary, and raising issues with accounting and finance leadership.
  • Serve as an advocate for your business partners, helping them to present investment cases and facilitate trade-off discussions where necessary.
  • Assist in development and maintenance of Excel models and Anaplan dashboards for periodic financial reporting, forecasting, and planning.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to provide ad-hoc analyses as needed.
  • Assist with the implementation of financial systems and process improvements to enhance reporting capabilities and data accuracy.
  • Support the preparation of financial reports and presentations for executive leadership and external stakeholders.

Who You Are

  • BA/BS with 5 years of prior experience in FP&A, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong analytical skills, enjoy technical modeling and forecasting using data-driven insights to drive business decisions.
  • Solid Excel and Powerpoint skills are a must
  • Ability to work autonomously, meet tight deadlines, and thrive in a fast-paced environment under pressure
  • Are a cross-team collaborator, able to work effectively with teams across multiple departments, time zones, and functions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to explain complex financial information to a variety of stakeholders
  • Prior experience with Anaplan or Netsuite is preferred
US Salary Range
$114,000$171,000 USD

The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offer may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and/or training, critical skills, and/or business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in the majority of full time offers; and are considered part of Anduril's total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits for full-time employees, including:

  • Platinum Healthcare Benefits: For U.S. roles, we offer top tier platinum coverage (medical, dental, vision) that are 100% covered by Anduril for you and 90% covered for your dependents.
    • For UK roles, Private Medical Insurance (PMI): Anduril will cover the full cost of the insurance premium for an employee and dependents.
    • For AUS roles, Private health plan through Bupa: Coverage is fully subsidized by Anduril.
  • Basic Life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance 100% covered by Anduril, plus the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Extremely generous company holiday calendar including a holiday hiatus in December, and highly competitive PTO plans.
  • 16 weeks of paid Caregiver & Wellness Leave to care for a family member, bond with your baby, or tend to your own medical condition.
  • Family Planning & Parenting Support: Fertility (eg, IVF, preservation), adoption, and gestational carrier coverage with additional benefits and resources to provide support from planning to parenting.
  • Mental Health Resources: We provide free mental health resources 24/7 including therapy, life coaching, and more. Additional work-life services, such as free legal and financial support, available to you as well.
  • A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians.
  • Daily Meals and Provisions: For many of our offices this means breakfast, lunch and fully stocked micro-kitchens.
  • Company-funded commuter benefits available based on your region.
  • Relocation assistance (depending on role eligibility).
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan - both a traditional and Roth 401(k). (US roles only)

The recruiter assigned to this role can share more information about the specific compensation and benefit details associated with this role during the hiring process.

Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Anduril team is made up of incredibly talented and unique individuals, who together are disrupting industry norms by creating new paths towards the future of defense technology. All qualified applicants will be treated with respect and receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, uniform service, Veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic per federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you are someone passionate about working on problems that have a real-world impact, we'd love to hear from you!

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