Financial Analyst, Finance Operations/Tactical Planning



IT, Accounting & Finance, Operations
Foster City, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 4, 2024
Zoox’s Finance team is looking for a dynamic, experienced analyst to join our fast-paced and evolving business. The Finance team is responsible for managing day-to-day operations and stewarding the company transition from R&D and product development to operating and scaling a commercial service. Specifically, we maintain short and long-term financial models, formulate financial statements and managerial reports, implement tools and processes to support decision making, perform financial analysis of strategic initiatives, and much more.
As a Financial Analyst in the Finance Operations function you will own, execute, and improve multiple workstreams on a monthly, quarterly, and annual cadence. This will include activities in month-end and quarter-end close processes, planning and forecast cycles, managerial and ad-hoc reporting, master data governance, and several other high-impact areas. This central role will interface with business partners across other Finance functions as well as Accounting, Business Applications, People Experience, and multiple Departments within the Zoox organization.
A successful candidate must be willing and able to work through ambiguity to understand process requirements and quickly ramp to take ownership of your workstreams. You must also strive to continuously improve each workstream under your scope as Zoox evolves. Effective collaboration and communication will be key to deliver accurate and timely results that add strategic insight to the Finance ecosystem.


  • Zoox and Department level managerial reporting packages for month-end and quarter-end reporting
  • Planning Cycle templates and trackers for annual Operational Plans and quarterly Risk & Opportunities updates
  • Master Data Governance, ensuring accuracy and alignment across systems through company expansion into Production Manufacturing and Commercial Service
  • Month-end goods receipt and invoice accrual investigations and maintenance
  • Ad-hoc projects


  • BA/BS degree, preferably in a Finance, Accounting, or a quantitative field
  • 3+ years experience in an FP&A, Accounting, Business Analyst, or other analytical role
  • 2+ years of direct experience with business process development, building and maintaining Excel-based financial models, forecast input templates, and dashboards
  • Experience with annual budgeting, rolling forecasting, capital budgeting, and/or long-term strategic planning
  • Experience with large-scale ERP system (SAP, Oracle, etc)
  • Ability to develop strong, cross-functional working relationships across the finance team and beyond
  • Highly analytical, with proven ability to synthesize and analyze large amounts of data to develop clear insights and recommendations
There are three major components to compensation for this position: pay, Amazon Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), and Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights. The pay range for this position is $109,000 to $152,000. A sign-on bonus may be offered as part of the compensation package. Compensation will vary based on geographic location and level. Leveling, as well as positioning within a level, is determined by a range of factors, including, but not limited to, a candidate's relevant years of experience, domain knowledge, and interview performance. The pay range listed in this posting is representative of the range of levels Zoox is considering for this position.
Zoox also offers a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off (e.g. sick leave, vacation, bereavement), unpaid time off, Zoox Stock Appreciation Rights, Amazon RSUs, health insurance, long-term care insurance, long-term and short-term disability insurance, and life insurance.
About Zoox
Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.
If you need an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process please reach out to accommodations@zoox.com or your assigned recruiter.
A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.