Director, Corporate FP&A at ESS
Wilsonville, OR, US

Catalyzing a cleaner future.

Energy Storage Systems (ESS Inc) is a fast-growing, venture-backed, multi patented, clean technology company headed to the NYSE (GWH), located in Wilsonville, OR.  ESS has developed an extremely cost-effective energy management system that combines an environmentally safe, abundant, and non-toxic iron electrolyte with our patented flow cell design. Our advanced flow battery technology combines high performance with low cost, renewable integration designed for commercial, industrial, and utility applications.

Our company is looking for a Director, Corporate FP&A to join our team. Reporting to the CFO, this position will be an integral part of the leadership team. This position involves close interaction with numerous cross-functional disciplines, including engineering, and multiple manufacturing environments.  Applicant must be comfortable working in a team environment that is fast paced and dynamic.  A strong commitment to quality and continuous improvement is required.

Benefits of working at ESS.

In addition to the value of working with and helping grow a global reaching clean technology, ESS offers a Company assisted Health insurance, Approved PPE Reimbursement, Medical & Dental; FLEX spending account; 8 paid holidays; 401K, and a competitive PTO accrual. 

How you’ll spend your days:

  • Support ad hoc projects and help define process & systems improvements to support company growth;
  • Provide a high level of thought process to recommend areas for improvement and lead projects to enhance the reporting and analytical infrastructure;
  • Assist with preparation of quarterly Board and Investor presentations;
  • Direct the overall process for the bottoms-up development of the annual expense budget, resource planning analysis, and rolling forecast updates;
  • Enhance and/or define reporting requirements to support the business and operations – standardize them, – centralize delivery;
  • Provide management team with insightful decision support and drive executive level ad hoc financial analysis as required;
  • Establish and maintain strong business controls; drive increased visibility into expense risk areas;
  • Assist with Company’s 5-year modeling process.

 

What you bring to the table.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field; MBA preferred;
  • Strong collaboration and team building skills, especially with the Accounting organization;
  • Provide a high level of thought process to recommend areas for improvement and lead projects to enhance the reporting and analytical infrastructure;
  • Strong budgeting, forecasting, and analysis experience required, with previous FP&A leadership experience;
  • Assist with Company’s 5-year modeling process;
  • Establish and maintain strong business controls; drive increased visibility into expense risk areas;
  • Roll-up-the-sleeves attitude and a hands-on approach;
  • Familiarity with enterprise planning software, including design and on-going efficiency enhancements. Host Analytics experience preferred;
  • Enhance and/or define reporting requirements to support the business and operations – standardize them, – centralize delivery;
  • Provide management team with insightful decision support and drive executive level ad hoc financial analysis as required;
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Ability to fluently read and write English, comprehend, and follow verbal and written instructions.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are open to considering every qualified candidate who is eligible and legally authorized to work in the United States on a full or part-time basis, and who does not require a visa sponsorship or who is of H1B1 status.