Cost Analyst

| Greater LA Area

THE PURPOSE:

The Cost Analyst will play a critical role within the FP&A team at Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO), and will be responsible for estimating total system costs, including materials and labor, in conjunction with VHOs engineering and manufacturing teams to help guide product planning and development.

THE ROLE:

  • Provide research and analysis of labor costs, material costs, and schedule to support engineering development and manufacturing efforts
  • Work with internal engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain teams to ensure cross functional alignment within the organization
  • Work with systems engineering to support the company’s product development plan
  • Develop and manage cost models
  • Develop productivity and learning curve forecasting metrics
  • Perform make vs. buy analyses
  • Participate in strategic initiatives that focus on efficient utilization of resources, financial analysis and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Collaborate with the Supply Chain team in identifying suppliers
  • Work in conjunction with FP&A team in developing and maintaining monthly financial reports, annual budgets, and quarterly reforecasts
  • Work with Business Development teams to prepare estimates and bids for clients

THE CANDIDATE:

  • Operates and thrives in a fast-paced, unstructured environment
  • Demonstrates ability to work independently and proactively
  • Adjusts to multiple demands, rapid changes and shifting priorities
  • Demonstrates ability to frame ambiguous and complex analytical problems
  • Maintains the highest standards of accuracy and precision
  • Possesses excellent communication skills -- must be capable of presenting analytical results in verbal and written form across a multi-disciplinary organization
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand engineering designs and technical documents in order to prepare estimates

MINIMUM REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance, Supply Chain, or Engineering
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Demonstrated experience costing capital equipment and supporting purchasing decisions
  • Experience creating cost models and analyzing large data sets
  • Experience with FP&A, financial reporting, analytics, and modeling

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Engineering undergrad and MBA a plus
  • Previous startup experience and/or experience working in the aerospace, automotive or manufacturing industry
  • Proficiency with ERP and financial systems
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Location

2159 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021
2159 Bay Street, Los Angeles, CA 90021

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

There's a buzz that can't be described. Imagine a group of very smart people, all from different backgrounds and industries, under one roof. All of these people are working on a massive project that could change so much in the world. The impact it will have is huge!

Greg Toroosian

Lead Recruiter

What is your vision for the company?

To transform transportation by breaking the time barrier! At speeds in excess of airlines and the potential to operate off of renewable grid based power, the hyperloop will revolutionize over the ground transportation.

Anita Sengupta

SVP of Systems Engineering

What are Virgin Hyperloop One Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Pet Friendly

Additional Perks + Benefits

Catered lunches, snacks, coffee and drinks every day. Personal trainer on-site 3x a week. Full showers, towels and lockers. Corporate Uber account. Onsite barber visits. Dry cleaning service. Stock options with early exercise option.

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