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Financial Planning & Analysis Lead

Machina Labs

Machina Labs

Accounting & Finance
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 10, 2024
Machina Labs, established in 2019 by industry veterans in aerospace and automotive sectors, is a pioneering smart manufacturing company based in Los Angeles, California. Leveraging advancements in artificial intelligence and robotics, Machina Labs develops software-defined factories aiming to revolutionize manufacturing. Our mission is to create modular manufacturing solutions adaptable to produce new products by simply modifying the software. Presently, we are focused on developing the first commercial robotic sheet metal forming machine. Machina Labs is supported and funded by major investors in AI and Deep Tech.
Job Description:
As part of our dynamic team, we are seeking a skilled Financial Planning & Analysis Lead to drive the financial strategy and analysis at Machina Labs. This role plays a vital part in steering our financial planning, decision-making, and overall business strategy. The FP&A Lead will collaborate across departments, providing insights and recommendations to drive financial efficiency and sustainable growth. Additionally, this role will work closely alongside our Data Analysis team to create calculators and metrics dashboards that provide crucial insights to our leadership.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage financial models, forecasts, and budgets to support strategic decision-making.
  • Analyze financial performance and present findings to key stakeholders, highlighting opportunities and risks.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide financial insights and support business initiatives.
  • Work closely with the Data Analysis team to create calculators and metrics dashboards for leadership.
  • Drive financial planning processes, including annual budgeting and long-term strategic plans.
  • Assess and improve financial processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  • Create and maintain financial reports and dashboards to track KPIs and financial performance.
  • Evaluate investment opportunities and provide financial guidance for projects and initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field; MBA or CPA preferred.
  • 2-4 years of experience in corporate finance or a similar role (Investment Banking, Consulting, etc.).
  • Proficient in financial modeling, forecasting, and budgeting techniques.
  • Excel mastery and SQL literate
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to translate complex data into actionable insights.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to convey financial information effectively.
  • Experience in a technology, manufacturing, or high-growth environment is a plus.

Join Us

  • If you are passionate about leveraging financial analysis to drive strategic decision-making, dedicated to fostering financial stability within an innovative manufacturing environment, and eager to contribute to the growth of an emerging industry leader, Machina Labs invites you to join our team! We offer a collaborative work culture that encourages innovation and professional development.
Machina Labs is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with state and federal law.
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