Head of FP&a
Posted on 10/11/2023
Aurora Innovation

1,001-5,000 employees

Self-driving technology provider for various vehicles
Company Overview
Aurora stands out as a leading company in the autonomous driving industry, with its Aurora Driver system designed to operate a variety of vehicle types, demonstrating its versatility and broad applicability. The company's commitment to safety and efficiency is evident in its use of advanced sensor fusion and proprietary computing, enabling the system to understand and navigate complex environments. Furthermore, Aurora's partnerships with industry leaders across the transportation ecosystem, such as Toyota, FedEx, and Uber, underscore its industry leadership and potential for large-scale impact.
Industrial & Manufacturing
Data & Analytics

Company Stage


Total Funding





Mountain View, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Analytics
Finance & Banking
  • 12+ years of relevant financial experience, having held positions of increasing scope and responsibility at a high-growth public technology company
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline
  • Exceptional proven experience in driving, identifying and acting on financial insights on both the commercial (revenue-generating) and cost sides of a business
  • Prior experience leading, developing, and growing a high-performing team of finance professionals
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and ability to tell a story with numbers
  • Experience leading both corporate FP&A and business partnership
  • Demonstrated success in driving process improvement and automation in a finance function
  • Ability to build strong relationships and influence technical, business, and operational decisions
  • Enthusiasm about being a part of Aurora's mission
  • Lead and develop a world-class FP&A function that provides data-driven insights across Aurora as we commercialize our technology
  • Lead budgeting, forecasting, management reporting, and business analytics activities, adapting these as the business grows and changes
  • Work across Aurora to improve financial discipline and enhance the financial and business acumen of non-financial leaders, becoming a trusted partner of leaders at Aurora and helping to ensure spend is aligned with plans and priorities
  • Drive the continual improvement and simplification of our financial processes, to include the potential future implementation of planning and reporting software tools
  • Mentor and guide team members to ensure their professional growth
  • Be hands-on as well as strategic; we need leaders who are willing and able to operate at all levels
Desired Qualifications
  • Logistics, SaaS, Automotive, or Mobility experience
  • CPA (or international equivalent), CFA or MBA
  • Directly responsible for and/or heavily involved in the selection, implementation and ongoing maintenance of sophisticated FP&A tools (e.g. Essbase, Anaplan) that tie directly into corporate accounting systems