FP&a Manager
COGS and Gross Margin
Posted on 9/22/2022
Los Gatos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • An advanced understanding of corporate financial planning, modeling, reporting and analysis
  • 5+ years experience with technology hardware company supporting the Manufacturing/Operations departments
  • Strong understanding of COGS and gross margins
  • A high degree of analytical capability with the proven ability to identify business challenges, structure recommendations and provide insights to enable high-level strategic vision
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA, CPA, and CFA highly preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience with Adaptive Insights or similar planning tools, and Netsuite a plus
  • Drive and manage the annual budgeting process and maintain accurate and updated forecasts for COGS and Gross Margins while working closely with the Operations leaders
  • Create detailed models to track gross margin progress within the financial quarter, and also forecast long-term gross margins
  • Develop models to forecast inventory, capex requirements and capacity planning
  • Build management reports, KPIs and dashboards
  • Develop models to translate sales forecasts into production plans
  • Create department level reporting to help track and manage spending and headcount decisions
  • Create training for operations employees to foster understanding of key metrics and gross margin implications
  • Identify key cost reduction opportunities, and lead cross-functional initiatives to drive margin improvements
  • Continuously focus on automating and streamlining the FP&A processes
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives

501-1,000 employees

Electric vehicle charging stations
Company Overview
ChargePoint believes that the rapid transition to electric mobility is essential to building a sustainable future for all. After more than a decade, their mission remains the same—to create technology that will enable the movement of all people and goods on electricity.
  • Outdoor Activities - The Los Gatos Creek Trail is just steps from our campus. Bring your bike or your running shoes. Plus you can shower up after your workout.
  • Office Parties - Celebration is a part of our culture.
  • Pets - Every day is bring-your-dog-to-work day.
  • Health Benefits - We offer full medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • EV charging at work - Drive an EV? Our parking lots are fully outfitted with charging stations, so you can plug in and charge up while you work.
  • Snacks and Beverages - Our fully stocked kitchens come with a wide variety of healthy (and not-so-healthy) snacks and beverages, plus we have an espresso machine.