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Natron Energy

Natron Energy

Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Natron Energy is seeking an FP&A Analyst to assist our Senior finance team members.
You will contribute to our business success by identifying, analyzing, and presenting financial information to improve business performance. You will sort through the company’s financials, KPIs, and Natron Energy’s day-to-day operations to develop strategies needed to support the company’s growth and operational targets. You will serve as a key liaison between Finance and other departments, supporting the budgeting, forecasting, and decision-support processes.


  • Analyze financial data by collecting, monitoring, and creating financial models for decision support.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial/operational reports presented to management.
  • Support the operating budget process, revenue/expense/capital forecasting, and operational forecasting.
  • Research and prepare variance analysis and explanations.
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses, and capital expenditure.
  • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure completeness of information for accurate financial reporting.
  • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tasks.
  • Ad-hoc reporting and other special projects as needed.

Experience and Skills:

  • 2+ years of FP&A or Accounting related experience (preferably in a manufacturing environment)
  • Good technical accounting and financial reporting skills.
  • An understanding of the responsibilities, challenges, and priorities of various work functions, especially in the context of a growing startup.
  • Knowledge of accounting software, ERPs, and other platforms. (NetSuite experience preferred)
  • Experience with business planning software, preferably Workday Adaptive Planning.
  • Proficient with Excel including, but not limited to pivot tables, filtering, lookups, and summarizing/manipulation large amounts of data.
  • Excellent time management & attention to detail. You own your calendar and can back into a deadline.
  • Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively influence team members through consensus building and ability to get results through others.
  • B.S. or B.A. in Accounting/Finance. (MBA preferred)


  • This is a regular, full-time position.
  • Preferred to work onsite in our Santa Clara HQ, a hybrid schedule is negotiable.
  • Compensation is competitive with other Bay Area finance positions in other Pre-IPO companies.

Compensation/Pay Transparency:

  • Disclaimer: The actual salary of a successful applicant may vary from posted ranges based on the candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, internal equity and alignment with market data, and other legitimate business reasons, including, but not limited to, compliance with applicable immigration law prevailing wages.
  • In addition, Natron Energy has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Plan, Life Insurance, and Flexible Time Off and Personal Time Off for Exempt and Non-Exempt employees respectively.
  • The salary range for this position is a minimum of $96,700 and a maximum of $160,000.
About Us:
Natron Energy (natron.energy) is the future of energy storage. Natron Energy’s battery products solve operations performance and reliability problems for the world’s biggest electricity customers. Natron Energy’s initial products target markets exceeding $25B including data centers, oil & gas, EV fast charging, and commercial aviation. Natron Energy has additional products in development for >$50B markets including commercial and residential grid storage. Its products are based on sodium-ion cells containing Prussian blue electrodes that deliver unique power, cycle life, and safety: full discharge and recharge in just minutes and up to 50,000 deep discharge cycles from a nonflammable, fault tolerant system. Natron Energy’s current production is sold out for the next 12 months. The company has signed over $225M/year in master sales agreements and LOIs, and scale-up to mass production is now underway. Natron Energy has raised over $155M in venture capital investment to date, as well as $35M in non-dilutive funding to support its supply chain scale up.
Unsolicited Resume Policy
Natron Energy, Inc. (“Natron Energy” or the “Company”) does not accept unsolicited resumes from professional recruiters, third-party recruiting or staffing agencies, placement services, or any other source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes, including partial resumes, candidate profiles, and candidate details or information, sent to Natron Energy or its personnel will be treated as public information provided free of any charges or fees.
Natron Energy will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume, unless in connection with a written agreement with the Company then in effect. Such agreement must be pre-approved by Natron Energy and executed by an authorized representative of the Company. Natron Energy specifically rejects, and denies any liability under, any agreement purporting to be accepted based on negative consent, negotiation with a candidate, performance, or any means other than the signature of an authorized representative of the Company.
Natron Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at: jobs@natron.energy