Financial Analyst

Palo Alto, CA
Accounting & Finance
Gatik is an AV start-up developing Level 4 automated light trucks and vans for business to business (B2B) short-haul logistics. Our autonomous vehicles reduce the high cost of urban logistics, while improving safety, increasing efficiency, reducing congestion and emissions, and allowing businesses to be better community members. Led by a team of AV researchers and engineers from Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute, we are building new concepts & groundbreaking solutions for autonomous vehicles to ensure goods are transported efficiently and affordably in city environments between business locations. 

We're looking for a high-energy candidate that would like to be involved in all aspects of growing a fast-paced technology company in the autonomous vehicle industry. Our finance team is lean, and you will be expected to wear a number of hats along the way and get up-to speed quickly!


    • Lead the budgeting, forecasting, and long range planning processes
    • Partner with leaders across the business to drive financial, strategic, and operational planning
    • Deal modeling and analysis, including consideration of strategic alternatives, contract review and revision of key financial terms
    • Assist with decision-making that aligns capital and resource allocation with the company’s objectives


    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, economics or related field
    • 5+ years’ experience in finance or Business Analysis
    • Proven track record of leading and managing a performance driven finance teams
    • Superior analytical and quantitative skills
    • Strong financial modeling background
    • Experience with startup / hyper-growth operations
    • Experience building and managing relationships across all levels of an organization
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Bonus Points

    • Experience with financial planning software (e.g. Adaptive Insights, Vena, etc.)
    • Experience using Tableau, Looker, or other BI tools
    • CPA, CA or other professional accounting accreditation
    • Experience working with AP systems in SAP or equivalent