FP&A Analyst

May 18th, 2022

Location: San Francisco, CA

Brightmark is looking for an FP&A Analyst to join our San Francisco, California team. The FP&A Analyst will be responsible for monthly project-level FP&A activities, including the preparation of monthly cash forecasts, quarterly/monthly lender and investor reporting packages, and an annual budget. This role will also be responsible for internal and external reporting, including balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows as requested by executive management and investors. The FP&A Analyst will work cross-functionally in the organization and interact with executives, lenders, and investors. This role reports to the FP&A Manager and will also assist in scaling FP&A practices and implementing tools and processes to support Brightmark’s high-growth environment. To be successful in this role, you must be a curious, detail-oriented, and collaborative individual with strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a startup environment.


  •  Preparation of monthly and quarterly compliance packages for investors and lenders, including project-level financial statements, budget vs. forecast reports, debt compliance metrics, and cash distribution forecasts.
  • Prepare and communicate monthly budget vs. actual analysis, including annual forecasts.
  • Establish processes to ensure compliance with legal documents, agreements, policies, and internal controls.
  • Communicating with various stakeholders, including project managers, assets managers, lenders, and investors.
  • Meet internal deadlines for daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual activities.
  • Assist with special projects as requested and adapt to new tasks and responsibilities as the business grows.

Success Will Look Like

  • Delivering high-quality reports on a timely basis for external and internal reporting purposes
  • Owning and building complex financial forecasts that are predictive of the project’s performance
  • Performing insightful financial analyses, including identifying key variances, opportunities, and issues for management
  • Establish and nurture relationships with a variety of stakeholders

Required Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Business or related field.
  • 3+ years of applicable experience in corporate or project finance, FP&A, or accounting
  • Experience with multi-entity organization structures (similar to the real estate industry), reporting, and related accounting is preferred.
  • Strong analytical, planning, process management, and organization skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, including working effectively with management, lenders, investors, and external auditors.
  • Persistent problem solver who can resolve problems independently, effectively, and efficiently with business partners. Ability to overcome obstacles to achieve goals.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (particularly Excel, such as pivot tables, lookups, and sumif, etc.).
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver multiple, ongoing assignments on a timely basis and keep management informed of changes to timelines.
  • Team focused. Effectively collaborate and share knowledge with various departments and levels throughout the organization.

About Brightmark

Our planet is in need of environmental solutions, and we don’t have time to waste. Today, there are brilliant people creating solutions at Brightmark that can change our course and renew our world. We started in 2016 as a group of engineers who decided to turn our attention from other corporate ventures to being part of some of the most transformative innovations in our fight for the environment. Through science-first approaches and powerful partnerships, Brightmark is transforming organic waste into renewable natural gas and creating innovative approaches to plastics renewal. And there’s more to come.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the role. Brightmark Ashley Indiana Plant is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Brightmark is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


Please send your cover letter and resume to financejobs@brightmark.com