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Elemental Excelerator
Elemental Excelerator

Sr Financial Analyst



IT, Accounting & Finance
San Jose, CA, USA · San Antonio, TX, USA · Houston, TX, USA · Phoenix, AZ, USA
Posted on Saturday, March 23, 2024

Stem provides clean energy solutions and services designed to maximize the economic, environmental, and resiliency value of energy assets and portfolios. Stem’s leading AI-driven enterprise software platform, Athena®, enables organizations to deploy and unlock value from clean energy assets at scale. Powerful applications, including AlsoEnergy’s PowerTrack, simplify and optimize asset management and connect an ecosystem of owners, developers, assets, and markets. Stem also offers integrated partner solutions to help improve returns across energy projects, including storage, solar, and EV fleet charging. For more information, visit www.stem.com.

Stem’s culture embodies diversity & inclusion beyond the traditional facets of gender, ethnicity, age, disabilities, and sexual orientation to include experience, personality, communication, workstyles, and more. At our core, Stem is at the momentous intersection of clean energy and software technology where diverse ideas, experiences, and professional skills converge to make the inclusive culture we have today. Together, we are turning old school thoughts about software and energy into progressive, collaborative, and innovative solutions. By joining our team, you will be collaborating with data scientists, energy experts, skilled salespeople, thought-leading executives and more from a range of backgrounds. This intersection of ideas, beliefs, and skills is what makes us unique enough to lead the world’s largest network of digitally connected energy storage systems.

Overview of the Role

The Finance team is seeking a self-starter corporate finance professional to help inform strategic decisions for both Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and hardware business models. You will own, develop, and create new reporting, modeling, and analytical frameworks that drive optimal decisions to support our growth. This will involve analytical rigor, collaboration with stakeholders, and a strong sense of curiosity and ownership to provide actionable business recommendations that shape our long-term strategy and execution.

Exceptional performers will build partnerships across departments and with our executive leadership, as well as find opportunities for subsequent exposure across Stem’s finance organization and opportunities for career advancement.

Experience in a SaaS-based business model is highly desired. Experience in the renewable energy industry is desirable but not required. This role is leveled for a Senior Finance Analyst but we are open to considering a uniquely exceptional candidate at the Finance Manager level. Scroll below to learn more about Stem.


  • Serve as a strategic finance partner to senior management by working cross-functionally to identify and analyze key trends and drivers
  • Support corporate and department-level planning, forecasting, and management reporting that guide strategic, financial, and operational decisions
  • Drive organizational process improvements, including implementing best practices in forecasting, reporting, and close with emphasis on scale and automation
  • Partner with Accounting to ensure close accuracy and help drive process improvements and efficiencies
  • Other ad hoc areas including but not limited to: Treasury, Investor Relations, Corporate Development, and Corporate Strategy


  • 5+ years of directly applicable experience in FP&A, business finance, investment banking, management consulting, or related fields
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel and experience with building complex financial models
  • Proficiency with financial reporting fundamentals (P&L, balance sheet, cash flow statement, monthly key metric reporting) and basic understanding of US GAAP accounting principles
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, intellectual curiosity, and ability to work independently
  • Clarity and concision in both written and verbal communication
  • Experience supporting a SaaS-based business model is highly preferred
  • Proficiency with NetSuite, Salesforce, Vena, or similar systems is highly preferred but not required
  • BA/BS degree

Job Location

San Francisco, California, United States or Boulder, Colorado or Remote, United States

Please note, the compensation range is based on being Hybrid in the San Francisco, CA office and will be adjusted if hired in a different market.

Salary Range

$96,250.00 - $134,850.00

Stem, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.