FP&A Associate

· College Park, Maryland
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

IonQ is developing the world's most powerful full-stack quantum computer based on trapped-ion technology. We are pushing past the limits of classical physics and current supercomputing technology to unlock a new era of computing. Quantum computing has potential to impact every area of human society for the better. IonQ’s computers will soon redefine industries like medicine, materials science, finance, artificial intelligence, machine learning, cryptography, and more. IonQ is at the forefront of this technological revolution. 

We’re proudly supported by high-quality investors like GV (Google Ventures), NEA, Amazon, Samsung, Bosch, HP, Airbus, and more.

We are looking for a financial planning & analysis (FP&A) associate who can play a vital role in furthering IonQ’s exciting trajectory. As an FP&A associate, you’ll be part of a cross-functional team that works across IonQ departments to forecast, measure, visualize, and analyze all financial aspects of our business. You’ll have unparalleled access to leaders throughout IonQ’s rapidly-growing organization and will partner with them to shape the future of the company. You will also contextualize your work as a part of the broader finance team, where you will gain valuable skills and mentors to support your development as a finance professional. Your work will be central to our mission of building the world’s best quantum computers to solve the world’s most complex problems, transforming business, society, and the planet for the better. 


  • Guide IonQ departments through their strategic planning processes, helping to identify and prioritize key opportunities
  • Partner with department leaders to structure their budgets and forecasts
  • Collaborate on IonQ’s company-wide budget
  • Contribute to the measurability and control of IonQ’s spending, allowing us to operate as a well-oiled machine
  • Produce timely and accurate financial reports for various stakeholders throughout IonQ
  • Serve as a financial strategist for cross-functional company initiatives, such as product definition, customer contract negotiation, and business development

Required experiences/skills: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a technical field (engineering, physics, etc.)
  • Minimum 2-4 years experience
  • High degree of comfort working with financial statements and Microsoft Excel models
  • Superb oral, written, and visual communication skills

Desired experiences: 

  • Experience in a top-tier banking or consulting analyst program
  • Experience in a financial planning & analysis capacity; familiarity with budgeting and strategic planning processes
  • Experience in a rapid-growth startup or technology business
  • Enthusiasm for quantum computing, engineering, and physics
  • Knack for understanding, simplifying, and communicating highly technical information


Our HQ is located in the Discovery Park area of College Park, Maryland. We are a five-minute walk from the Metro. This position is intended to be in-person, based in our College Park HQ. Our leadership team is based around the country.

If this sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

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