Vaibhav Taneja is currently Tesla’s Chief Accounting Officer and was appointed as a Director for Tesla’s Indian arm, Tesla India Motors and Energy Private Limited, in January of 2021. Taneja has more than two decades of accounting experience, having worked with multinational companies in technology, finance, retail and telecommunications during his career. Prior to his current role, he was a corporate controller at Tesla in which he has closely collaborated with previous CFO Deepak Ahuja and Kirkhorn on Tesla’s quarterly earnings, U.S. and international controllership, and closely collaborated with the financial planning and analysis functions.
Taneja joined Tesla in 2017 from SolarCity, a solar energy company that Tesla acquired in 2016, where he originally served as vice president and later corporate controller and led the successful integration of both companies’ accounting teams. At SolarCity, his responsibilities in addition to controllership included mergers integration billing and collections, direct and indirect taxation in addition to directly liaising with the financial planning and analysis functions and investor relations.
Taneja was most recently Tesla’s corporate controller. His employment with the automaker began through SolarCity, the solar company that Tesla acquired in 2016. Taneja was vice president of SolarCity’s accounting department until February 2017. He then served as Tesla’s assistant corporate controller between February 2017 and May 2018 before taking the lead position.
The estimated Net Worth of Vaibhav Taneja is at least $43.8 Million dollars as of 18 October 2021. Vaibhav Taneja owns over 7,000 units of Tesla Inc stock worth over $30,892,140 and over the last 3 years Vaibhav sold TSLA stock worth over $12,870,702.
Taneja has a stock option grant of $6 million and a restricted stock unit grant of $2 million, which will also vest over four years.
Vaibhav Taneja Education:
There is not much information provided about his earlier education. Although, we have much to tell you. VaibhavTaneja has done his bachelor’s degree in commerce from Delhi University, i.e; Bachelors of Commerce, from 1996 to 1999.
After a degree, he pursued Chartered Accounting from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) from 1997 to 2000. After that, he completed his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 2006.
About Tesla Inc
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