Vaibhav Taneja

Chief Accounting Officer & Director, Tesla India Motors and Energy Private Limited at Tesla

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.

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