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Full-Time

Director of Finance

Posted on 6/21/2024

Volta Labs

Volta Labs

11-50 employees

Developing sample preparation platforms for genomics

Data & Analytics
Hardware
Biotechnology

Senior

Boston, MA, USA

Category
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
Finance & Banking
Required Skills
Sales
Communications
Data Analysis
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in finance, with a focus on FP&A and strategic planning.
  • Proven track record of leading financial strategy and analysis in a dynamic and fast-paced environment. Ideally at a company with capital equipment and consumable sales.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modeling, forecasting, budgeting process and data analysis tools.
  • Experience with ERP systems and financial software applications.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Experience in developing internal controls and driving implementation of policies and procedures.
  • Experience in startups or dynamic high-growth companies is a plus.
  • Experience building a team and managing a team is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Lead the FP&A function, including budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis to support strategic decision-making.
  • Develop and refine financial models and projections to enhance business planning and provide clear insights into revenue streams and expenditure.
  • Collaborate with department heads (R&D, Commercial, Operations) to formulate the company’s fiscal strategy, refine budgeting and resource allocation across projects.
  • Oversee the preparation and finalization of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting and present financial matters to the board of directors.
  • Support the CEO on fundraising activities and investor relationships. This will require close collaboration with the CEO including pitching potential investors.
  • Manage external accountants and auditors and ensure compliance with accounting and finance regulations.
  • Implement policies and procedures for effective control of financial operations including strategic planning, capital budgets, operating budgets & cash flow projections.
  • Supervise AR, AP, payroll, and fixed asset activities as well as oversee the accounting for equity awards.
  • Oversee tax, statutory and legal entity requirements.

Volta Labs is developing a sequencing technology-agnostic platform to revolutionize sample preparation, addressing the bottleneck in front-end sequencing workflows by reinventing hardware, software, chemistry, and biology to create simple, flexible, and powerful solutions for advancing genomics.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$33.6M

Headquarters

Boston, Massachusetts

Founded

2018

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-4%

1 year growth

37%

2 year growth

84%