Director – Fp&a
Posted on 3/14/2023

201-500 employees

Satellite delivery & rocket launch services
Company Overview
Astra’s mission is to Improve Life on Earth from Space® by creating a healthier and more connected plane. Today, Astra offers one of the lowest cost-per-launch dedicated orbital launch services of any operational launch provider in the world, and one of the industry’s first flight-proven electric propulsion systems for satellites, Astra Spacecraft Engine™.
Alameda, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Financial analysis
Finance & Banking
  • 6+ years' experience in Corporate FP&A or similar position with an emphasis on forecasting, financial analysis, and financial modeling
  • 2+ years' experience in Investment Banking with an emphasis on financial modeling and financial analysis
  • Self-starter with the ability to operate independently, build processes, implement process improvements, and operate with speed, quality, and agility to achieve business outcomes
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written), with all levels of management and including the ability to listen well and to influence others
  • Experience with headcount and expense planning, and a solid grasp of accounting principles, forecasting, financial modeling, and management reporting
  • Experience synthesizing large datasets to consumable executive summaries for stakeholders
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and maintain executive presence while managing shifting timelines and priorities
  • Excellent attention to detail with demonstrated problem-solving, strategic, and analytical skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, with proficiency in cloud-based planning systems (Adaptive/Anaplan) and automated reporting tools (Domo/Tableau)
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, or Economics
  • Drive alignment of planning and investment within the company's overall strategic priorities
  • Develop, deliver and maintain insightful reporting for internal stakeholders to enable optimal financial management of their area of the business
  • Leverage data, financial data, and business understanding to research and recommend business growth opportunities and efficiencies
  • Initiate, drive and implement processes that enable the organization to scale
  • Identify key operating metrics, and develop executive dashboards to track these metrics and surface findings with strategic recommendations
Desired Qualifications
  • Master's in business administration
  • Prior experience in FP&A roles in equipment manufacturing or aerospace
  • Ownership of cross-functional projects, processes highly desired