Employment Type
Beginning of employment
April 6, 2020
Duration of employment
Job Location
Griffiss Airport, Rome, NY, New York State, United States
Date posted
February 13, 2020
Valid through
April 30, 2020
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Position title
Director of Finance

EVA is seeking a Finance Director to oversee and execute the company's financial operations. The right candidate, reporting to the Managing Director U.S.A., will bring best practices and solid practical skills in strategic planning and analysis, accounting and financial management, but most importantly, will take an active role in supporting the day-to-day growth and financing of our company. We are looking for an executive who is comfortable in a scaled start-up environment and will work with our leadership team to deliver results.

  • Manage all financial and legal management operations of EVA, Inc.
  • Lead financial planning and analysis to provide strategic decision support to company leadership
  • Ability to pass on our story and development through figures internally, to the management board, and to the market
  • Manage budgeting and planning, forecasting, financial modeling, and reporting; own the financial model and rebuild it as necessary
  • Oversee the company’s accounting function, including revenue management, payables, receivables and collections, capital management, and taxes
  • Lead communication and reporting to the Board of Directors and Investors regarding the company’s financial performance and operations
  • Drive best practices and apply business insights
  • Direct annual budget creation and adjusting forecasting-activities throughout the year
  • Own standard financial statements, including balance sheet, P&L, and statement of cash flows, including preparation for board meetings
  • Oversee and recommend efficient use and implementation of accounting and billing systems and controls
  • Support corporate finance activities, including venture capital and debt fundraising
  • Be a key promoter of using data to drive decisions; support and enable reporting, distribution of data, and analysis of key business metrics
  • Manage relationships with the company’s accounting, finance, banking, and insurance vendors; assist with managing relationships with IT, PEO, and facilities management as needed
  • Partner with external auditors on financial audits and internal controls review
  • Review and approve contracts from a financial perspective
  • Build a Finance team as the company grows, including Controller & Business Analyst as direct reports

We’re looking for an entrepreneurial candidate with excellent communication skills and the ability to roll up their sleeves and join a fast-moving, collaborative team.

  • 7-10 years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis; the ideal candidate will also have experience in accounting
  • Advisor to the CEO
  • Experience in creating and managing a complex financial model/budget
  • Working knowledge/experience in the fields of SaaS or HaaS (Hardware as a Service) financial metrics
  • Experience working in a marketplace and/or digital content organization is a plus
  • Experience leading a rapidly scaling startup or technology organization through different stages of a company lifecycle (Series A, B, Growth Stage)
  • Experience in successfully closing a Round is a must
  • Ability to present the company’s financial operations to the Board and address Board questions as they arise
  • Background in corporate finance, venture-backed startups, M&A, or other high-growth, entrepreneurial environments
  • Experience and proficiency in SaaS accounting, billing, and analysis systems (e.g. Quickbooks, NetSuite, Looker, Salesforce, etc.)
  • MBA, CFA and/or CPA preferred
Job Benefits

* Opportunity to enable the drone industry to deliver its highest value (logistics/infrastructure assessment/disaster relief) in your country with the world leader in drone infrastructure

* A position that offers a variety of career and development experiences, with one of the fastest-growing start-up's in 2018

* Scale with a rapidly growing organization, with tons of opportunities for growth

* Play a role in the transformation of urban mobility and sustainable ways of transportation

* Work alongside a team of fun and motivated individuals

* Competitive salary and benefits

EVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.



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