Sr. Financial Analyst

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Senior Financial Analyst

 

About Us

New Age Meats is a fast-growing Berkeley startup developing plant-based and cultivated meat. We create delicious meat made without animal slaughter – healthier for humans, animals, and the planet.

 

Job Details

We are looking for a self-starting, detail-oriented, communicative and strategically minded Senior Financial Analyst  to support our CFO  (and interim COO) as well as the company’s growing finance needs. The Senior Financial Analyst's responsibilities include assisting with financial planning and budgeting processes, financial analysis, developing financial models, preparing projections, assisting with capital raising and investor relations, and performing research and analysis as may be required by leadership. A CPG background is a must to bring foundational expertise of demand and supply side considerations to the business. Experience engaging directly with key stakeholders to the organization (I.e. team leads, vendors, suppliers, VCs is a plus). As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will also be responsible for providing project teams with financial guidance and facilitating monthly close processes and routines.

To be successful as a Senior Financial Analyst, you should be able to perform a variety of financial activities including planning, analysis, budgeting, and reporting. You should also have strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills and be able to present financial information and models in a concise and easily comprehensible manner.

 

Duties Include

  • This role is responsible for supporting our CFO, providing financial, strategic, and business operational insights to help the teams deliver their goals with a builder’s mindset
  • Work with the executive and technical teams to develop analyze monthly financial results with clear assumptions, explain variances to budget and highlight risks and opportunities to budgets
  • Serve as a key finance member on a cross functional team, helping shape and make strategic decisions for New Age Meats
  • Build budgets and ongoing forecasts, working cross-functionally with Marketing & Sales, Supply Chain, Bio, and Food teams to drive accurate financial forecasts based on clear assumptions
  • Support building out of and then driving review and analysis of financial statements and reports, assisting in monthly, quarterly, and yearly closes
  • Understanding key business drivers and proactively seek ways of improvement
  • Assist project teams with financial guidance
  • Construct detailed models for specific needs as they arise
  • Performing research and analysis as required
  • Ensuring compliance with financial guidelines, company policies, and relevant legal regulations.
  • Represent and foster the company's 5 Core Values.

 

Experience Required

  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting/costing/finance within the CPG industry
  • Experience with owning a financial forecast and other critical financial processes, including financial modeling, budget tracking and variance analysis, and experience in presenting recommendations to cross-functional business leaders & stakeholders
  • Track record of process creation, implementation, and improvements
  • Experience translating and presenting financial information to non-financial audience
  • Technology literacy and ability to learn new ideas quickly, within both food and biology

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required, MBA a plus
  • Strong sense of intellectual curiosity, with an appetite to learn about our business and underlying business drivers
  • Must be an excel whiz, avid and patient data miner with a strong drive for data integrity and continuously finding ways to work more efficiently
  • Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Passionate about the mission of New Age Meats and the alternative protein sector
  • Bought into the New Age Meats 5 Core Values with experience to help build and drive the culture with a rapidly growing organization

 

Benefits Include

  • Flexible insurance offerings with generous company stipend
  • Equity stock options
  • 401k with match
  • Flexible PTO
  • Sponsored lunches
  • Commuter benefits
  • Open to remote candidates

 

Our 5 Core Values

1. Innovation for Impact

   We seek to do something new, big and different united to achieve a substantive end goal

2. Ambition with Empathy

   We attract passionate, self-motivated builders that treat their teammates with kindness, candor and understanding

3. Growth oriented Mindset

   We take chances and fail forward in order to break through convention, knowing we might not get it right the first time

4. Diversity & Inclusion builds Success

   We proactively foster a diverse and inclusive workplace that is a competitive advantage for our success

5. Integrity above All

  We are fair, ethical, candid and accountable for our actions no matter what the circumstance or situation

 

New Age Meats is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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