Company & Mission:

Located in Durango, CO, AGILE Space Industries designs, builds, and tests in-space propulsion systems for satellites and spacecraft. AGILE uses state of the art 3D metal alloy printing techniques to rapidly design, manufacture, and test new engine designs in our purpose-built propulsion test facility. With over a decade of experience testing rocket engines, and engineers who have worked at industry leaders like SpaceX, NASA, and Rocketdyne, AGILE is a rapidly growing company with many exciting Defense, Civil and Commercial programs.

 Description of the Position

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is responsible for overseeing the financial operations of the company.  These duties include developing and executing strategic plans to grow the company’s financial strength, establish the processes and personnel required for a growing company, forecasting financial performance, raising capital, managing mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, and ensuring compliance with accounting standards.  The CFO reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will have oversight of other finance personnel. 

Ultimate Accountability for:

  • Leading the development of the company's short- and long-term finance strategy
  • Establishing the company’s financial goals, objectives, and performance metrics
  • Establishing and implementing capital strategy required to deliver the organizational objectives
  • Leading the planning and execution of fundraising activities
  • Providing governance and accountability to the company's fiscal performance
  • Assessing and mitigating strategic risks; identify and pursue strategic opportunities
  • Managing relationships with key stakeholders (shareholders, investors, bankers, etc.)
  • Developing pricing strategies to ensure company profitability and competitiveness
  • Managing monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting
  • Implementing and managing a budgeting process to forecast cash flow and monitor historical performance against the budget
  • Identify and implement appropriate financial policies, tools, and systems
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations and standards related to finance and accounting
  • Leading and mentoring the company’s financial personnel

Qualifications:

  • MA in Accounting, Finance, or similar relevant field; MBA would be viewed favorably
  • Prior experience as a CFO at a growth stage company
  • Experience in Aerospace and Defense and/or government accounting is a plus
  • Prior Fundraising Experience
  • Extensive experience with financial management software
  • Extensive industry knowledge and experience (Space/Aerospace)
  • Must be a US Citizen or national
  • Must be able to qualify for a security clearance

Preferred Characteristics:

  • Experience working in manufacturing, hardware, and capital-intensive operations
  • Record of successful M&A transaction leadership
  • Experience scaling an organization through rapid growth
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Confidence dealing with ambiguity
  • Knowledgeable in Federal Acquisition Regulations and government contracting
  • Highly curious and a strong desire to learn

 

The salary ranges provided in this job posting are indicative and may be adjusted for individual candidates commensurate with experience or technical capabilities.  All permanent full time AGILE employees also are eligible to participate in the employee stock option plan as part of a comprehensive remuneration package

AGILE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.

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