SENIOR FINANCE & ACCOUNTING ANALYST

Freeform is a stealth-mode metal 3D printing startup founded on the belief that transforming the way things are made is essential to making the world a better place. Our advanced technology stack lies at the intersection of hardware, software, and data science, creating the foundation for the world’s first fully autonomous and scalable manufacturing system. Our core team hails from several of the world’s most innovative companies such as SpaceX, Hyperloop, and Blue Origin, and we have secured significant funding from several of Silicon Valley’s top venture capital firms.

As a Senior Finance & Accounting Analyst at Freeform, you will contribute to company-wide activities regarding finance, accounting, and purchasing. You will perform a wide variety of duties including spend tracking/forecasting, invoice payment, month-end closing, and tax compliance. You will also work with the engineering team on purchasing activities including supplier interaction, managing PO’s, and price negotiations. As Freeform scales, there will be huge opportunities to impact the operations, finance, and supply chain teams, so this role is perfect for a professional looking join an exciting startup and grow in their career.

Responsibilities:

  • Forecast and track monthly, quarterly, and yearly spend across operations, personnel, consulting, and engineering/R&D spend
  • Analyze spend and recommend ideas to C-Suite to reduce costs related to categories such as capital equipment, industrial supplies, chemicals, raw material, as well as non-engineering categories
  • Provide financial reporting for board meetings, investor relations, and venture capital raises
  • Perform month-end closing; reconcile accounts payable and accounts receivable activities
  • Identify, onboard, and manage vendors and suppliers; perform price and contract negotiations; manage purchase orders
  • Maintain tax documentation and ensure business taxes are properly categorized and filed
  • Act as a force multiplier to executives as it relates to finance and accounting best practices; Strategize and execute ways to improve operational efficiency, reduce spend, and lower costs

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, or supply chain
  • 4+ years of professional experience in finance, accounting, operations, or supply chain
  • Able to provide legal proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States, which applies to U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens alike.  [Freeform does not currently sponsor H1-B visa petitions.]

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced degree in business, finance, or accounting
  • Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) highly preferred
  • Experience working in an engineering and/or tech startup environment
  • Experience with finance and accounting as it relates to capital equipment and hardware
  • Experience in technical procurement
  • Experience working directly with C-level executives
  • “No job too big or small” mindset
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with QuickBooks

Location:

  • We are located in Hawthorne in a 35,000 square foot, state of the art facility featuring large open spaces for team collaboration, R&D, and production, as well as easy access to the 405, 105, and 110 freeways.  Our facility is in the heart of LA’s vibrant emerging tech eco-system alongside many other high growth start-ups and enterprises.

Why Freeform?

  • We have an inclusive and diverse culture that values collaboration, learning, and making deliberate data-driven decisions.
  • We offer a competitive compensation package that includes significant equity in the company, as well as a full suite of additional benefits including premium health care (medical, dental, and vision) and life insurance, paid vacation, and holidays.
  • Our work environment includes casual dress, flexible work hours, a fully stocked kitchenette, free parking, daily paid-for lunches, and regular catered team-building events.
  • Freeform is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity; employment with Freeform is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

 

 

 

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