Company Overview

Nitricity is a startup addressing climate change, and we are looking for your help! We are innovating in an essential chemical industry that supports global food systems. The bedrock of modern agriculture is the production, distribution, and application of the essential nutrients found in fertilizers. However, nitrogen fertilizer is currently made in coal- and gas-fired facilities located hundreds to thousands of miles away from farmers who need it. The $120B industry is responsible for as much as 6% of global CO2eq emissions. Nitricity Inc. has developed a new technology that produces fertilizer using air, water, and renewable electricity (e.g., solar). Growers will have access to a more reliable, low cost, and environmentally friendly fertilizer supply. We are actively growing our  team to help us turn this vision into a reality.

Position Description

The Director of Finance will report to the CEO and oversee and manage all financial processes and financial operations for the business. This position requires someone with strategic and analytical skills who will be prepared and enthusiastic to provide financial oversight of the company. This is a senior individual contributor role that will partner across different departments in the company. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and maintain standardized business processes to ensure efficient, consistent, and compliant practices regarding budgets. 
  • Oversee all financial services including financial planning and operational analysis, budget and fund management, finance operations management, audit and compliance, internal control assurance, and strategic planning. 
  • Develop and maintain appropriate financial and informational reporting systems.
  • Serve as the point of contact for vendors, including a third party accounting firm. 
  • Advise on tax matters to ensure compliance and maximum deductions regarding renewable energy.
  • Evaluate debt opportunities - venture debt and equipment financing - to determine company strategy. 
  • Provide key support in fundraising campaigns, including preparation of financial documents and data rooms, managing investor relationships, and strategizing investment deal structuring.

Required and Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, or related disciplines
  • Proven experience using data to inform decision making
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to work and communicate well with various levels of management
  • Comfortable working with minimum supervision
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

Benefits*:

  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 3 weeks paid time off
  • 7 company holidays and 2 floating holidays
  • Flexible on hybrid work
  • Competitive salary and equity package
  • 401(k) plan 

*Benefits are subject to change over time and may require employment in CA to be eligible.

Location:

Nitricity’s headquarters are at 3450 3rd St., San Francisco, 94124 with quick access to downtown, the airport,Caltrain, and Interstate 280. Strict COVID-19 policies must be followed at all times.

Nitricity Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

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