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VP of Finance

Posted

September 28, 2021

Job Type

Full-time

Organization

Portfolio company: Solara

About Solara

We are a passionate fintech founded by successful entrepreneurs focused on accelerating the world’s transition to net-zero energy. We create innovative financial products with the potential of catalyzing the development of cleantech assets in emerging markets.

About the Role

As our VP of Finance, you will be a part of the leadership team and help us build the structure, systems, and team to scale quickly. You will own the finance function, both at a strategic level and at the execution level, and will report directly to the CEO & Co-Founder.

Qualifications for the Role

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead on the formation of structures for asset financing facilities
  • Lead on developing our financing strategy
  • Lead deal negotiations and support on documentation of deals (debt and
  • equity)
  • Define financial management and reporting structure to provide business
  • insights and optimize capital deployment
  • Develop budgeting and forecasting model
  • Manage cash flow and payments, including transactions related to installers
  • and final clients
  • Manage an associate-level team member in our underwriting team
  • Oversee accounting and tax service providers

Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience in a finance leadership role.
  • Proven success in a scaled growth environment and building high-performing
  • agile teams.
  • Strong financial/analytical background in corporate finance, venture-backed
  • startups, private equity, investment banking, management consulting, or other
  • high-growth environments.
  • Proven success in designing, executing, and operating asset financing
  • facilities.
  • Passionate about scaling and automation
  • Exceptional organization skills and work ethics
  • Very strong quantitative abilities to analyze data and make decisions
  • Demonstrated project management and timeline management skills

Important to Be

  • Passionate – about fighting climate change.
  • Proactive – very strong ownership and willingness to get hands dirty when
  • needed
  • Curious – love learning
  • Excited about working at an early-stage startup – where you may end up doing
  • all kinds of things!

What We Offer

  • Competitive pay
  • Working & learning in an early-stage startup environment.
  • Working with successful entrepreneurs with a proven track record (4 companies
  • & 1 unicorn founded).
  • Stock options of a global-oriented startup with high potential.
  • Flexible work schedule

To Apply

Candidates interested in learning more may email Dori Rutkevitz @ dori.rutkevitz@ezra.fund