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Senior Financial Analyst

Company: LanzaJet, Inc.
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

--- - ----------Company OverviewLooking to have a meaningful impact on the world through cutting-edge cleantech on a global scale? Join LanzaJet, Inc., one of the world's leading clean energy technology companies focused on decarbonizing the transportation sector. LanzaJet produces sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and sustainable diesel fuel through its patented technology and process. - -LanzaJet's unique and innovative approach to produce certified, drop-in jet and diesel fuels using sustainably certified ethanol as the feedstock for an ASTM allowed pathway.LanzaJet's history started 15 years ago in New Zealand when LanzaTech was founded to develop carbon recycling technology. Over that period and by working with the US Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Lab, an innovative approach was developed, approved, and scaled to produce low-carbon jet and diesel fuels from ethanol feedstock. This creates localized feedstock solutions across the globe by leveraging waste sources as the commodity for ethanol production. -The launch of LanzaJet, with financial contributions from our investors Suncor Energy, Mitsui, LanzaTech, and support from ANA, has set the stage for the accelerated commercialization of LanzaJet's proprietary sustainable fuels technology. -LanzaJet's first commercial-scale refinery in Georgia is in the final design, with production planned to start in 2023. Three additional commercial-scale low-carbon fuel refineries are planned by 2025, creating a cumulative production of 100 million gallons of low-carbon jet and diesel fuels - a nearly 10x increase to the amount of sustainable aviation fuel available in the market today. LanzaJet is partnering with companies worldwide to strategically advance the deployment of its technology in Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East. -Join a fast-growing, innovative company with a global and long-lasting impact by sustainably fueling the future!

JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Senior Financial Analyst, under the direction of the CFO, will develop thoughtful and repeatable processes for analyzing the financial and operational results of the business and incorporating those findings into periodic forecasts of future performance. This individual must develop an intimate knowledge of past and projected financial results and work closely with business leaders to ensure tactical and strategic decisions are incorporated into the forecasted financials. The successful candidate must demonstrate initiative, a collaborative outlook, and enjoy working across functional boundaries.SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage the annual operating plan, forecasting, and financial reporting for the companyExpertise in applying GAAP accounting standards and accrual based accounting to build three statement financial forecastsPrepare and present daily, weekly, and monthly reports with detailed variance analysisAnalyze, interpret, and communicate financial operating results to provide information and guidanceEstablish financial policiesExpertise in collecting, analyzing, and managing quantitative data and creating reports to lead business improvement and cost reductionsAbility to communicate, coordinate and partner with other cross-functional leaders to develop forecasts and to provide insight regarding core issues.Root cause analysis, uncovering core issues using data, recommending, developing, and implementing policies and programs that guide the organization in maintaining and improving its competitive position and profitabilityWork closely with the broader finance and accounting teams to support the year-end audit activities.Ability to -Provide modeling to assist with decision-making for financing and investing activities a plusKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIESMinimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Finance or AccountingProfessional certification (CPA/CMA/Qualified Accounting certificate)Minimum of 5 years of progressive responsibility analyzing trends, data, budgeting, financials, forecast, accounting, and month-end close, preferably in fuels/biofuels, engineering or manufacturing industriesKnowledge of cost accounting and GAAP accounting standardsDemonstrated ability to think strategically, and creatively, while applying sound business judgmentStrong analytical skillsExperience with data compilation across systems and processesTranslating financial information into a format that effectively communicates key business issuesExcellent verbal and written communication, including with executive leadershipAbility to work successfully in rapidly changing environments, including the ability to meet tight deadlines, prioritize workload and drive projects to completionShould be a team player, reliable, detail-oriented, high integrity, objective attitude, organized, and entrepreneurial mindsetWorking knowledge of NetSuite, and reporting tools a plusStrong advanced Excel, PowerPoint and presentation skillsAbility to travel up to 10%--- - -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: LanzaJet, Inc., Arlington Heights , Senior Financial Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Deerfield, Illinois

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