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Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Boston Dynamics is commercializing its existing world-leading robotics technology and developing new technology for the future.  We seek an experienced executive to guide and manage the finances of our fast-growing company. As the primary fiduciary for our company, you will be an integral part of a hands-on and collaborative leadership team.  The ideal candidate will have experience balancing goals that include building a profitable business, a world-class brand, extensive R&D investment, and setting aspirational standards for a nascent industry. We are looking for a person with the highest standards in leadership and ethics which this position requires.    

Day to day activities:

  • In partnership with the executive team, setting, tracking, and meeting company financial objectives
  • Oversee financial planning and analysis to provide strategic decision support to company leadership
  • Facilitate annual and monthly budgeting and planning, keeping managers informed of budget-to-actuals
  • Hands-on ownership of  the company’s accounting function, including payroll, revenue management, A/P, A/R, costing, asset management, and taxes
  • Primary point of contact for reporting financials to the parent company
  • Manage deployment and maximize the functionality of the ERP system
  • Continue to build and develop a high-performance Finance team

Skills desired:

  • Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees in accounting or finance
  • 10+ years of senior leadership experience, 3+ years in a commercial environment
  • Proven experience as CFO or relevant role
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and people skills
  • Proven experience managing and growing a finance team
  • Experience deploying financial and ERP systems 
  • Good at long-term thinking and even better at getting stuff done now
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