Finance Associate

Full Time | Morrisville, NC


AlgiKnit is a biomaterials company integrating science and design into textile production. Addressing the ecological damage caused by the fashion industry, AlgiKnit is creating durable yet rapidly degradable yarns. We envision the next generation of sustainable, wearable and ethical materials, produced within a closed-loop life cycle.

AlgiKnit is looking for a motivated Finance Associate who is excited to assist with company finance and budget KPI’s. Our employees gain a unique and fulfilling experience by developing and executing hands-on approaches to sustainably-minded strategies in a dynamic start-up environment. Our team members benefit from a small, close-knit working environment as all facets of our business are done collaboratively in our shared facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the company’s monthly close and financial reporting process.

  • Liaison with the accounting team to manage the company's accounting function, including revenue cycle management, payables, expenses and taxes.

  • Assist with the company’s financial planning & analysis function, including building and maintaining the company’s overall budgeting and operating model.

  • Assist with financial and business/modeling support to the rest of the company, particularly as teams evaluate new initiatives, projects, hiring plans, and marginal profitability/cost analyses.

  • Assist with and review financial statements, forecasts and G&A expenditures.

  • Assist with maintaining key banking and investor relationships.


Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite

  • Excellent organizational skills to meet goals, set priorities, and work under short deadlines in a new environment.

  • Strong time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines

  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty.

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, and ability to express technical and nontechnical concepts clearly and concisely.

  • Ability to handle confidential business information

  • Team player with a positive attitude

  • Professional, detail-oriented

Supplementary: 

  • General business knowledge/background in fast pace environments

  • A passion for sustainability and circular economies 

  • Highly analytical and quantitative skill set with strong business acumen


Job Details:

Qualifications: 

  • 1-2 years in progressive finance roles

  • Experience in corporate finance, venture-backed, private equity, or other finance-focused, high-growth, and entrepreneurial environments.

 

Employment: Full-time

Location: Morrisville, NC