Finance Director



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024


About the Company

At AstroForge, our mission is to make space resources accessible on Earth. We mine asteroids to extract valuable minerals in space at a lower cost and smaller carbon footprint than current terrestrial mining methods. We offer a unique opportunity to join an exciting team looking to expand humanity’s capabilities in space.

Job Description:

As our Finance Director at AstroForge, you will be instrumental in driving financial strategies aligned with our mission to make space resources accessible on Earth. Your responsibilities will encompass overseeing financial operations crucial to achieving our goals.


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field; MBA or CPA preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial management, particularly within high-growth or technology-driven environments. Prior experience in fundraising or capital markets is highly desirable.
  • Proficiency in payroll systems, benefits administration, budgeting and financial forecasting techniques. Experience in managing fundraising activities, including investor relations and capital allocation.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with diverse stakeholders, including investors and financial institutions.
  • A meticulous approach with a strong commitment to accuracy and integrity in financial operations, especially in fundraising documentation and reporting.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt quickly to changing priorities, including fundraising timelines and investor demands.
  • Onsite work at our Huntington Beach, CA office is required.

Desired Capabilities

  • Ability to provide strategic financial leadership and make informed decisions.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and financial modeling to drive insights and support decision-making.
  • Knowledge of regulatory compliance within the industry to ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Strong team management skills coupled with effective problem-solving abilities.
  • Experience in project management and a continuous improvement mindset to optimize financial processes.
  • Flexibility to meet evolving business needs and challenges.
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills to foster collaboration and alignment across departments.


  • $140-$160k

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S.,protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.