Finance Associate

Tokyo, Japan

Full Time

22 days ago

Job description

To support the growth of a global space startup, the Finance Associate plays a crucial role in devising and executing financial strategies such as fundraising, regulatory compliance and timely disclosures. The role will play a vital role in strategizing and making investment decisions necessary for the business's growth. A deep understanding of financial markets and regulatory frameworks is required. Additionally, effective collaboration with other departments and communication with stakeholders will be crucial. 
 

Responsibilities 

 

  • Support the formulation and execution of fundraising strategies, including loans and investments. 
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and timely disclosures, maintaining transparency and reliability through involvement in the disclosure process and document creation. 
  • Manage financial processes such as budgeting, cash flow management, and financial data analysis to contribute to optimal management decision-making and regularly report financial status to the management. 
  • Support the evaluation and management of financial risks associated with company growth, and the development and execution of strategies to minimize risks. 
  • Collaborate with team members to support efforts to streamline and automate financial processes. 
  • Communicate with investors to meet their requirements. 

 

Essential Skills 

 

  • 3+ years of practical experience in finance, accounting, or related fields. 
  • Excellent English communication skills required for a global environment. 
  • Proficiency in numbers and strong analytical skills. 
  • Honest and humble with an emphasis on teamwork. 
  • Ability to multitask and adapt flexibly to problem-solving. 
  • Resilience to work efficiently and effectively under pressure. 
  • A degree in finance, accounting, or related fields is desirable. 

 

Desirable skills 

 

  • Experience working for a global organization. 
  • Experience in a startup environment is preferred. 

 

Working Conditions/Location: 

 

  • Full-time position, 40 hours per week. 
  • While office work is the standard (at least 3 days a week), remote work flexibility is available. 

 

Location 

 

Sumida-ku, Tokyo 

 

 

About Astroscale 

 

Astroscale is the first private company with a vision to secure the safe and sustainable development of space for the benefit of future generations, and the only company solely dedicated to on-orbit servicing across all orbits. 

Founded in 2013, Astroscale is developing innovative and scalable solutions across the spectrum of on-orbit servicing missions, including life extension, in-situ space situational awareness, end-of-life services, and active debris removal, to create sustainable space systems and mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space. Astroscale is also defining business cases and working with government and commercial stakeholders to develop norms, regulations, and incentives for the responsible use of space. 

Headquartered in Japan, Astroscale has an international presence with subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, the United States, Israel, and Singapore. Astroscale is a rapidly expanding venture company, working to advance safe and sustainable growth in space and solve a growing environmental concern. 

Find out more about Astroscale at www.astroscale.com. 

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