VP of Finance / Full-Time / Baltimore, MR, Washington
Exciting Opportunity: Join Our Team as a VP of Finance
Cambium Carbon, a circular economy innovator, tackles key environmental challenges in supply chains. Utilizing our Traece® technology, we salvage fallen lumber and transform it into Carbon Smart Wood™, a carbon negative building material. Our partnerships with cities enable us to salvage fallen trees from landfills, repurpose them, and reinvest in local tree planting efforts. This approach not only supports environmental sustainability but also stimulates job creation and strengthens local economies, underscoring our commitment to combating climate change.
At a critical moment of growth, we are looking for an ambitious and rigorous VP of Finance to create the financial systems and reporting tools to help us become a world-class business. We are looking for applicants who challenge the status quo and can push us to exceed our potential. Beyond cash flow management and reporting, the VP of Finance should expect to be instrumental in our strategic development – as well as play a central role in future fundraising. Candidates should have 5 years of experience in financial management for venture-backed startups – preferably through multiple stages of growth and funding. Our team operates nationally, with a headquarters in Baltimore, MD. This role is open to hybrid and remote applicants.
Cambium Carbon is a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) backed by former Mayor of Washington, DC, Adrian Fenty (MaC Capital), former CEO of AOL, Steve Case (Revolution’s Rise of the Rest), Co-founder of Alibaba, Joe Tsai, and others!
What You’ll Do
Financial Management & Strategy (50%)
Build and maintain financial forecast model; run scenarios and inform decision-making
Calculate burn rate and future cash position for Cambium and its subsidiary companies
Generate monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports for key stakeholders (i.e. executive team, investors, board)
Develop and monitor performance metrics to evaluate business health
Collaborate with Sales & Supply teams to assess product-level economics and evaluate growth strategies
Coordinate and oversee a third-party audit of financials, as necessary
Process Implementation (30%)
Work with CEO & CFO to establish department budgets; provide ongoing evaluation of performance against projections
Oversee financial policies
Level-up our financial processes – assess existing suite of tools and software systems and devise growth strategy
Devise recommendations to improve financial management practices
Fundraising Support (20%)
Work with CEO to translate performance data into a compelling fundraising story
Play an active role in fundraising – provide requisite financial documentation and participate in diligence conversations, where needed
About You: Required
5+ years experience in financial management for venture-backed startups – preferably through multiple stages of growth and funding
Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Deep expertise in Excel. You live for financial modeling, and can create dynamic tools to inform decision-making
You’re a wizard of financial synthesis and are comfortable preparing all manner of reports, accompanied by nuanced analysis.
You highly capable working with sophisticated financial management systems
You’re purpose-driven. You need your work to have environmental and social impact.
You like to chart your course and don’t wait for someone to give you a to-do list! You have an innate ability to jump in, figure it out, anticipate, plan and execute.
MBA in Finance, Accounting or Economics
This role will report to: Marisa Repka, Co-Founder & CFO
When: We’re looking to fill this role immediately
Where: Baltimore-based candidates preferred, but open to remote candidates.
Salary Range: $120k - $150k, or commensurate with experience.
Perks & Benefits
Equity options package
Retirement plan and 401k matching
Comprehensive medical, dental & vision insurance
Regular team events
Work with an incredibly smart, diverse, climate mission-driven team
An opportunity to play a core role in defining our fast-growing company
Diversity, Equity and Inclusiveness
Cambium Carbon is committed to building an inclusive organization that reflects the diverse
communities our team works to serve. We believe that diversity in all its forms (gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion, veteran's status, disability and more) is essential to imagining and actively building a more just and sustainable future for all. We also actively promote diversity outside our organization, through the partnerships we enter into and the business decisions we make.
Learn more about our culture and values here.