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Director of Finance

Nobell Foods
South San Francisco
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Nobell Foods is creating cheese and other dairy products from plant-derived dairy proteins for the 99% of people who are unwilling to compromise on taste and price. Nobell is made up of a team of passionate scientists, explorers, and storytellers on a mission to radically change the way we make food, so it’s better for you, the animals and the planet.  We are backed by Bill Gates’ climate fund Breakthrough Energy Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, and Robert Downey Jr. If you believe in our mission and  are excited about our work, we would love to hear from you!

The Director of Finance will build the financial systems from the ground up at an early stage, pre-revenue startup, that is gearing up for commercial launch.

In this role you will develop the accounting systems and financial tools to enable our growth and guide critical business decisions.


  • Own all things finance – from AR and AP, to our five year strategic plan and everything in between!
  • Manage all aspects of cash flow by monitoring the in and outflows of capital (e.g., implement billing and expense tracking processes)
  • Own all aspects of accounting operations & financial reporting (including taxes, audits, etc) in collaboration with external service providers
  • Develop quarterly and yearly financial projections
  • Model financing options, including debt and equity financing and advise on path forward
  • Work closely with our Technology and Operations teams to model COGS Develop and implement systems to track and forecast budgets on a quarterly and annual basis
  • Create reports and dashboards for key financial metrics
  • Evaluate and select an auditing firm and be the main point of contact for all financial audits and finance requests
  • Ensure 409a valuation is up to date

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience working at an early stage startup and have built a financial infrastructure from scratch
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in investment banking, private equity, FP&A, and/or business finance
  • Expert at financial modeling and have the ability to develop and interpret complex financial models
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
  • No need to do the bookkeeping and accounting yourself, but you can confidently walk through the books, P&L and balance sheet
  • Knowledge of accounting software
  • Strong financial modeling skills and are proficient with Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Built and managed superior finance teams with best practices in a high-growth, high change environment

This is not a remote position. You will need to be located in the San Francisco bay area or be willing to relocate there.

Nobell Foods offers competitive compensation, generous healthcare, dental and vision plans, 401K and commuter benefits.

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