Director, Finance / Controller at Swift Navigation
San Francisco, CA, US
Help enable a future of autonomous vehicles to navigate and understand the world. Swift Navigation is seeking a Head of Finance to oversee financial strategy & planning, accounting, and business analytics. The Head of Finance will work closely with and report to the CEO.


Financial Planning & Analytics: Focus on everything “forward looking”. Work with teams to create budgets and improve metrics, project cash burn, help manage it and strategize and implement constructs to facilitate financial growth.
Treasury: Manage capital strategy including cash balance, debt and investments.
Accounting: Accounting/ERP system (Netsuite), create billings/invoices (Accounts Receivable), negotiate with and pay vendors (Accounts Payable) and close Monthly P&L and Balance Sheet. Working with a controller where necessary.
Insurance: Determine the right types of insurance and amounts needed, as well as getting pricing, terms and handling claims.
Tax: Keep track of federal, state and municipal taxes, working with an attorney where necessary.

BS/BA degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other quantitative discipline. 5+ years of experience in FP&A with increasing responsibility and management experience.
Accounting experience, Big 4 and CPA a plus. Demonstrated in-house leadership at a growing company.
High proficiency in Excel, Netsuite, other ERP, AR/AP, Payroll, and financial systems.
Contract negotiation, especially with vendors, debt and equity providers.
Strong knowledge and understanding of corporate finance, financial statements analysis and key financials metrics.
Superb intellectual and quantitative analysis capabilities; extreme attention to detail, excellent communication, presentation (powerpoint) and project management skills. Results driven.
Swift Navigation, Inc. was founded in 2012 to make GPS positioning technology more accurate and affordable. Its GPS and GNSS positioning products are available a fraction of the price of the competition and deliver 100 times better accuracy than the GPS in a cell phone. Swift Navigation’s technology benefits a multitude of industries and applications—including autonomous vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), precision agriculture, robotics, surveying and space. With its innovation and technology honored by Inc.’s 2016 and Forbes2017 30 Under 30 lists, Swift Navigation is enabling a world where fields farm themselves, drones fly safely and autonomous transportation can take you home.

We are located in San Francisco, close to public transportation and are well financed. Swift offers unlimited vacation days, competitive salary and benefits, 401(k), a casual office environment, hackathons and tech talks to push the professional growth of all or employees. Come join us!