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Finance Lead



Accounting & Finance
torrance, ca, usa
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024

Who We Are:

GITAI is the world’s leading space robotics startup, aiming to provide safe and affordable labor in space and reduce operational costs in space by 100 times. GITAI is developing highly capable, safe, and reliable robots to help build and maintain satellites, space stations, lunar bases, and cities on Mars.

As part of GITAI’s elite team, you will collaborate with some of the brightest visionaries in the field, including esteemed researchers from the University of Tokyo and accomplished Founders & CxOs with successful exits to industry giants such as Google and American Express. Our rapidly growing company offers a dynamic and intellectually stimulating environment, tailored for the relentless pursuit of innovation.

About the Role:

Are you a finance / venture capital professional with a passion for space technology and innovation? Do you have a deep understanding of financial strategies, IPOs, investor relations, and regulatory compliance, especially for fast-growing startups? If so, we want you to join our team as a Financial Lead. As the right-hand person to our CFO, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the financial future of our company.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and execute the company’s financial strategy in alignment with overall business objectives and growth plans.
  • Build and maintain strong networks and relationships with potential and current investors, especially venture capital in the US, including CVC. Communicate financial performance, strategy, and key milestones to investors and stakeholders.
  • Identify and engage with venture capitalists, private equity firms, and strategic partners to secure funding, partnerships, and growth opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to develop and execute a comprehensive IPO strategy, including timeline, regulatory compliance, and investor outreach.
  • Prepare and manage the company’s budget, forecast, and financial projections.
  • Oversee all aspects of financial management, including accounting, financial reporting, cash flow management to optimize liquidity and financial stability.
  • Conduct financial analysis, modeling, and valuation to support strategic decision-making and business planning.

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. MBA or CFA preferred.
  • Proven experience (7+ years) with venture capital itself, startup fundraising, equity financing, or M&A transactions, preferably in the technology or aerospace industry.
  • Strong knowledge of SEC regulations, EDGAR filing, and investor relations.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modeling, analysis, and reporting.
  • Passion for technology, innovation, space technology and exploration.
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.


  • Competitive salary
  • Stock option plan in a high-growth startup
  • 100% Paid medical/dental/vision for employees (90% coverage for dependents)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off + Sick Days
  • Life Insurance
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth

Location and Position Type:

  • Torrance, CA (On-Site)
  • Contract to Full-Time

Important notice:

This position is subject to compliance with U.S. export control requirements including EAR and ITAR. We are interested in every qualified candidate who is legally authorized to work in the United States. We are not able to sponsor visas for this position.

GITAI USA Inc. is Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status