Portfolio Careers

Our portfolio companies are mission-oriented, well funded, diverse, and disruptive. Hop onboard!

Accounting Associate

Clean Energy Ventures

Clean Energy Ventures

Accounting & Finance
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Sea Machines is a maturing startup specializing and leading in autonomous technology for marine vessels. Based in Boston and operating globally, the company is crewed by an experienced team of mariners, engineers, coders, and autonomy scientists.


Job Summary

We are seeking a Vice President of Finance to join the team. This senior level role will guide the financial and fundraising strategy of our growing company and serve as the key accounting and financial reporting authority. If you have a Masters degree in Finance, Accounting, or relevant business degree with 10-15 years of high-growth business and startup financial and capital planning and accounting experience with a track record of strong leadership at a dynamic company we welcome your application.


  • Drive the financial planning of the company by analyzing its performance and risks
  • Lead the corporate fundraising strategy
  • Retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position and act to prevent problems
  • Lead the improvement of the company’s finance IT system
  • Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel
  • Oversee all audit and internal control operations
  • Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance
  • Ensure timely reporting to stakeholders
  • Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to upper executives
  • Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines
Requirements and Skills
  • Proven experience as sr. manager or director of finance or similar role
  • Prior experience working at a successful venture-backed startup
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices
  • Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software
  • An analytical mind with a strategic ability
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • MSc/MA in accounting, finance or relevant field
  • CPA or other relevant qualification is a plus

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)

  • Dental insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Vision insurance