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Chief Financial Officer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

About Heart Aerospace

Heart’s mission is to create the fastest, most affordable and sustainable mode of transport for regional travel. Our goal is to serve the market in every corner of the world.

Our first aircraft is the ES-19, a nineteen-passenger airliner with an operating range of 400 km. The ES-19 is a fully electric aircraft, and our goal is to have the aircraft certified for commercial operation by 2026.

Your place of work will be at our main office and hangar facility. This is located at Säve Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden. Relocation assistance can be provided. At Heart you’ll be working at the cutting edge of technology while contributing towards a sustainable future. We offer stock options to all our employees and a challenging and inspiring work environment.

We seek experienced and skilled professionals to join our small, fast moving team developing a new electric aircraft in Sweden. We’re in a very expansive phase and now is the time to join our team.

Come help us write a new chapter in the history of aviation together.

Role Overview

Heart Aerospace is growing, and we’re searching for an experienced Chief Financial Officer to join our team to guide the financial systems instrumental to our continued success. The CFO will have a significant impact on company operations, helping us to analyze, strategize, and grow our financial position. We are looking for a seasoned strategist with clear communication skills who not only understands current accounting practices and trends, but has proven experience raising capital and working in fast-moving companies. This role reports to our CEO and will be a member of our Senior Leadership Team.

Your key responsibilities would include:

  • Financial oversight and performance management, including capital raising, budgeting, cashflow, accounting, insurance, tax and financial reporting, helping to drive the company’s financial strategy and hiring needs.

  • Work with senior leadership to refine Heart Aerospace’s value proposition to investors by developing detailed financial models. Research revenue and other capital raising opportunities,

  • Coordinate the development of the annual operating, capital, program and grant budgets. Monitor performance with tracking, establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting for the management team and board.

  • Perform risk management, ensure cash flow is compatible with company operations by overseeing the day-to-day accounting, recording, reporting, and internal control activities of the organization.

  • Lead the development and use of best-practice policies, practices, and tools that ensure a well-controlled yet flexible organization with strong fiscal management, project management, cross team communications and workflow.

  • Ensure Heart is compliant with all applicable financial laws, regulations and accounting standards, monitoring and enforcing compliance.

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Skills & Requirements

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business accounting, or finance.

  • 5+ years’ experience in executive leadership positions.

  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills.

  • Understanding of advanced accounting, regulatory issues, and tax planning.

  • Working knowledge of raising capital beyond traditional lines of credit.

The ideal candidate would have

  • Start-up experience, working with investors.

  • Executive experience within the aerospace or similar industry and associated business models.

  • CPA.

Great Place to Work

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Inclusive atmosphere

  • Relocation support

  • Amazing colleagues

  • Be part of the electric aviation revolution!

  • International environment

About the company

Heart Aerospace is a Swedish startup making electric regional airplanes. Heart's mission is to create the fastest, most affordable and sustainable transportation for regional travel to every corner of the world. Our first aircraft is the ES-19, a nineteen-passenger airliner with an operating range of 400 km. Our goal is to have the aircraft certified for commercial operation by 2026.


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GREENAir travel accounts for 2% of global CO2 emissions, and that share is expected to rise to 12-27% by 2050. 40% of worldwide emissions are from short-haul flights. Electric aircraft are the solution. These planes have zero operational emissions, and the lowest infrastructural footprint of all modes of regional transport.

ACCESSIBLEWe believe air travel should be integrated into–not seperated from–our towns and communities. Our zero-emissions, low-noise aircraft can operate on 750m runways, making new use of the vast network of small airports close to city centres.

COST-EFFICIENTElectrification changes the equation for regional air travel. Electric aircraft are affordable to buy, operate and maintain. Simple, reliable electric motors reduce maintenance costs by 90% compared to turboprops, and intelligent electronic monitoring reduces inspection needs. Most importantly, fuel costs go down by 50-75%.

Heart Aerospace

Gothenburg
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