VP of Finance

Remote Full TimeCiudad de México, México (Remote)Bright

Hey there! We’re Bright, a fintech solar energy startup on a mission to reverse climate change, starting in Mexico. We do so as a finance and technology layer powering the solar installer and entrepreneurial ecosystem – working hard to simplify the process through automation.

In just a few years, we’ve become Mexico’s #1 residential solar financier. We’ve coordinated everything needed to get solar on homes – from financing to installation – so customers can go solar with no money down. We’ve raised funding from top investors like First Round Capital, Y Combinator, and Leonardo DiCaprio. Like we do, they believe we can grow exponentially while having fun and being one of the best places to work in solar.

💼 About the position

Join us as a VP of finance to help us scale clean solar energy across Mexico and the rest of LatAm. You’ll help us with:

  • Financial Innovation:
    • Lease underwriting and contract innovation: Lead the charge in identifying, evaluating, and implementing innovative financial technologies, tools, and methodologies to enhance our financial operations and decision-making processes.
    • Risk Management: Oversee the development and implementation of risk management strategies and systems to protect the organization’s financial assets, ensuring resilience in the face of changing economic landscapes.
  • FP&A
    • Strategic Planning: Develop and execute a forward-looking financial strategy that aligns with the company’s long-term goals and objectives. Collaborate with executive leadership to drive financial innovation at the strategic level.
    • Budget Management: Oversee the development and management of the company’s budgets, guiding departments on efficient resource utilization.
    • Cash Flow Management: Monitoring cash flow, managing working capital, and optimizing cash to ensure liquidity and financial stability.
  • Compliance and Governance:
    • Ensure the company adheres to all financial regulations and standards, working closely with legal and compliance teams to mitigate financial risks.
    • Financial Education: Promote financial literacy across Bright, helping employees understand the impact of their roles on Bright’s financial health, collaborating with other departments to align financial strategies with overall business objectives

🥇 We’re looking for someone who

  • Has 10+ years of experience in FP&A or operational finance
  • Is comfortable speaking English and communicating concisely (Spanish is a strong plus as well)
  • Is based anywhere in the US or Mexico
  • “Peaks” in operational finance / FP&A
  • Has helped scale businesses from $10mm-$100mm ARR
  • Is hungry and scrappy (can get their hands dirty, biases towards action, and doesn’t need a large support team)

✅ Compensation / Benefits

  • The opportunity to learn firsthand about the distributed generation regulatory scheme in México while being a part of the fastest-growing startup in the country.
  • A fun, high-caliber team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to be brilliant.
  • Possibility to generate equity at Bright
  • Private health insurance
  • Access to cost-free mental health care
  • Parental leave
  • Access to mentorship programs
  • Remote work

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