Financial Analyst

Organization
World Tree Technologies, Inc.
Location
Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
06/07/2022
How to Apply
Please see details on our website
Where to Apply
https://www.worldtree.eco/careers/
Tags
Full-time

World Tree is seeking an entrepreneurial, dynamic individual to join our Business Development department, which develops new Empress Tree projects. We are looking for a self-starter who enjoys the work required to build robust financial models.

The position requires critical thinking and independent decision-making skills. The professional in this position must be proactive, have solid judgment and take initiative on tasks and assignments that are time sensitive in nature.

This position is an incredible opportunity to contribute to the growth of World Tree and our impact on the environment. We are seeking team members who share our inventive spirit, commitment to a better world and who enjoy forging new models for how we do business.

Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Producing in-depth financial projections and investment models for analysis of various projects
* Analyzing past results, performing variance analysis, identifying trends and making recommendations for improvements
* Providing analysis of trends and forecasts and recommending actions for optimization
* Analyzing and interpreting data to make comparative analyses and actionable recommendations
* Identifying and driving process improvements, including the creation of reports, tools, and Excel dashboards
* Structuring complex problems, analyzing data and information
* Proposing new business models to the Business Development department
* Performing market research, data mining and gathering business intelligence

Required Skills/Abilities
* Proven ability to create financial projections and investment models for analysis of various projects.
* Ability to independently gather required information to structure and perform financial analysis assignments.
* Ability to work independently and remotely, high-degree of self-initiative and an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
* Ability to think critically, analyze data and effectively communicate issues and opportunities
* Strong analytical abilities combined with independent problem-solving skills
* Proven interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; critical thinking skills; and attention to detail.
* Ability to adapt to changing priorities with competing deadlines
* Ability to provide written explanations and narratives of financial models and analyses.
* Passionate about working in impact investing/climate change

Education and Experience
* 2+ years of business finance or other relevant experience
* BA, BS degree required (Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred)
* Strong analytical and data gathering skills
* Good business acumen and proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel (past experience with Teams/SharePoint ideal but not required)

Key Benefits
* Competitive salary
* Remote working environment (in-person Los Angeles office also available)
* Generous holiday, paid sick leave and vacation days
* 80% company-paid Medical, dental and vision insurance
* 401k with company match
* Flexible hours and schedule
* Positive impact on the planet
* Empowering company culture
* Tremendous team of colleagues to collaborate with and learn from

Compensation
Commensurate with experience and education. World Tree offers a full benefit package that includes stock options.

About World Tree

World Tree (www.worldtree.eco) is a group of investors, farmers, scientists and activists who are committed to a new kind of forestry. We believe that you don’t have to sell your soul – or sell out on the planet – to make a sound investment. Our innovations in forestry can help solve some of the world’s toughest problems.

World Tree creates regenerative tree farming projects in North and Latin America in partnership with farmers and other landowners. Our programs are designed to create community, provide new revenue streams for farmers, rebuild the soil, help reverse global warming and protect forests. Our projects are at the cutting edge of regenerative forestry, creating a new way of meeting the needs of a growing hardwood market based on sustainable carbon forestry.

Here’s more about us!
* Profit-focused approach to meeting the climate crisis head-on
* Produces valuable hardwood lumber to meet the needs of an $87 billion US market
* Generates nature-based carbon offsets which attract highest market value
* Experienced team with over 7 million acres of combined Forestry experience
* Tangible projects that yield returns for decades

Contact
Please send your resume and cover letter to World Tree’s HR Manager, Kara Henschel, at kara.henschel@worldtree.eco