2nd July 2017

Finance Manager (201707_FinanceManager_eng)

Finance Manager (201707_FinanceManager_eng)

What we are building

Open Cosmos Ltd. is revolutionising the way space technology is used. Open Cosmos provides simple and affordable access to space using nanosatellite technology.
Driven by the vision of making space accessible to anyone and advancing science and technology, we are developing a nanosatellite platform and a series of services that allow us to offer a ride to orbit to payloads of any kind at a record low price and short time to orbit.
We are a young and very ambitious team with experience in the aerospace, electronics and software industries. Having gone from design to delivery of our first nanosatellites in only four months, Open Cosmos’ first satellite was launched to the ISS in the first Orbital ATK’s Cygnus capsule of 2017, and is now operating in low earth orbit.

Open Cosmos is based in the Harwell-Oxford Campus, Oxfordshire, UK.

Description of the position

The successful candidate will be joining Open Cosmos’ team in Harwell-Oxford (UK) and will be running the company finances.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • paying and invoicing
  • ensuring correct payroll
  • updating financial models
  • supporting project and business development teams by providing project finance documents

Skills and competences

  • quick learner
  • lean / bootstrap mentality
  • finance background


Knowledge of languages other than English
Existing network and relationships in the space industry, startup community and government
International experience
Aerospace industry experience
Experience in sales analytics
Experience in investment-grade financial modelling

Open Cosmos in the media

Video – Open Cosmos products & services

“British startup offers low-cost cubesat services” Space News

“New Satcoms get ticket to space through ESA’s Pioneer programme” European Space Agency

How to apply

Send your application to careers@open-cosmos.com
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
– CV
– Links to your LinkedIn and GitHub profiles  (if applicable)
– max. half a page covering letter