VVater is a US-based, next-generation water treatment company that aims to provide Water for All Humankind with a cornerstone of sustainability and a promise of a better, healthier tomorrow. Servicing various industries and markets worldwide, including Real Estate & Aquatics, Municipal & Wastewater Treatment, Food & Beverage, and Oil & Gas, our focus is on recovering and recycling different waters in a centralized or distributed way. The company also provides recreational quality water for artificial beaches, urban lagoons, wave pools, and surf parks, as well as ultra-pure and potable water for a variety of uses.

Job Description:

VVater is looking for an experienced Chief Financial Officer who is well-versed in all aspects of financial management to perform effective risk management and plan the organization’s financial strategy. Your mandate is to work with the Executive Leadership Team to determine how the company and its divisions should operate to maximize efficiency and productivity, propelling the organization forward and increasing profitability. The ideal candidate will be an excellent leader to protect the organization's financial health and allow it to grow to achieve its full potential.

In addition to an annual salary, the CFO at VVater is eligible for an annual performance-based bonus and to participate in the company's Employee Equity Stock Incentive Scheme.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establish finance operational strategies by evaluating trends, establishing critical measurements, determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies, designing systems, accumulating resources, resolving problems, and implementing change.
  • Develop organization prospects by studying economic trends and revenue opportunities; projecting acquisition and expansion prospects; analyzing organization operations; identifying opportunities for improvement, cost reduction, and systems enhancement; and accumulating capital to fund expansion.
  • Develop financial strategies by forecasting capital, facilities, and staff requirements, identifying monetary resources, and developing action plans.
  • Maximize return on invested funds by identifying investment opportunities and maintaining relationships with the investment community.
  • Report financial status by developing forecasts, annual budgets, financial statements, reporting results, analyzing variances, and developing improvements.
  • Accomplish financial goals and organization mission by completing related results and aggregating funding as needed.
  • Handle negotiations for mergers, acquisitions, and the establishment of new divisions within the company.
  • Oversee the development of annual budgets and long-term financial plans.
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis, scenario modeling, and sensitivity analysis to support decision-making.
  • Implement effective treasury management practices to optimize liquidity and mitigate financial risks.
  • Monitor and manage relationships with banks and financial institutions.
  • Lead the financial due diligence process for potential acquisitions or mergers.
  • Develop and execute mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategies to enhance the company's market position.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with shareholders and analysts.
  • Communicate financial performance and strategic initiatives to the investment community.
  • Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT system.
  • Ensure compliance with the law and company’s policies.


  • MBA or bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in accounting and financial management practices
  • CPA is required
  • Solid GAAP and financial reporting technical skills
  • Experience with software from Xero, Netsuite, Syft Analytics, Float, SAP, Sage.
  • Exceptional ability to monitor, allocate, and control finances on a large scale, including extensive treasury experience.
  • Strong work ethic
  • Extensive experience in capital and investment markets
  • Strong communication skills, being able to explain complex concepts clearly and concisely is key
  • Must have a solid understanding of the company perspective at a broad level
  • Must have experience in creating financial reports and reporting to other executives, boards, and shareholders/media
  • Extensive background in financial auditing, demonstrating a thorough understanding of auditing principles and practices
  • Experience leading or participating in external audits, ensuring compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements
  • Previous role as an auditor for a large accounting firm is highly desirable, showcasing a comprehensive understanding of financial systems and controls
  • In-depth knowledge of financial management, risk assessment, and regulatory compliance
  • Successful track record in guiding a company through an Initial Public Offering (IPO)
  • Demonstrated ability to optimize financial performance and achieve sustainable growth
  • Strong leadership skills with a focus on protecting the company's financial health

**As a part of our recruitment process, assessment tests are required to ensure a comprehensive evaluation of all applicants. Unfortunately, should you elect not to participate in completing the assessment tests, your application will not be able to progress to the next stage or taken into consideration during evaluation.