Astra Games is seeking an Operations & Finance Manager to join our team. Astra Games is a new organization and the manager will be integral in building a foundation for future growth and stability.
This is a highly visible and collaborative role reporting directly to the General Manager. The Operations & Finance Manager will assist in ongoing strategic planning and ensure the organization has the tools and support in place to execute its vision.
They will oversee all back office functions and be responsible for budgeting, FP&A, financial modeling, game projections, managing external accounting, contracts, team logistics, HR, and general organizational strategy. You’ll help evaluate new projects from a financial lens, keep an eye on the organization’s financial health, coordinate with our parent company on end of year roll-ups, and support the ins-and-outs of a small but global gaming organization.
We are looking for someone who’s comfortable with context shifting and thinking outside of the box and who’s action oriented in an ambiguous startup environment. This is a role with room to grow while being a key player in the future of a growing organization.
Would Be Nice:
Preferred Location: Remote and/or Northern California. Open to a fully remote US-based position with light quarterly travel.
California Salary: $100K-130K
We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Astra Fund is a game fund with a mission to support the creation of better thinking games and bringing them to broad audiences. We work to achieve this through grants, events, genre-based initiatives, and we're moving into publishing. We are part of Carina Initiatives, a philanthropic fund working to send more kids from more communities to the frontiers of science and technology.
Careers at Astra
We are a small team of builders who love games. We know that games can shape minds and cultures, because they’ve shaped ours. We work hard to amplify creators that take this responsibility seriously.
We've been funding thinking games and offering grants to promising early-career designers, and now we think it's time to set up a publisher focused on those games. A lot of people enjoy games like Baba Is You, ElecHead, or The Witness as one-off experiences without identifying as a fan of a genre, and we believe there's an opportunity here to build a brand that can bring this eager audience what they didn't know they were missing.
Talent is at the heart of our mission. We believe deeply in the power of a talented and diverse team to make a big impact. Join us.
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