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Assistant Treasurer

Axiom Space

Axiom Space

Accounting & Finance
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2024


Axiom Space is building for beyond, guided by the vision of a thriving home in space that benefits every human, everywhere. The leading provider of human spaceflight services and developer of human-rated space infrastructure, Axiom Space operates end-to-end missions to the International Space Station today while developing its successor, Axiom Station – a permanent commercial destination in low-Earth orbit that will sustain human growth off the planet and bring untold benefits back home.

Axiom Space fosters a diverse environment inclusive of all perspectives. We are the pioneers of commercial space, leading the transformation of low-Earth orbit into a global space marketplace. Our mission-driven team is seeking a bold and dynamic Assistant Treasurer who is fueled by problem-solving, continuously curious, and driven to understand our world, science/technology, and life itself, for the benefit of all on Earth and beyond.


The Assistant Treasurer will work on-site at our headquarters in Houston, Texas. The Assistant Treasurer will supervise the Treasury Analyst in support of treasury responsibilities. The Assistant Treasurer will be responsible for all treasury transaction activities, including but not limited to short and long-term cash flow forecasting and modeling, liquidity management, interest rate derivatives, capital markets support, debt compliance, operational treasury activities, and ad hoc projects as required.


  • Oversee all cash management activities, including the aggregation and consolidation of bank balances, the monitoring daily cash management activities, the maintenance of short and long-term cash, working capital, and debt forecasts and models
  • Responsible for supporting the completion and tracking of monthly and quarterly compliance certificates
  • Play an active role in the administration of capital lease program, including execution of new transactions and management of existing portfolio
  • Ensure and maintain compliance with all of Treasury’s key controls and respond to internal/external auditor request
  • Provide transparent daily reporting to management on liquidity positions and projections
  • Monitor, investigate and resolve exceptions (i.e. positive pay, returns, AP wires, deposit items); implement solutions to minimize or eliminate where possible
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues, and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals
  • Care for and manage Treasury Analyst to drive alignment with organizational goals and treasury activities
  • Other duties as assigned


To be successful in this role, the individual must effectively carry out each essential duty using the skills and competencies listed below. The following requirements reflect the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be provided to enable individuals with disabilities to fulfill the essential functions of the job.

Education & Experience

  • BA or BBA in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • 7 to 10 years of related work experience (Treasury, Financial Planning & Analysis, Accounting)
  • Solid MS Suite application skills: Excel (i.e. pivot tables, formulas), Word, PowerPoint, Project. Others include Adobe/PDF, data mining, bank portals, and analytic software.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize work
  • Solid communication skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving
  • Possess confidence, flexibility and is a team player

Essential Functions

Generally, in the office 5 days a week between the hours of 8am to 5pm. But can involve days outside the office depending on the situation.


  • Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.
  • Management has the prerogative to select at any level for which the position is advertised.
  • Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.

Physical Requirements

  • Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).
  • Equipment and Machines
  • Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).


  • Highly organized and detail oriented; able to juggle, prioritize, and keep track of multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently with minimal supervision, and make and communicate the rationale behind key decisions in a constantly evolving fast-pace work environment.
  • Strong project and time management skills with a high level of intuition and judgment.
  • Must have a “can do” attitude – no job is too big or small, problem solver.
  • Ability to take on ownership of projects ad hoc and drive them from beginning to end.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive; creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements.
  • Self-assured and energetic self-starter; proactive about learning and motivated to take on additional responsibilities over time.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to integrate quickly into a small team and represent the company with integrity.
  • Professional, confident, driven, and dynamic.
  • Passionate about creating an inclusive workplace where people from different backgrounds can succeed.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values
  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity
  • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources
  • Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

Axiom Space is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Axiom Space does not discriminate on the basis of race, regional color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.