Financial Analyst

Cambridge, MA /
Finance /
/ On-site

Volta Labs, Inc. ( is an MIT spin-off that has unlocked powerful new DNA sequencing capabilities by developing novel fluidic technology. Working at the intersection of engineering and biology, Volta is building a product to streamline DNA sequencing sample prep. As DNA sequencing is the foundational technology behind humanity‘s understanding of diseases and the tool that provides a new view into the fundamentals of biology, Volta is at the forefront of a sequencing revolution; driving sequencing towards seamless ease of use and complete automation. 

Working at Volta Labs means having big ambitions for solving the world’s most challenging problems. Volta has brought ht together individuals from many different fields (physics, biology, engineering, operations) to work toward one main shared goal -- build the most advanced sample prep solution for sequencing.  We are a product and data-driven company where employees are expected to learn, grow and thrive in a fast-paced, open, and collaborative environment. This is an exciting phase to Volta with huge upside potential. With commercialization imminent, our product has the potential to change the future of sequencing. 


We are seeking a highly analytical and detail-oriented Financial Analyst to join our team at Volta Labs, a fast-growing hardware startup. In this role, you will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting financial data to provide insights that will drive our business decisions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in finance and accounting, as well as experience in financial modeling and forecasting.

Key Responsibilities:

    • Conduct financial analysis and modeling to support business decisions
    • Prepare financial reports, presentations, and dashboards for management and investors
    • Analyze financial data, including revenue and expenses, cash flow, and profitability, to identify trends and opportunities for improvement
    • Manage and monitor cash flow and working capital
    • Develop and maintain financial forecasts and budgets
    • Assist with fundraising efforts, including preparing pitch decks and financial projections
    • Help improve internal financial processes and controls
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Sales, Marketing, Operations and Engineering, to provide financial guidance and support
    • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to inform business strategy


    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. MBA preferred.
    • 2+ years of experience in financial analysis or a related field, preferably at a technology company
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data
    • Experience in financial modeling and forecasting
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate complex financial concepts to non-financial stakeholders
    • Proficiency in Excel and financial analysis tools
    • Knowledge of accounting principles and financial statements
    • Experience in a startup or fast-paced environment and familiarity with venture capital fundraising and startup metrics is a plus
    • CPA or CFA certification is a plus

Our Benefits & Perks:

    • Robust Equity Program, to build future wealth through stock options with high growth potential
    • Comprehensive Healthcare Coverage, including Medical, Dental, & Vision
    • Access to Our 401K Plan, to save for your future
    • 12 Weeks of Paid Parental Leave, which can be taken over 12 months
    • Unlimited Paid Time Off, because we understand the importance of time off for rest and adventure
    • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
    • Weekly On-site Lunches, variety snacks, beverages, & treats
    • Weekly Paid Coffee Date with Colleague
    • Monthly Team Happy Hours
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, and actively seek out and value diverse perspectives. Women, people of color, people who are differently abled, and members of the LGBTQ+ community are encouraged to apply. Even if you don't check every box, but see yourself contributing, please apply. Help us build an inclusive community that will change the face of bio-automation!