Chief Financial Officer

Gradiant is a rapidly growing global solutions provider and developer of cleantech water projects for advanced water and wastewater treatment. With a full suite of differentiated and proprietary end-to-end solutions, powered by the top minds in water, Gradiant serves its clients’ mission-critical operations in the world’s essential industries. Gradiant was founded at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is uniquely positioned to address the world’s increasing challenges created by industrialization, population growth, and water stress. Today, with over 450 employees, Gradiant operates from its global headquarters in Boston, regional headquarters and global technology labs in Singapore, and offices across twelve countries. For more information, please visit


The Role:


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Gradiant will lead all financial aspects of the company in close collaboration with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and other C-Suite members. The CFO will oversee the company’s financial strategy, operations, fundraising, compliance and make strategic recommendations to the Board of Directors, C-suite, and other senior leaders across the global organization. This position reports directly to the CEO.



  • Execute the company financial strategy and budgeting.
  • Oversee the financial operations of subsidiary companies and foreign operations including cashflow, working capital, and other financial metrics.
  • Develop plans for revenue growth and expenditure reduction.
  • Advise and support C-suite on investment opportunities, capital raises, mergers and acquisitions, sale of assets and/or shares and a SPAC/go-public transaction.
  • Lead third-party audits.
  • Legal and other applicable regulatory compliance
  • Develop and monitor control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.
  • Participate in key decisions as a member of the executive management team.
  • Oversee acquisition due diligence and negotiate acquisitions.
  • Represent the company with investment bankers and investors.



  • Master’s degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 10+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation.
  • Experience in partnering with an executive team and have a high level of written and oral communication skills.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with an MBA in Finance and the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations.
  • Experience in SEC public offering process, filings, and compliance.
  • Ability to travel to company subsidiaries and investor road shows worldwide.