Westborough

Senior Accountant

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered greenhouse gas emissions. The results are lower cost, better performing batteries, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. This closed-loop process also allows for fewer end-of-life batteries being discarded in landfills. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Job Summary:


The Senior Accountant will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of the monthly financial reporting close. The Senior Accountant will collect pertinent information for the creation of journal entries, account reconciliations and other related matters as well as be the first point of contact for accounting issues. The Senior Accountant will ensure that the Company maintains effective internal controls that ensure accurate accounting data and that safeguard company assets.


Responsibilities:



  • Prepare accounting related entries for multiple organizational entities.

  • Follow our Company’s established accounting processes.

  • Support accounts payable / receivable activities to ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoice creation and entry.

  • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all assigned balance sheet accounts.

  • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all transactions.

  • Ensure the Company maintains effective internal controls that ensure accurate accounting data and that safeguard company assets.

  • Lead staff in preparing as well as supporting the annual audit with external auditors.

  • Willingness to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the organization.

  • Ability to meet and respond to tight deadlines

  • Ability to develop and mentor junior staff.


Required Skills/Abilities:



  • Experience in a Big 4 Accounting firm required.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

  • Experience with SAP 4 Hana or similar ERP system.

  • Experience working with US SOX compliance requirements, a plus.


Education and Experience:



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required, advanced degrees such as an MBA, MSA are desired.

  • 3+ years’ experience in accounting or related field.

  • CPA or CMA highly preferred.


Physical Requirements:



  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.

  • Ability to read and understand English


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Senior Financial Reporting Accountant

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered greenhouse gas emissions. The results are lower cost, better performing batteries, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. This closed-loop process also allows for fewer end-of-life batteries being discarded in landfills. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Job Summary:


The Senior Financial Reporting Accountant will be responsible for owning with the consolidation process of the monthly, quarterly and yearly financial reporting close. Also, will own the preparation of the annual external audited financial statements. The successful candidate will be able to collect pertinent information for the creation of journal entries, account reconciliations and other related matters as well as be the first point of contact for all technical accounting issues. The role will ensure that the Company maintains effective internal controls that ensure accurate accounting data and that safeguard company assets.


Responsibilities:





    • Prepare consolidating and eliminating accounting related entries for multiple organizational entities.

    • Follow and aid in developing our Company’s established accounting processes.

    • Regularly maintain detailed reconciliations of all assigned balance sheet accounts.

    • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all consolidated transactions.

    • Lead staff in preparing as well as supporting the annual audit with external auditors.

    • Ability to develop and mentor junior staff.

    • Prepare technical accounting related memos.




Required Skills/Abilities:



  • Experience working in a complex manufacturing environment

  • Big 4 Accounting firm experience required.

  • Proficient in Word and Excel.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

  • Experience working in a complex manufacturing environment



Education and Experience:



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required, advanced degrees such as an MBA, MSA are desired

  • 5+ years’ experience in accounting or related field in a publicly held company highly desired

  • CPA or CMA required.


Physical Requirements:



  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.

  • Ability to read and understand English


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Chemical Operator – 3rd shift

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Position: Chemical Operator 1


This is entry level Chemical operator position.


Prior experience in chemical or other science-related technologies, production, equipment handling, operations, quality assurance, or safety programs is preferable, but not required.



Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Ensure that all work is performed in compliance with Company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and all local, state and federal regulations regarding safety, health, and the environment.

  • Communicate with Shift Leader and Teammates regarding safety, production, quality or any other operational issues. Actively participates in pre-shift meetings to assist in the development of individual work plans.

  • Perform manufacturing tasks related to the production of NMC cathode precursor materials.

  • Includes operating and controlling mechanical powder and liquid handling equipment, chemical mixers, reactors, pumps, valves, filter presses, ovens, powder processing machines, etc.

  • Learns and follows safety regulations and wear the prescribed personal protective equipment

  • Operate material handling equipment, such as forklift, drum dollies, hoists, etc. liquid transfer pumping

  • Complete and accurately record data such as weights, temperature, hours of operations, raw material lot numbers, process and reaction conditions, and process yields in accordance with SOPs and Control Plan documentation.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly area by ensuring that equipment and work area is cleaned after use and the equipment is maintained per the preventative maintenance schedule.

  • Assist with maintaining adequate supplies to ensure team has necessary supplies available to complete project work.





Education:



  • High school diploma and minimum of 3+ years of applicable production experience

  • Or post High School education and 1+ year production experience



Skills:



  • Attention to detail, capable of understanding and following verbal and written instructions

  • Hands on aptitude with mechanical and chemical process equipment

  • Ability to perform basic math including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

  • Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion

  • Capable of wearing task specific personal protective equipment including dust mask, respirator, safety shoes, gloves, and safety glasses

  • Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs

  • While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.

  • Knowledge of basic MS Office tools, including Word, EXCEL, email.


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    Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




Electrical Engineer

Ascend Elements (AE) is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


We’re hiring an Electrical Engineer, to join our Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team. In such position, the Electrical Engineer shall lead front end engineering projects focused on the production of engineered cathode material from spent EV batteries. The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for both facility engineering and manufacturing equipment engineering. The AME team is responsible for scaling our technology from demonstration plant scale to full production scale at multiple brown and green field sites in the US and Europe.  In addition to process development, vendor selection, plant design, commissioning and installation, this group leads the technology scaling efforts as next generation technologies are proven in our R&D group.


This position will be based out of our Westborough Massachusetts, or in Hopkinsville Kentucky, or hybrid from US location with travel to all company locations.


Responsibilities included but not limited to:



  • Provide technical leadership for the facility engineering, as well as manufacturing capital equipment

  • Prepare technical specifications, lead vendor selection and qualification, review and approve electrical drawings (e.g. single line diagram) provided by EPC or Equipment manufacturer, follow-up progress during manufacturing, perform FAT, SAT, installation support, commissioning, optimization, and troubleshooting during operation.

  • Lead Electrical interface with EPC firm and construction contractor to effectively design and execute plant / facility electrical engineering equipment.

  • Support the production plant’s technical staff to meet plant metrics with robust processes and quality systems based on the APQP tool kit.

  • Other duties and responsibilities consistent with the Employees position

  • Up to 10% travel on average, as high as 50% during plant commissioning phases


Education and Other Skills:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or applicable engineering field. Advanced degree a plus.

  • 5+ years of experience in electrical design, build out, and optimization of industrial manufacturing plant.

  • Knowledge and experience of electrical system design for performance material or similar manufacturing process, and ability to read, interpret and generate engineering drawings and specifications.

  • Knowledge of transformers, UPS, switchgears, switchboards, is required.

  • Knowledge of and hands on experience using APQP tools (or equivalent) including FMEA, SPC, and design and process validation as well as Lean and 6 Sigma tools.

  • Effective project management for >$1M capital equipment projects.

  • Experience, judgement, and technical knowledge to drive data-based decisions.

  • Skilled user of MS office tools including Word, EXCEL, Outlook, Project, Autocad.

  • Written and verbal fluency in English.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.


 


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Chemical Process Engineer

Ascend Elements is a fast-growing organization that is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials for electric vehicles. Recognized as a climate technology leader, the company elevates the value of recycled elements and engineers sustainable battery materials to support the global clean-energy transition. The company’s patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ direct precursor synthesis technology produces new, sustainable cathode materials from spent lithium-ion batteries more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in improved performance and lower carbon emissions. Ascend Elements is taking sustainability in the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


We are currently hiring a Chemical Process Engineer to join our team! You will be responsible for leading front end engineering projects focused on the chemical conversion of spent EV batteries and battery manufacturing plant waste into high quality battery anode and cathode powders for use in new batteries.


This position will be based out of our current locations: Westborough, MA, Covington, GA or Hopkinsville, KY or be remote with up to 50% travel.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • This position will be the technical leader of a process or utility system from conceptual stage through performance testing. Responsibilities include: leading conceptual studies, creating the equipment technical specification, qualifying and selecting the manufacturing vendor, reviewing and approving the equipment design/build, attending Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), supporting installation, leading commissioning and site acceptance test (SAT), and supporting process optimization.

  • Lead chemical process design with EPC firm or Equipment Manufacturer to effectively design and execute plant mechanical, electrical, piping, and controls systems.

  • Develop process flow, equipment list, equipment layout, utility matrix, and P&IDs for manufacturing processes required for production of new battery raw materials.

  • Work with R&D team to develop effective and efficient scaling strategies to bring new products and processes to pilot and production scale.

  • Support the production plant’s technical staff to meet plant metrics with robust processes and quality systems based on the APQP tool kit.

  • Other duties and responsibilities consistent with the Employees position.


Education and Other Skills:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or applicable engineering field. Advanced degree a plus.

  • Experience: 5+ years of process engineering experience with chemical or advanced materials technologies, including 3+ years of field experience.

  • Direct experience in battery materials synthesis (precursor cathode material), chemical precipitation reactions, filtration, or evaporation a plus.

  • Knowledge of and hands on experience using APQP tools including FMEA, SPC, and design and process validation as well as Lean and 6 Sigma tools.

  • Experienced user of the capital equipment acquisition process including technical specification generation, supplier identification and assessment, equipment build tracking, factory and site acceptance testing, installation, commissioning, and ramping to metrics.

  • Hands-on experience during commissioning (water run, chemical run, sequence testing) is a must.

  • Effective project management for >$1M capital equipment projects.

  • Experience, judgement, and technical knowledge to drive data-based decisions.

  • Knowledge and experience base in process design and equipment selection for performance chemicals and materials and the associated facility support systems.

  • Skilled user of MS office tools including Word, EXCEL, Outlook, Project.

  • AutoCAD, SolidWorks, SYSCAD, OLI, ASPEN competency a plus.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Senior Manager, Learning and Development

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


We’re hiring a Senior Manager, Learning and Development in our Westborough, MA headquarters who will develop programs to build human capital potential and a strong employee development culture. This candidate will direct the design, planning, and implementation of corporate training programs aligned with the objectives and strategy of the company. Collaborates with functional management teams to assess ongoing and future training and development needs as well as effectiveness of established programs. Facilitates the development of training programs and identify areas for improvement. Develops a program delivery schedule that provides training as needed, ongoing and/or ad hoc. Provides engaging communications about program information to encourage participation and highlight the value and benefits of training. Approves new training techniques and suggests enhancements to existing training programs. Oversees and establishes relationships with vendors to provide additional outside training programs. Manages and develops training coordinators and or SME professionals. Ensures a robust Learning Management System is utilized and managed for maintaining current training needs, reporting and compliance.


Areas of training needs include but are not limited to Regulatory, Environment & Compliance, Leadership skills and general HR related topics. Oversite and selection of Instructor-Led Training, Organizational Development (OD), Training Delivery, Training Management, Training Needs Analysis, Training Program Administration, Training Program Development, Vendor Management, Design Training Materials and Training & eLearning Software.


DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES:



  • In coordination with functional leadership, map out annual training plans for all employees

  • Manages training programs (outsourced and/or in-house)

  • Ensures ongoing review of organization-wide training needs assessment and identifies skills or knowledge gaps. Creates viable plans to improve the training needs.

  • Leads the assessment of instructional effectiveness and determines the impact of training on employee skills and KPI’s.

  • Ensures curriculum database and training records are up to date.

  • Identifies problems and opportunities such as operational changes or industry developments that training could improve.

  • Selects and manages LMS vendors third-party training service providers.

  • Prepares and implements training budget and ensures that training milestones and goals are met while adhering to approved training budget.

  • Develops and maintains organizational communications such as intranet bulletin boards and newsletters to ensure employees have knowledge of training and development events and resources.

  • Conducts follow-up studies of all completed training to evaluate and measure results.

  • Modifies programs as needed.

  • Exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of the organization.

  • Works effectively as a team member with other members of management and the HR staff.


ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:



  • Experience in leading the function of business’s learning and development programs with specific experience in Industrial Materials manufacturing.

  • Exceptional ability to move from conceptual needs to applicable training and development programs.

  • Creates business case presentations for operational improvement through learning and development deliverables.

  • Training Program Administration

  • Organizational needs assessment pertaining to skill development.

  • Ability to function in a demanding environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including presentation.

  • Budget management

  • Vendor selection

  • Knowledge of LMS and HR systems

  • Thorough understanding of training processes.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Adept with a variety of multimedia training platforms and methods.

  • Knowledge of training methodologies and e-learning platforms

  • Bachelor’s degree in L&D, Human Resources Management

  • 7-10 years’ experience designing and implementing employee development programs.

  • Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP) credential preferred.

  • Ability to travel to other AE sites up to 25%.


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


pCAM Team Manager


Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


The pCAM Team Manager of the Company reports to CTO. In such a position, the Employee shall lead a team working on the Company’s core lithium-ion battery upcycling technology, specifically the synthesis and scale up of cathode precursor and active cathode materials from spent lithium-ion batteries.


Key Responsibilities:



  • Lead project team objectives determining prioritization and distribution and scheduling of workload.

  • Lead the project team in developing new precursor cathode products

  • Summarize results data and prepare meaningful reports that project progress regularly.

  • Perform laboratory design of experiments and manufacturing tasks related to the upcycling of batteries and the production of NMC cathode powder.

  • Run complex chemical reactions such as use of CSTR reactors or batch reactors to make NMC precursors

  • Run weekly technical meetings

  • Keep detail logs, amounts, temperature, etc.

  • Troubleshoot issues with equipment and processes

  • Assist in planning and improving production processes

  • Excellent in both written and oral languages.


Education and Experience:



  • 3-5 years progressive leadership experience as a group lead or supervisory capacity.

  • 3+ years industry experience developing NMC or LCO based cathode materials or related experience in the Academic environment

  • BS or Advanced degree in Chemistry, Physics or Chemical Engineering, required. PhD desired.

  • Ability to multitask

  • Understanding of chemical processes i.e. acid base reactions

  • Demonstrated ability running reactions in an industrial space

  • Attention to detail

  • Desire to be a strong team member


Physical and Environmental Requirements:



  • Meet all physical requirement of the positions: walking/standing for extended periods of time, working in both lab and office, travelling in some cases to other Ascend Elements facilities and conference

  • Ability to lift 50lbs or more

  • Capable of wearing task specific personal protective equipment including dust mask, respirator, safety shoes, gloves, and safety glasses/face shield

  • Capable of meeting OSHA standards for manual lifting guidelines: < 50lbs

  • While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.


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    Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.






Environmental Health and Safety Coordinator

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


We are currently adding an Environmental, Heath, and Safety (EHS) Coordinator to our team! This role will be responsible for providing full time EHS support to our Westborough R&D and Operations teams in compliance with applicable policy and regulatory requirements. The individual in this position will support the development and coordination of training programs to establish and promote the maintenance of a safe, accident free, and healthy workplace.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Assist all teams’ managers/supervisors with accident response.

  • Assist EHS manager with root cause analysis and investigations.

  • Ensure team members have access to and use appropriate safety and environmental supplies and equipment, including personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • Ensure that contractor personnel working on the property are in compliance with company EHS policies and safety requirements.

  • Maintain facility specific EHS procedures for safe work practices and equipment operation.

  • Assist EHS Manager with oversee, perform, and assist with other internal and external audits or inspections.

  • Attend shift safety meetings and participate in presentations.

  • Assist EHS Engineer with daily Hazardous and Non-Hazardous waste inspections and inventory.

  • Assist in managing environmental and safety documents/permits on site.


Education and other requirements:



  • BS degree in the Sciences and/or a degree in an EHS related field

  • Preferred: 3-5 years of facilities safety including Hazard Communication, SDS compliance, chemical management

  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Must be able to wear a respirator and other appropriate PPE equipment.

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

  • Have some knowledge of safety and environmental regulations.

  • Preferred: RCRA, DOT, HAZWOPER (24-hour minimum), First Aid/CPR/AED.


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Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Finance Manager

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered greenhouse gas emissions. The results are lower cost, better performing batteries, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. This closed-loop process also allows for fewer end-of-life batteries being discarded in landfills. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


The Finance Manager will provide strategic analytical support to management across the organization. This individual will be required to collaborate cross-functionally to support strategic planning. While using a keen understanding of financial statements, will devise financial modelling and profitability analysis, perform budgeting / forecasting, develop KPI’s and metrics, and ensure business performance management. This role will heavily support financial systems and data management processes.


Detailed requirements:



  • Responsible for stakeholder business partners to collaborate, develop and oversee annual budgets and quarterly forecasts to set performance expectations for corporate departments.

  • Provides guidance to managers in financial reporting objectives and standards to ensure accurate, compliant, and useful financial reporting.

  • Acts as an advisor to management on regulations and other matters that may impact the financial activities of the company, engaging with outside consultants if applicable.



  • Analyze current and historical trends for key performance measurements, identify opportunities for financial improvement and provide recommendations to management.

  • Apply knowledge of business systems and processes and leverage best practices when working with business partners to solve business issues

  • Prepare departmental reporting packages including standard reports and variance commentary

  • Increase the use of automation across the organization to streamline and improve new and existing management reports

  • Assist with the implementation of budgeting and forecasting software tools



  • Provide financial modeling, financial analysis and ad-hoc projects as required.

    • Experience with 3-statement financial modeling preferred.





  • Ensures all financial operations are in compliance with governmental rules and regulations.

  • Forecasts and manages cash flow that meets the needs of the company.


Education & Experience:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting

  • 3- 5 years related financial experience as an independent individual contributor.

  • CPA, public accounting 1-3 years required, with big 4 experience preferred.

  • Proven ability and comfortable operating in a high pace, dynamic and multi-priority environment is a must.

  • Requires a passion for problem solving and analysis and digging into the details.



  • Experience in business partnering and building solid working relationships, using your strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate professionally to all levels of the organization.

  • Solid working knowledge of accounting principles

  • Experience in Corporate financial planning.

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Proficient with Microsoft office products and data visualization is preferred.

  • Extensive knowledge of the financial and accounting function and related department processes.

  • Experience managing, analyzing, and summarizing large data sets in Microsoft Excel

  • Experience with ERP system (SAP preferred).

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    Ascend Elements is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




Future opportunities within Science & Technology


Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.



Thank you for your interest in Ascend Elements. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team. If you did not see a position that fits what you are looking for, submit your resume for consideration for future opportunities at one of our 4 locations.


Future opportunities within Corporate

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Thank you for your interest in Ascend Elements. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team. If you did not see a position that fits what you are looking for, submit your resume for consideration for future opportunities at one of our 4 locations.



Future Opportunities within Engineering

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Thank you for your interest in Ascend Elements. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team. If you did not see a position that fits what you are looking for, submit your resume for consideration for future opportunities at one of our 4 locations.


Future opportunities within Finance and Accounting

Ascend Elements is revolutionizing the production of lithium-ion battery materials by establishing a clean and sustainable supply chain using recycled feedstock. Its patented Hydro-to-Cathode™ technology directly synthesizes new cathode materials from spent lithium-ion cells more efficiently than traditional methods, resulting in reduced cost, improved performance, and lowered GHG emissions. The results are lower cost, better performance batteries with fewer discarded in landfill, a cleaner manufacturing process, and a truly sustainable closed-loop circular battery economy. Ascend Elements is taking the lithium-ion battery industry to a higher level.


Thank you for your interest in Ascend Elements. We are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team. If you did not see a position that fits what you are looking for, submit your resume for consideration for future opportunities at one of our 4 locations.




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