CFO - Clara Venture Labs

Do you want to be at the forefront in developing industrial technology in an Aker ASA backed venture company based in Bergen?
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Clara Venture Labs is a venture platform backed by Aker, with a mission to develop breakthrough industrial technology from ideas to ventures. Clara’s first ventures focus on fuel cells for green shipping, pyrolysis technology for waste handling, additive manufacturing, regenerative fuel cells for space, and industrial scale production of graphene oxide.

Clara’s ambition is to create a curious and entrepreneurial environment where great minds are given the resources they need to make their visions for the future a reality.

We are an innovative research and development lab located in Bergen with more than 60 employees and 30+ years of experience in the development and testing of different energy systems and hardware for Space and Ocean space. 


We are seeking a Chief Financial Officer to be part of the management team in Clara Venture Labs, with existing and new green ventures. Clara is Aker ASAs main vehicle for creating breakthrough industrial technology from ideas to ventures.

You have a documented strong finance background with experience from a similar role or working close to a CFO. Commercial experience from projects and/or a project oriented company is preferable.

Main tasks:

  • Be responsible for the company’s financial activities, incl. accounting and tax, controlling, investment controlling and financial management.

  • Monitor and articulate the company’s financial condition.

  • Manage and further develop a strong, lean finance organization to support business growth, ensuring that the financial aspects of plans, operations and risks are appropriately measured and mitigated.

  • Assist with overall financial expertise for CVL and its ventures.

  • Building a financial structure which could be adopted by our new ventures and establish a demerger strategy to secure the valuation of our new ventures.

  • Make sure our project portfolio is optimally structured financially and commercially.

You have a master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Auditing or equivalent and a hands-on attitude, understanding what it takes to be part of an innovation company. Furthermore, we would like you to have good leadership skills with the ability to attract, motivate and develop the team. You must have strong writing and verbal skills in English and at least one of the Nordic languages.

What we can offer is the possibility of being on the forefront of developing new technology for the green revolution, competitive compensation package and benefits, and a supportive and active owner in Aker ASA.

Clara´s exciting green ventures include:

  • ALMA: a provider of zero emission energy solutions for maritime and offshore sectors, based on high temperature fuel cell technology.

  • Additech: an additive manufacturing services company, offering end to end solutions to its customers, with expertise in design engineering and with in-house quality printing facilities

  • LayerOne: LayerOne aims to push the boundaries of materials by utilising its proprietary scalable technology to deliver high quality graphene oxide that changes the way we use materials every day

  • MAP-G: is an early-stage technology for using waste to produce solid residue that can be used as fertilizer and wet biosyngas, which can be cleaned and used in fuel cells for production of heat and electricity

  • RFCS: Regenerative Fuel Cell Solutions is an energy storage solution, outperforming batteries for applications with requirements for storage more than 12-18 hours or large volumes

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