Director, Stock Administration and Payroll


Alameda, CA


Position summary

The Company

Astra's mission is to improve life on Earth from space by creating a healthier and more connected planet. Astra delivered its first commercial payload into Earth orbit in 2021, making it the fastest company in history to reach this milestone, just five years after being founded in 2016. By achieving monthly, weekly, then daily launches, we'll create the infrastructure services our customers need in space to build a healthier and more connected planet. If you're excited by a sense of possibility, the chance to innovate, and make a difference here on Earth, we think you should work here too.

The Opportunity

As the Director of Stock Administration and Payroll, you will be directly responsible for managing the Astra Stock Administration and Payroll processes, including timely support of quarterly and annual filings (Forms 10-Q and 10-K), assisting with Form 8-K and proxy filings, earnings reports, and SOX compliance. In this role you will have the unique opportunity to oversee and optimize Astra’s stock administration and payroll processes, policies.

This highly visible role on the Accounting Team will report to the Corporate Controller and play an integral part in driving and executing on accounting and cross-functional strategic initiatives.

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About the company

Industry: Aerospace

Astra’s mission is to improve life on Earth from space® by creating a healthier and more connected planet. Today, Astra offers one of the lowest cost-per-launch dedicated orbital launch services of any operational launch provider in the world, and one of the industry’s first flight-proven electric propulsion systems for satellites, Astra Spacecraft Engine™. Astra ...