Sr. Director, International Finance

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Sr. Director, International Finance 

Indigo improves grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health through the use of natural microbiology and digital technologies. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes and agronomic insights, Indigo works with growers to sustainably produce high quality harvests. The company then connects growers and buyers directly to bring these harvests to market. Working across the supply chain, Indigo is forwarding its mission of harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com

We have a challenge and opportunity ahead of us to scale quickly and effectively with a goal of $1B in revenue by 2019. We cannot do this without an exceptional group of people in finance. Our ability to lead in this area will be determined primarily by our ability to hire the very best people, unite around a common set of goals and create a high energy culture of innovation and collaboration. The role of the International Finance Lead is to be a business partner to the International Business team and help to facilitate the Company’s growth while being a strategic partner.

Responsibilities:

  • Review actual results vs. budget monthly, providing insights and corrective actions to international leadership team to ensure achievement of annual financial goals
  • Run a weekly and monthly process to get transparency on operational performance across countries, crops and business models
  • Develop financial analysis to support key international commercial decisions, including profitability analysis, cash flow projections, and NPV modeling.
  • Assess opportunities and risks, including a process to capture, review regularly, and drive opportunity-capture and risk-mitigation
  • Partner with COO to provide insights and challenge into financial business performance; be able to clearly understand drivers of the business, and new market opportunities
  • Partner with individual Country Heads to support special projects or analysis on business initiatives within each country
  • Lead annual budgeting, periodic forecasting, and long-term planning processes
  • Develop key relationships within finance to build influence within the department and contribute to shaping and driving key Finance processes and organizational development

 

Competencies:

  • Viewed as a trusted member to the Finance and International team as well as the rest of the Indigo organization
  • Smart, thinks creatively, has innovative ideas
  • Strategic thinker
  • Can understand and quantify risk
  • Flexible – able to find a solution not just identify a problem
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, well-structured communication both written and oral
  • Highly organized with a strong orientation to detail, doesn’t compromise on accuracy.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently, while understanding the importance of elevating questions/concerns promptly
  • Significant budgeting and forecasting experience
  • Excited by Indigo’s mission; believes that Indigo can fundamentally change the agriculture industry; can clearly articulate passion for our mission and values

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years’ experience in FP&A role
  • MBA required
  • Agriculture experience required 
  • Ability to speak Spanish and/or Portuguese is required 
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Location

On the edge of Charlestown, we are within walking distance to restaurants and bars. The Sullivan Square T and bus stop is also right next door!

An Insider's view of Indigo

What projects are you most excited about?

Our mission is to provide agronomists with unbiased real-time data we are collecting across thousands of acres at the ground level and from space. It's such a thrill to be working on the data and analysis perspective of this massively cross-disciplinary team that helps agronomists initiate data-powered conversations to provide substantial results.

Jyoti

Principal Data Scientist

What makes someone successful on your team?

A successful Indigo team member is someone willing to continuously learn and improve, regardless of experience or role. Whether you’re an Engineer, Account Manager, Business Analyst, or Scientist, successful team members keep the bigger picture in mind and bridge disciplines to solve problems facing the incredibly complex system that is agriculture

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What are Indigo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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