Finance and Operations Manager

  • Indigo
  • Olive Branch, MS
  • Jul 28, 2020

Job Description

Memphis

What if nature could be harnessed to help farmers sustainably feed the planet? Since 2014, Indigo has questioned agriculture's full value chain to improve grower profitability, environmental sustainability, and consumer health. The company’s scientific discoveries and digital innovations have amplified new value from soil to sale, benefiting more than 10,000 growers to date. Indigo is also the company behind The Terraton Initiative, a global effort to drawdown one trillion tons of atmospheric carbon dioxide by unlocking the potential of agricultural soils. In 2019, Indigo was ranked #1 on CNBC’s Disruptor 50 list. Headquartered in Boston, MA, Indigo has additional offices in Memphis, TN; Research Triangle Park, NC; Sydney, Australia; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Basel, Switzerland; and São Paulo, Brazil.

The finance and operations manager will be responsible for partnering with Global Business Services, Supply Chain, and Marketing to help analyze and understand all areas of financial performance, as well as support budgeting and forecasting. This role reports directly to the VP, North America Commercial Finance, and will be a key contributor on the North America Commercial Finance team.

 Main Areas of Focus:  Financial Planning and Analysis

Responsibilities

  • Meet with Indigo’s Supply Chain and Global Business Services teams to understand the business and operations
  • Understand procurement spend, aging and payment files, and trends
  • Support Procurement Operations and Accounts Payables with working capital improvement initiatives
  • Understand and provide oversight of all technical financial data in coordination with the data teams for current microbial portfolio
  • Perform Supply Chain analysis – including budgets, forecasts, and special project analysis with specific focus on cost drivers and leverage areas
  • Establish a clear process on how to aggregate and synthesize all financial data from our Supply Chain operations
  • Perform analysis/review of capital project requests for accuracy, reasonableness, and appropriate business support
  • Be primarily responsible for all aspects of regional inventory reporting and analysis
  • Own financial reporting for departments in scope and communicate results effectively with department leadership (P&L, budget vs actual, etc.)
  • Understand Indigo’s marketing costs by offering, including cost of MQLs and perform analysis on conversion rates/revenue/margin capture/cost-benefit etc
  • Understand prioritized KPIs for key departments in scope (Marketing, GBS, Transport, etc.) and assist in automation via dashboards
  • Assume responsibility to validate Savings Initiatives

 

Competencies

  • Enjoys working cross-functionally in a positive and team-oriented way, whether as a project lead or as a contributor
  • Comfortable with executive leadership to challenge topics appropriately
  • Comfortable with ambiguity –making educated decisions from incomplete data sets
  • Proactive mindset
  • Able to work with a broad range of stakeholders across various seniority levels and functions
  • Willing to work on all projects, regardless of complexity, as an individual contributor
  • Able to represent the Finance team in Memphis to facilitate other issues
  • Good reporting and presentation skill set

 

Qualifications

  • FP&A background
  • Supply chain or manufacturing experience preferred
  • Agriculture experience is a plus
  • 5-10 years’ experience

 

http://www.indigoag.com/     

Indigo is committed to living our values, specifically “creating a work environment where everyone feels respected, connected, and has opportunities to learn and grow.” As part of living our values, we strive to create a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone feels they can be themselves and has an equal opportunity of succeeding.

Organization type

Company  

Headcount

1001-5000 employees  

Categories

Food & Agriculture

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