Controller

  • Infarm
  • New York City, NY
  • Jul 31, 2020

Job Description

Passionate to eat better, Infarm was founded in Berlin in 2013 by Osnat Michaeli and the brothers Erez and Guy Galonska. With the aim to share the goodness of own-grown produce with everyone, they developed a smart modular farming system, that allows distribution of farms throughout the urban environment, growing fresh produce in any available space and fulfilling any market demand. 

Today, with cutting edge R&D, patented technologies, and a leading multi-disciplinary team, Infarm is growing a global farming network helping cities become self-sufficient in their food production while significantly improving the safety, quality, and environmental footprint of our food. 

Be part of the Infarm (r)evolution and help people to take back ownership of their food. 

Who you are

At Infarm we grow a smart worldwide Infarm network that brings farming to the people. As the Controller, you contribute to that mission by being accountable for the accounting operations of the company for all US and Canadian entities. In this role, you will be responsible for the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, along with a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles or international financial reporting standards. You are a leader, have a strong understanding of financial statement preparation and analysis, and an ability to understand myriad of accounting operations and job functions.

You appreciate diversity. You love to be challenged. You are passionate.

Responsibilities 

  • Maintain accounting records/Chart of Accounts, including inventory, fixed assets, general ledger, payroll and taxes
  • Ensure that accounts payable are paid in a timely manner and accounts receivable are collected promptly
  • Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
  • Issue timely and complete financial statements on a monthly and annual basis ensuring that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Prepare cash flow statement and ensure proper funding by parent company
  • Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
  • Comply with local, state and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Maintain and enforce a documented system of accounting policies, procedures, and controls
  • Maintain and enhances adequate accounting systems
  • Oversee one accountant, develop talent, and hire additional staff in line with the growth of the company

Requirements 

  • 3+ years of experience in a Controller role along with a Bachelor's degree (B. A. / B. S.) from four-year college or university; MBA is preferred
  • Experience with accounting for inventory required 
  • CPA or Chartered Global Management Accountant designation (CGMA) preferred
  • Working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting software
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail, the ability to problem-solve and prioritize tasks 
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, including collaboration and communication

What we offer

  • The opportunity to join Infarm as we expand across the globe and help change the future of farming
  • The ability to drive impact and be a true partner to the business, working closely with top-level managers 
  • A friendly work environment with a diverse group of motivated, talented, and visionary colleagues
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits
  • 19 days of vacation plus an extra day off on your birthday 


Infarm is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to grow an inclusive environment, where everyone can thrive, regardless of your background and circumstances. We nurture diversity because we appreciate the uniqueness and differences between people. Each employee’s distinctive experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints helps us build a resilient environment, where we can all learn, grow, and create great things together. All applicants are given equal opportunity regardless of age, gender identity or expression, language, disability, ethnic origin, national origin, religion, belief, culture, socio-economic status, or sexual orientation.

Headcount

51-200 employees  

Categories

Food & Agriculture, Buildings & Cities

Twitter handle

InFarm