Indigo is working to harness nature to sustainably feed the planet.  We have discovered a transformational opportunity to improve global crop yield and reduce the use of agricultural chemicals and fertilizers by utilizing the core microbiome inside plants to confer material yield and crop protection benefits across a variety of crops, geographies and stresses.  The challenge and opportunity for Indigo is to gain critical first mover advantages by scaling quickly and effectively (~$1B 2020 revenue.)

 

 

Key Outcomes for the Role:

  • Define and implement the business partnering concept at Indigo
  • Develop key capabilities within the team to support the business (financial planning, reporting, and decision support)
  • Develop and lead the annual budgeting, forecasting and long-range planning process
  • Establish appropriate KPIs to track performance of the business
  • Ensure management information is generated in a timely fashion and provided to all key business customers
  • Review actual results vs. budget on a monthly basis and provide insight
  • Develop financial analysis to support key business decisions
  • Assist in negotiating key contracts
  • Think outside the box to solve problems
  • Provide independent thoughts to the business on key decisions
  • Liaise with other members of finance team or external vendors as necessary to provide support to the business
  • Develop key relationships within finance to build influence within the department

 

Competencies

  • Creative
  • Willingness to challenge
  • Strategic thinker
  • Process oriented
  • Team player
  • Willingness to roll up their sleeves
  • Strong Leader
  • Has a high standard of performance
  • Highly analytical
  • Great communication skills
  • Has potential to move out of Finance, into an operating role longer term
  • Strong modeling skills

 

Qualifications:

  • Ag experience preferred
  • Deep business knowledge
  • MBA preferred
  • 15+ years of working experience
  • Significant experience in budgeting/forecasting and operations

 

Location

  • Charlestown, MA.
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