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Control and Accounting Manager

Indigo, Basel, Switzerland

Harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet


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, Basel, Switzerland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil. http://www.indigoag.com/      

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the control and reporting processes and financial output for Indigo Europe including:
    • Order to Cash and Procure to Pay processes and interaction with Indigo Global Business Services (GBS), until the GBS structure is rolled out in Europe
    • Financial transaction recording and reporting for the European entities assigned by management
    • Obtaining and maintaining a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
    • Month end accounting closing, consolidation in Europe and reporting
    • Ensuring an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
    • Timely reporting of all monthly financial information
    • Overseeing the annual statutory closing and reporting process and co-ordinate with external auditors
  • Ownership of Indigo reporting process - through interfaces with source feeding business applications, (Salesforce.com, Oracle, etc.)
    • Group reporting into Indigo US, or via Indigo Global Business Services (GBS)
    • Monthly Business Review process and preparation (output)
  • Develop strong partnerships and accountability for:
    • Enforcing SLA terms and conditions with external accounting service providers
    • GBS Accounting team to align on overall reporting processes and standardized reporting packages
    • Group Control to ensure actual financial results comply seamlessly for Indigo consolidation
    • Close cooperation with Corporate Accounting, Technical Accounting functions at Indigo HQ in US
    • To support an adequate internal controls environment
  • Support Oracle Europe roll out from a financial accounting and control perspective
    • Support Oracle roll out team in setting up Chart of Accounts and consolidation and reporting processes
    • Support Oracle roll out team as interface between Indigo Europe business and implementation partners
  • As needed, act as a financial business partner for various functional areas:
    • Providing in-depth analysis and financial guidance, while identifying potential risks and opportunities
    • Supporting different business initiatives by providing timely and accurate financial information and business KPI data as needed

Competencies:

  • BS/BA in Accounting or Finance required, CPA/CA or CPA/CA-eligible desired
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, well-structured communication both written and oral
  • Enjoys working cross-functionally in a positive and team-oriented way whether as a project lead or as a contributor
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint story building skills
  • Self-starter and desire to learn and develop skill sets
  • Strong Excel skills (Tableau or other visualization tools is a plus)
  • Highly organized and able to multitask
  • Takes ownership in work
  • Strong interest in Indigo’s mission and helping company to execute to achieve goals

Qualifications:

  • 6-10 years of work experience
  • Finance, start up, consulting, private equity, or strategy experience
  • Reporting financial systems experience (Hyperion Essbase, Tableau) and / or business multidimensional cube reporting is a plus.
  • Project Management and / or ERP roll out experience a plus
  • Agriculture experience not necessary but a plus
  • Experience managing others, able to do so in a respectful and productive manner that helps develop others
  • Ability to work cross functionally in a positive and team-oriented way whether as a project lead or as a contributor

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About Indigo

About us Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, grow healthy food for all, and conserve resources for future generations. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, rice, corn, and soybeans. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA, with commercial and customer service based in Memphis, TN.

Want to learn more about Indigo? Visit Indigo's website.