VP of Finance & CFO

Work Location : United States , Farmington , Michigan or DC Metro area    Position Type : Full Time 

Job Reference #VPF42PTUS , Posted on Jan 24, 2023

About Us 

dFarm is passionate about transforming the Ag Supply Chain for the betterment of Farmers and Consumers and everyone in between. Our mission is to leverage technology to grow continuity, efficiency, and profitability in the agricultural supply chain globally. Our vision is that by connecting to the Ag ecosystem we can minimize waste and reduce world hunger, while improving the livelihood of farmers and all other value-adding participants

Job Description  

The VP of Finance & Chief Financial Officer is responsible for directing and overseeing the financial & business operations of the company. This includes accounting and controllership; financial planning and analysis; treasury and cash management; audit, tax, and compliance; risk management; strategic sourcing and supply chain; general purchasing; business planning; corporate development; investor relations; project management; information technology; internal communications; and legal. Primary focus in the short term will be on financial reporting/management, financial projections/budgeting, and fund raising.

Job Duties 

> Manage a team to deliver the company’s financial goals and serve as a strategic connector across functions

> Coordinate, and evaluate the financial programs and supporting implementation of ERP or other financial & business systems

> Direct the preparation of all financial reports

> Manage physical location vendor management

> Oversee accounting department, tax and audit functions

> Run annual strategic planning & budget process; develop reforecasting capabilities to update cash flow projections throughout the year

> Manage long-range planning and forecasts

> Review & analyze financial reports to make business recommendations, update FP&A processes, and improve cash flow

> Evaluate project proposals for future capital expenditure, developing framework for decision making

> Develop and keep finance, accounting, billing, and auditing procedures up to date Interact with other managers to provide consultative support

> Ensure records systems are maintained

> Assist in obtaining the necessary licenses and insurance

> Establish and implement short- and long-range accounting and financial goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures

> Serve on planning and policy-making committees

> Implement procurement processes that incorporate oversight and accountability while maintaining operational speed

> Manage fundraising (equity and non-dilutive) and investor relations activities

> Oversee special project management, internal communications, IT, and legal functions

> Propose and lead the implementation of other critical business infrastructure that may be needed


> Agriculture, food science, technology, and/or supply chain sector experience

> Start-up or smaller/mid-sized (50-150 employees), fast-growth company experience

> Experience in strategic planning and execution

> Experience in raising Seed to Series B rounds

> Degree in finance, accounting, economics, or related analytical field

> Previous experience as a CFO, financial officer, or 10+ years of experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position with a technology, engineering, manufacturing or consumer product company

Application Instructions 

To apply, please MAIL resume to the referenced address, ensuring to indicate the position reference code (Ref# VPF42PTUS) for which you are applying. Mail to: dFarm, In… Attn: Nethra Sridhar – HR, nethra@dfarminc.com, 24155 Drake Road, Suite 202, Farmington, MI 48335

Job Category: Account & Finance
Job Type: Part Time
Job Location: Farmington Michigan or DC Metro area United States
Country: United States

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