VP, Finance and Operations

Kheyti

Kheyti

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2023

This is a remote position.

Looking for an entrepreneurial VP of Finance to build a fast-growing AgriTech startup transforming smallholder farmers lives in India. As a key leader, you'll juggle financial strategy and support operations. Ideal candidates will be mission driven and excited about organizational building.


Kheyti and our promise

  • Kheyti is working on the 3 biggest challenges facing our planet - climate change, livelihoods & food security. We exist to increase incomes for farmers affected by climate change. See our intro video here. We wish to see every farmer become climate-smart.

  • Our team is extremely passionate about solving complex problems. We value people with this passion. We look for an attitude of entrepreneurship and servant leadership. We believe in extreme freedom with responsibility.

  • Our leadership team has a combined experience of 40+ years in social impact. They are alumnus of Kellogg, Columbia, IIT, and have been featured in EarthShot, TED, Forbes 30U30. Elevate.



What you will do

  • Strategic Planning & Financial Management: Collaborate with leaders on long-term plans, implement financial planning processes, and manage cash flow to ensure liquidity.

  • Financial Operations & Compliance: Work with external partners to oversee accounting, reporting, audit, tax and and other compliance requirements.

  • Business Partnering: Provide financial insights for strategic decision-making, promote cost-saving practices, and develop strategies to mitigate financial risks.

  • Reporting & External Relations: Present financial performance to senior management and the board, and communicate with donors, investors, and stakeholders.

  • Manage Support Functions: Mentor and coach HR and MIS/IT teams, oversee HR ops, and work with procurement on contracts, risk management, and cost savings.



Ideal persona

Requirements

  • A Chartered Accountant (CA) or an MBA with a finance specialization and 7-10 years of relevant experience in finance management and business partnering.

  • 2+ years experience in working in “more than finance” - this role requires you to wear multiple hats in addition to finance

  • 3+ years experience in managing and coaching people

Qualities

  • Mission driven - excited about making a difference in the lives of smallholder farmers in the age of climate change.

  • Flexibility to work in a dynamic, often resource-constrained environment, and the ability to wear multiple hats as needed.

  • Influence, inspire and collaborate effectively across cross-functional teams

  • Obsession with data driven decision making and achieving goals


Process

  1. Application: jobs.kheyti.com

  2. Resume shortlist

  3. Round 1 interview

  4. Field Visit + Case Study

  5. Final Interview