Director Finance (f/m/d) - Group (part time, 20+ hours / week)

Job description

Plantix is India’s leading digital ecosystem connecting farmers, local retailers and agri-input producers. It is the world’s most downloaded app for farmers - combining artificial intelligence and the expertise of leading research institutions around the globe. Millions of customers use the Plantix Crop Doctor to diagnose crop problems, get recommendations about treatments and the best suited products at their local store. For the first time in their farming life, many are now able to obtain an accurate diagnosis and the right treatment. On top of this, we provide detailed advice on how to avoid crop loss and to minimize pesticide and fertilizer use. With Plantix, we are able to make a meaningful impact in farmers’ lives.

Plantix has also built the country’s largest digital B2B platform, the Plantix Partner App for agri-inputs - connecting tens of thousand local retailers. With over 1000 products listed in the product catalogue, Plantix offers transparent pricing, easy payment and business management.

Director of Finance - Group

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Director of Finance to join our team. As a key member of the executive team, the Director of Finance will play a crucial role in developing and executing the company's financial strategy. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in financial management and a deep understanding of accounting, treasury, and cash management. There is no finance team to be managed at the moment, which might change slowly in the future.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all financial operations, including accounting, reporting, controlling, and treasury

  • Prepare and present monthly and quarterly shareholder reports, as well as annual financial statements

  • Lead the group control process and ensure compliance with the company regulations

  • Support and review the Indian subsidiary's financial operations and ensure they align with the overall company strategy

  • Monitor cash flow and working capital, and make recommendations to optimize the use of resources

  • Develop and maintain business cases for new initiatives, including cost-benefit analysis and risk assessment

  • Collaborate with the executive team to develop and implement the company's long-term financial strategy

  • Act as a trusted advisor to the CEO & COO, offering financial insights and recommendations to support decision-making

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field

  • Master's degree in finance or a related field preferred

  • At least 7+ years of experience in finance, with at least 5 years in a senior management role

  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting standards

  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders at all levels

  • Proven track record in developing and executing successful financial strategies

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and meet tight deadlines

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced finance professional to make a significant impact in a fast-growing company. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding role, please apply today!