Join our clients as Chief Financial Officer
Are you an experienced financial leader looking for an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact in the international horticultural industry? Are you passionate about sustainable food production and ready to spearhead the financial growth of a leading glasshouse salad grower? Join our clients dynamic team as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and play a vital role in driving financial success for them for a key Eastern United States-based glasshouse salad operation.
About Our Client:
They are a prominent glasshouse salad grower dedicated to providing high-quality, sustainable produce to meet the demands of consumers across the Eastern United States. With their ever growing state-of-the-art glasshouse facilities and commitment to innovation, they are establishing themselves as a market leader in their sectors. They strive for excellence in both operational efficiency and environmental sustainability.
As the Chief Financial Officer, you will lead the financial strategy and operations of the glasshouse salad growing business. Collaborating closely with the executive team, you will be responsible for managing financial planning, analysis, and reporting to drive growth and profitability. Key responsibilities include:
- Financial Strategy: Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company’s goals, ensuring financial sustainability and profitability. Provide strategic recommendations to the executive team based on comprehensive financial analysis and market insights.
- Financial Planning and Analysis: Oversee the budgeting, forecasting, and financial modeling processes. Analyse financial data, monitor performance, and identify areas for cost optimisation and revenue enhancement. Drive initiatives to improve financial efficiency and operational effectiveness.
- Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, reports, and presentations for internal and external stakeholders. Ensure compliance with accounting principles, regulations, and reporting requirements.
- Risk Management: Identify and manage financial risks, including market volatility, currency fluctuations, and industry-specific challenges. Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies to safeguard the financial health of the organization.
- Capital Management: Collaborate with the executive team to evaluate investment opportunities and allocate capital effectively. Provide financial insights and analysis to support strategic decision-making on expansion, acquisitions, and other growth initiatives.
- Team Leadership: Build and lead a high-performing finance team, fostering a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous improvement. Provide mentorship and guidance to develop the skills and capabilities of the finance team members.
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or a related field; MBA or CPA advantageous.
- Proven experience as a CFO or in a senior finance leadership role, preferably within the agriculture, horticulture or/and food production industry.
- Strong financial acumen and expertise in financial planning, analysis, and reporting.
- In-depth knowledge of accounting principles, regulations, and financial management best practices.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and execute financial strategies that drive business growth and profitability.
- Experience in managing capital investments, mergers and acquisitions, and risk management.
- Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve exceptional results.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate across departments and influence stakeholders.
Join The Team:
This is an exceptional opportunity to join a leading glasshouse salad grower and contribute to the financial success of their organisation. We offer a competitive compensation package, including salary, benefits, and opportunities for professional growth. If you are a strategic financial leader with a passion for sustainable food production, we invite you to apply for the position of Chief Financial Officer.
To apply, please submit your CV and a compelling cover letter outlining your relevant experience and how you would contribute to the financial growth of our glasshouse salad growing business. We look forward to reviewing your application and discussing the possibility of joining forces with our client to share in their continued success.
*Note: All applications will be treated confidentially, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further evaluation.