|Job Description :
||Vice President, Finance
J&J Family of Farms, a wholly owned subsidiary of NYSE-traded Benson Hill (BHIL), is recruiting for a Vice President, Finance. The position reports to the Senior Vice President, Finance at Benson Hill with dotted-line responsibility to the Co-President of J&J. The incumbent is responsible for all accounting and finance duties supporting the J&J business that reflects corporate objectives and interacts with the managers who directly influence the realization of those objectives. These responsibilities include the reporting of financial results, management of all transactional cycles including order-to-cash, procure-to-pay, grower and farm accounting, the preparation and delivery of financial analysis and the management of the budget and financial review process. The Vice President, Finance is also responsible for the implementation and adherence to an internal control structure consistent with Sarbanes-Oxley as required by the parent company.
Direct a team of managers and accountants in the completion of daily operations including invoicing, collections, payables, inventory costing, financial analysis, and cash flow management.
Manage the company’s annual budget process along with quarterly reforecast activities.
Identify and implement process changes, including system or ERP changes, as needed, that improve the efficiency of the organization and/or improve the analysis and reporting of business financial results.
Prepare monthly analysis that highlights the key drivers for variances to budget, prior forecast and prior months related to revenue, COGS, other operating expenses, and headcount.
Prepare and maintain key KPI’s that align to Company and department initiatives.
Support business operations in the negotiation and contracting of grower and vendor agreements.
Implement corrective action plans to solve organizational or departmental problems, as needed.
Analyze current and future business operations and plans to determine financial effectiveness.
Establish and maintain stable cash flow management policies and procedures and ensure cash resources are available for daily operations and business and product development.
Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting or Finance) required; Master’s Degree (MBA) preferred
10+ years of experience in Finance, with at least 5-8 years of that experience in a leadership role
Finance or Accounting experience in the Agricultural Industry is highly preferred, but not essential
Ability to work autonomously, and be a self-starter
Strong written and oral communication
About J&J Family of Farms
J & J Family of Farms is a leading produce grower and distributor strategically positioned as a year-round national supplier since 1983. Headquartered near West Palm Beach, Florida, J&J specializes in bell peppers, green beans, cucumbers, squash and eggplant. J&J’s farm-to-fork approach starts with expertise in farming, maintaining a practice that is focused on sustainability and social responsibility. Our family of farms now grows on over 14,000 acres of farmland and operates packing and cooling facilities in Florida, Georgia and Texas and has growing partners throughout the Southeastern US, Mexico and South America. As family farmers, we believe in sustainable and socially responsible farming practices, and in taking care of our people.
Why work for J&J Family of Farms?
We are growing quickly and promote from within
Immediate Medical, Dental, Vision and Life
100% Paid Teladoc Service
Employee Assistance Program
401(k) with employer match
Company Performance Bonus
You’ll find yourself collaborating with a highly talented team on work that’s challenging, engaging, and incredibly rewarding. You will be an essential element of our success: trusted, empowered and supported to make a lasting impact on the very future of our business. It’s a chance to use your knowledge, skills and experience to shine brightly and achieve your ambitions – all while delivering quality produce to our customers.
About Benson Hill, Inc.
Benson Hill empowers innovators to develop more healthy, tasty and sustainable food by unlocking the natural genetic diversity of plants. Benson Hill’s CropOS™ platform combines machine learning and big data with breeding techniques and plant biology to drastically accelerate and simplify the product development process. This platform allows for cost-effective and more efficient ways for companies to analyze and make improvements in plant genetics. Benson Hill brings a unique and holistic approach to our product and platform development, as we span a broader workflow involving trait and seed development, genome editing, and breeding all the way to creating better ingredients and varieties that tap a strong consumer demand for more flavorful and nutritious fruits and vegetables.