Senior Financial Manager
Company: Koppert Biological Systems
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Who We Are
Koppert Biological Systems is the worldwide market leader in
integrated pest management and disease management. Every day,
Koppert Biological Systems helps growers and farmers around the
world to combat pests and diseases in a natural and sustainable
way. In this way, we hope to make an active contribution to a
sustainable society, with safe food in sufficient quantities to
feed a rapidly growing population. Our research & development has
frequently been the source of biological solutions, which were
subsequently adopted worldwide.
Are you an energetic, collaborative, and results driven leader with
affinity for financial accuracy and a keen attention to detail? Are
you passionate about improving existing processes and adapting to
the needs of a growing, dynamic organization? We are looking for a
Senior Financial Manager with the potential for advancement.
You will be responsible for the long-and short-term planning,
control, accounting and reporting of income, expense, fixed assets,
and invested and contributed funds of Koppert US to the parent
company. You will manage the resources of the company; contribute
with your exceptional organizational, analytical and
problem-solving skills, financial modelling and mergers &
While reporting to the GM, you will also serve as a thought partner
to the North American Business Unit (NABU) Manager and leadership
team, and provide strategic guidance to ensure the financial
sustainability of the organization.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Lead all finance operations including accounting, payroll,
budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, compliance reporting,
cash management and investment strategies for Koppert US.
Responsible for short-and long-term financial planning and
reporting, including the design of financial models to support the
annual budgeting and strategic planning work of the Board.
Prepare and review financial and budget statements, investment and
capital project reports for the N.A. subsidiaries.
Liaison for the N.A. subsidiaries to parent company and the NABU
Manager and vice versa for financial reporting, budgets and
Oversee budgeting and implementation to monitor progress and
present financial metrics internally and externally for board
Oversee Koppert US's fiscal function and performance through timely
and accurate analyses of budgets, financial reports and financial
trends in order to assist leadership in carrying out their specific
Proactively develop, recommend, and implement business performance
improvement initiatives that will enhance business profitability
and working capital levels.
Lead company mergers and acquisition activities.
Working with the GM, coordinate planning and financing of major
capital improvement or investment projects.
Oversee the investment of surplus and funds according to approved
Ensure business governance to safeguard the financial aspects of
Oversee the organization's risk management activities including
financial, general liability, and related insurance coverage.
Serve as the key interface with financial institutions, auditors,
third party service providers and all other outside
Establish strong internal controls and ensure compliance with GAAP
and all applicable state and federal laws.
Perform other related duties as necessary or assigned.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or Finance or related
field required, Master's preferred.
CPA required or CMA preferred.
8+ years of progressive experience in finance/accounting in a
Experience managing IT, HR or Customer Service teams a plus.
Experience working in a fast-paced environment.
Skills and Qualifications
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong relationship building, project management, people
management, and communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Extensive knowledge of financial management; ability to interpret
financial data as needed to set organizational goals.
Financial planning and analysis experience in a manufacturing
organization a plus.
Proficient in Microsoft 365, D365 (Power BI), SAP Concur, Tagetik
or similar software.
Growth-mindset with an eagerness to learn new things and
What we offer
Koppert Biological Systems contributes to better health of people
and the planet through our products and our people to support
Global Sustainability. The working atmosphere is informal. We are a
family company and closely involved with everything that happens
within and outside our company. We are consistently looking at ways
of improvement and continuing to invest in our employees. This has
made us pioneers in the international market when it comes to
biological crop protection and sustainable cultivation systems.
Comprehensive Benefits Package to include Medical, Dental, and
Vision insurance, Employer funded Health Savings Account, Tuition
Reimbursement, Employer 401K Match, Life Insurance, Wellness
Program Initiatives, Employee Assistance Program, Volunteer Day,
Koppert Gear, and Generous PTO!
Koppert Biological Systems is a veteran-friendly, Equal Opportunity
Employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to
race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual
orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other
legally protected status. If you want to join a global and growing
organization submit your cover letter and resume. At Koppert, we
learn something every day!
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