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Senior Manager / Manager Financial Planning & Analysis



Accounting & Finance
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing tech startup? building innovative and sustainable technology in the Agriculture sector and working on the projects that define the larger outcome for generation

AgroStar is India’s foremost AgTech start-up with a mission of #HelpingFarmersWin. Shardul and Sitanshu started AgroStar with a vision to solve two of the biggest problems in Indian agriculture - Lack of guidance for scientific/sustainable farming & limited access to great quality farm inputs.

Today AgroStar provides full-stack solutions to millions of farmers across 9 Indian states via an Omni channel approach. Along the journey, we have built India’s largest agronomy advisory center, a highly engaged digital farmer network with over 7 million users, and a retail network of 7000+ stores. These technology-enabled channels help farmers produce better and achieve higher price realizations by providing appropriate advice, timely input delivery, and output market linkages.

In March 2022, we acquired INI Farms, and with this, we are now exporting our farmer’s produce to over 32 countries across the globe.

With massive synergies across the value chain to unlock, we are excited about our next exponential growth phase while being more mission-focused than ever! #HelpingFarmersWin!

Backed by prominent investors and partners we are rapidly growing our full-stack platform and access to credit.

The Role:

  • Partnering with Revenue Functions in co-owing P&L and delivering targets.
  • Reviewing and analyzing historical business trends, understanding demand drivers, preparing forecast data, developing financial models, and evaluating business outcomes.
  • Preparation of Annual, Quarterly, and Monthly Budgets through close cross-functional coordination and tracking performance and continuously monitoring financial and business KPIs, highlighting trends, and analyzing causes of variance.
  • Facilitating regular business review meetings present key insights and provide recommendations for decision-making.
  • Handling investor relations, including responding to queries and preparing detailed financial data for fundraising activities.
  • Collaborating with business unit leaders (P&L heads) to set financial targets, track performance, and adjust strategies as necessary to meet business goals.
  • Conducting detailed financial analysis and modeling to support project evaluations, cost-saving initiatives, and investment decisions.

Qualifications we look for:

  • Chartered Accountant (CA) qualification with a minimum of 3 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, preferably in a Digital B2B/D2C environment.
  • Proven experience in developing AOPs, budget management, and financial forecasting.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and generate insightful reports. Good grasp of data analytics tools like Tableau, Power BI, and SQL. would be a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with experience in presenting and explaining complex financial information to non-financial stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with senior management and board members.
  • A proactive, strategic thinker with exceptional problem-solving capabilities and attention to detail.

Most importantly, we are looking for passionate intrapreneurs who want to work at the grassroots level, drive impact in India’s biggest sector & Help Farmers Win!