Head of Finance

Key Details:

  • Drive strategic decision-making at a reputable agribusiness
  • Lead the budget and forecasting process for Farming & Packing divisions
  • $140-160K base salary + bonus + benefits

Position Overview:
We are seeking an individual with an operations finance and FP&A background to scale a reputable agribusiness in the Coachella Valley, CA. The Head of Finance will oversee the financial planning, analysis, and multiple expansion projects within the Farming and Packing divisions. You will drive strategic decision-making, conduct scenario analyses for various capex projects, lead the budget and forecasting process, and support the Company’s accounting team.

Location: Onsite position in the Coachella Valley, CA


  1. Financial Planning:
    • Lead the annual budgeting process and quarterly forecasting activities for Farms and Packing.
    • Develop financial models to support strategic initiatives and business decisions.
    • Collaborate with department heads to align budgeting with business goals.
    • Monitor budget vs actual performance and provide actionable insights.
  2. Financial Analysis/Reporting:
    • Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including variance analysis and trend identification.
    • Oversee the preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports.
    • Cost / Benefit analysis on capital projects.
    • Analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) and provide recommendations for improvement.
    • Prepare ad hoc analysis and reports for Team and Ownership.
    • Create executive-level summaries highlighting key financial metrics and insights.
    • Complete annual Tax reporting documents for accountants.
  3. Accounting and month-end close support
    • Partner with accounting staff to review month end close.
    • Collaborate with accounting staff on balance sheet variance analysis, income statement variance analysis, journal entries, and fixed asset schedules.
    • Monthly update projection of year end season results.
  4. Cross-functional Collaboration:
    • Work closely with other departments such as Accounting, Operations, and IT to drive efficiencies and process improvements.
    • Develop formal IT strategy for handling of IT issues.
    • Partner with senior leadership to develop and execute strategic initiatives.
    • Train and develop staff on Excel, Accounting, Analysis.
    • Keep up to date on FAMOUS and Power BI updates


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field.
  • Proven experience (7+ years) in financial planning, analysis, and reporting roles.
  • Strong financial modeling and analytical skills.
  • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis.
  • Proficiency in financial systems and tools (e.g., ERP systems, Excel, BI tools).
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and leadership abilities.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities effectively.
  • CPA, CFA, or MBA is a bonus, but not required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred, but not required.
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