Assistant Manager - Finance




Patiala, India


Position summary


Main Purpose

  • This role would be responsible to provide Control & analytical support for Agro Business

  • Drive the control agenda for the Agro business (Seed to Chip & Seed to Seed)

  • Anchor contract farming/storage agreement validations & Due diligence co-ordination for Agro

  • Effectively monitor, alert, intervene & align stakeholders for delivery of key Agro Business KPIs

  • Actively Participate in Risk assessment sessions for Agro and ensure business controls are defined well and monitored in the field to ensure governance.

  • Ensure stock & assets are rightly represented in the books thru Physical verification & review of Balance sheet on a monthly basis

  • Seed pipeline monitoring & Governance

  • Seed accounting management

  • Drive performance Reviews with Agro Business team

  • Drive Automation of the Process and eliminate manual process


Financial Reporting - Month End Close Process

  • Provision for Shrinkage & Rottage are made on time.

  • Ensure the books are closed on Day 0 with accuracy and on time

  • Provision for Agro Warehouses & MOH with due approvals and as per agreements

  • GIT review and highlighting risk if any

  • Review Seed costing, accounting & governance

  • Agro KPI Reporting and support planning in providing the reasons for variance

  • Agro Freight accruals are done correctly

Management Reporting - Operating Reviews

  • Drive performance Reviews with Agro Business Team

  • Ensure all GRN's are closed on time

  • Review of all open PO's

  • Perform Store S&R analysis

  • Regular visit to the warehouses to ensure controls are in place

Audit and Compliance - Governance and Risk Management

  • Highlight change in processes in and ensure BCA's are defined to mitigate risk

  • Monitor, track & ensure GCS compliance of GCS cycles across the country for Agro ops

  • Ensure compliance to the Schedule of Authority by appropriate communication and training to the Agro

  • Ensure remediation of ineffective GCS KC and Internal Audit observations

Audit and Compliance - Statutory Compliance

  • Ensure compliance with all local and corporate statutory laws, rules and regulations across regions

  • Mandi taxes are paid and the returns are filed on time

  • Seed and Potato License as per requirement shared by legal

Audit and Compliance - Audits

  • Co-ordinate and provide inputs for Internal Audit & Other audits

  • Facilitate discussions with business and agree on the remediation plans

  • Ensure follow up and remediation of Internal Audits for Agro Business

Business Partnering and Support - Operations/Backend Support

  • Provide transactional support

  • Provided support for Cold Store opening in SAP for the season

  • Provide support for cold store due diligence

  • Provide support for transporter's contracting

  • Provide other support as required by the business time to time.

Operations/Backend Support

  • Ensure Co-ordination in cross function projects - Flats, Chiplets, Kolkata Cross Freight etc.

  • Ensure Close co-ordination with Agro on any long term/short term agro initiative viz, Modernization, Bulk Cold Stores etc.

  • Contract Farming Proposals - Rabi / Kharif /Seed and approvals thru Legal and track signed proposals are in place from vendors/farmers

  • Support Due diligence for Cold stores and also opening of cold stores in SAP

  • Ensure Oats contract farming accounting & governance (Basis season)



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