Posted on 
Sep 5

Financial Planning & Analysis Director

About Blue Ocean Barns

Blue Ocean Barns, Inc. (BOB) is a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation on a mission to solve the climate impact of cattle by working with farmers and food companies to commercialize and rapidly scale the production and use of our proprietary, algae-based livestock feed ingredient. Originally launched in the heart of Silicon Valley, the company has since established operations on the Big Island of Hawai'i and San Diego. We are a well-resourced, professionally managed, and rapidly growing company looking for diverse and exceptionally talented people who are motivated to make a meaningful impact on climate change.

The team at BOB has successfully marshaled the company through early stages of development and have positioned operations for rapid growth. We are now seeking an experienced finance professional who will manage our financial model to ensure effective forecasting. We seek team members who share the values of the company and who are energized by the challenge of creating a carbon-neutral livestock industry for the next generation
- Budgeting: Lead annual budgeting exercise with senior management and execute operational reporting of budget versus actual results, analyzing variances
- Forecasting: Implement quarterly forecasting process to track results vs. plan, understand drivers of variances, and provide insight & analysis for both current period and future periods
- Financial Reporting: Compile and analyze monthly financial reporting packages for senior management and quarterly reporting packages for the company’s board of directors
- Financial Analysis: Conduct ad-hoc reporting and analysis for senior management for key decisions, e.g., site expansion, capital equipment purchases, etc.
- Business Partner: Own and manage BOB company financial model and operating plan, challenging business partner plans and assumptions when needed. Navigate across the organization and identify the right teams to participate in discussions.
- Process & Tools: Identify and implement opportunities to resolve finance issues, improve, scale, or simplify finance tools, technology, and processes across teams and organization

Experience and Abilities
- Bachelors in Finance or related field
- MBA Finance would be preferable
- 5-10 years experience in an FP&A or financial management role
- Superior financial analysis and financial modeling skills
- Detail-oriented, well-organized
- Proven ability to develop strategic relationships with business partners
- Proven expertise managing, evaluating, analyzing data quickly and creating meaningful business reporting
- Ability to clearly communicate and explain financial results in a business context
- Experience in high growth companies / start-ups desired but not required

Compensation and Benefits
- Competitive compensation dependent on level of experience
- Full health, vision, and dental coverage, covering 100% of insurance premium for employee and 50% for dependents
- Opportunity to participate in employee stock option plan, sharing in ownership of the company
- PTO available

Employment Policy

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Description

About Blue Ocean Barns

Blue Ocean Barns, Inc. (BOB) is a Delaware Public Benefit Corporation on a mission to solve the climate impact of cattle by working with farmers and food companies to commercialize and rapidly scale the production and use of our proprietary, algae-based livestock feed ingredient. Originally launched in the heart of Silicon Valley, the company has since established operations on the Big Island of Hawai'i and San Diego. We are a well-resourced, professionally managed, and rapidly growing company looking for diverse and exceptionally talented people who are motivated to make a meaningful impact on climate change.

The team at BOB has successfully marshaled the company through early stages of development and have positioned operations for rapid growth. We are now seeking an experienced finance professional who will manage our financial model to ensure effective forecasting. We seek team members who share the values of the company and who are energized by the challenge of creating a carbon-neutral livestock industry for the next generation
- Budgeting: Lead annual budgeting exercise with senior management and execute operational reporting of budget versus actual results, analyzing variances
- Forecasting: Implement quarterly forecasting process to track results vs. plan, understand drivers of variances, and provide insight & analysis for both current period and future periods
- Financial Reporting: Compile and analyze monthly financial reporting packages for senior management and quarterly reporting packages for the company’s board of directors
- Financial Analysis: Conduct ad-hoc reporting and analysis for senior management for key decisions, e.g., site expansion, capital equipment purchases, etc.
- Business Partner: Own and manage BOB company financial model and operating plan, challenging business partner plans and assumptions when needed. Navigate across the organization and identify the right teams to participate in discussions.
- Process & Tools: Identify and implement opportunities to resolve finance issues, improve, scale, or simplify finance tools, technology, and processes across teams and organization

Experience and Abilities
- Bachelors in Finance or related field
- MBA Finance would be preferable
- 5-10 years experience in an FP&A or financial management role
- Superior financial analysis and financial modeling skills
- Detail-oriented, well-organized
- Proven ability to develop strategic relationships with business partners
- Proven expertise managing, evaluating, analyzing data quickly and creating meaningful business reporting
- Ability to clearly communicate and explain financial results in a business context
- Experience in high growth companies / start-ups desired but not required

Compensation and Benefits
- Competitive compensation dependent on level of experience
- Full health, vision, and dental coverage, covering 100% of insurance premium for employee and 50% for dependents
- Opportunity to participate in employee stock option plan, sharing in ownership of the company
- PTO available

Employment Policy

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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