Senior Associate- Finance

Pune | Finance | Full-time

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About AgroStar: 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 serves millions of farmers across 5 Indian states via an  omnichannel approach. Along the journey we have built India’s largest  agronomy advisory center, a highly engaged digital farmer network with  over 5 million users and a retail network of 1500+ stores. These channels,  powered by technology, work in tandem to enable us to solve the  problems faced by farmers at scale. And we are just getting started.. 
  • Funded by prominent investors like Chiratae Venture Partners, Aavishkaar  Ventures, Accel Partners, Schroders Capital, Evolvence Group, Hero  Enterprise, and CDC we are rapidly growing our agri-input platform and  making strategic investments to solve other large farmer problems like  market linkages and access to credit. 

The Role: As Senior Associate- Finance, you will be responsible for: 

  • Ensure accurate accounting of trading purchase/expenses related  transactions 
  • Develop & Manage vendor relationships related to finance operations ● Ensure vendor reconciliation & Process of weekly payment cycle as per  company SOP 
  • Co-ordinate with internal & external stakeholders 
  • Manage internal & external audits related to purchase & inventory  transactions 
  • Working experience in Trading business (Inventory accounting will be  added advantage) 

Qualifications we look for: 

  • M.com / B.com / MBA / Semi Qualified CA /CWA having knowledge of  Procure to Pay process / Inventory Accounting/Gross Margin analysis ● Great Communication skills to interact with internal & external  stakeholders 
  • Basic Taxation knowledge 
  • Must have Handled a team size of 2-3 People 

Most importantly, we are looking for passionate intrapreneurs who want to work at the grass root level, drive impact in India’s biggest sector & Help Farmers Win! A bit more about us: 

The AgroStar Solution - as described by our farmers 

  • AgroStar Last Mile Delivery - from the lens of our partner, Brijesh Thakkar An orange farmer’s story - Shri. Anil Deshmukh - Amravati, Maharashtra About INI farms - Helping farmers to sell globally

AgroStar in the news: 

  • CNBC Startup Street - Interview with Shardul Sheth
  • Series D Announcement - USD 70 Mn

INI acquisition - establishing output market linkage vertical