Friday, April 11, 2008

Career Opportunity at Harmony Valley Farm

Financial and Information Systems Specialist
Do you have a business mind AND a passion for organic agriculture? If so, read on to see if we may have found our match. We are seeking an organized, detail-oriented professional to join our team as the farm’s primary resource for financial and IT functions.

The primary responsibilities of the financial component for this position include, among other things:
Keeping the financial records
Providing financial reports to the management team
Managing Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
Payroll and related HR financial accounting and reporting
Maintaining a product cost system
Participating in financial analysis of the business
The IT component of this position includes, among other things:
Maintenance of a management information system based on our existing Access database
Development of improvements to the management information system as our needs evolve
Leadership for improved integration of existing information systems for accounting, customer information, costing, and other data
Required personal skills:
Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a small team setting
Self-starter able to take initiative and follow tasks through to completion
Good with interpersonal relations.
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Required technical skills:
Previous work experience in business, accounting or economics
Bachelor’s Degree in business, economics, or other financial-related area not required, but a definite plus
Proficiency in using Quickbooks, MS Access, MS Word, MS Excel, and Outlook.
Book keeping skills.
Accuracy with numbers.
Attention to detail.

Compensation and Benefits
· Compensation commensurate with experience
· Opportunity to work in our gorgeous valley
· Health Insurance Plan
· SIMPLE retirement plan with 3% employer match
· Opportunity to breathe fresh, country air
· Lunch provided Mon-Fri mid-April through mid-November, prepared by the farm chef featuring organic vegetable and meat from the farm plus organic fruit & cheese!

Position Available Immediately! Please send resumé and/or inquiries to

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