Head of Finance

2 months ago
Full time role


Propagate is a software, development and financing ecosystem that makes it easy for farms to transition acreage to agroforestry. Our ...

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Job Description

About Propagate

Our mission is to make agroforestry 🌳 a cornerstone of agriculture.

🌾Propagate is a software, development and financing ecosystem that makes it easy for farms to transition acreage to agroforestry. Our platform provides access to agronomic insights, technical assistance, and financing so that farms can reduce risk while integrating fruit, nut and timber trees with animal or crop farming systems.

Read our manifesto, and meet our team.


  • The ideal candidate for this position should have a minimum of 7 years of experience working in finance and accounting, with at least 3 of those years being in a lead financial role where they demonstrated their leadership skills in setting direction and achieving objectives for the function. Although leading a team is not a requirement, they should have experience working in a leadership capacity.

  • Experience in agriculture or agtech and with SaaS models in a professional setting are preferred.

About this position:

  • This is an individual contributor role. You'll act as a strategic business partner within our organization and will manage an outsourced accounting firm. However, we do not expect to hire direct reports under you in the next 18-24 months.

  • This is a finance and operations focused role. Our accounting function is outsourced to a third-party accounting firm.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and analyze financial reports to communicate financial performance to stakeholders

  • Develop and produce financial statements and related insights

  • Work with cross-functional teams and executive leaders to ensure business and resource plans align with strategic direction

  • Determine and monitor key performance indicators and financial drivers

  • Create and manage budget and long-range planning processes

  • Evaluate financial impact of growth strategies and assist in preparing presentations for the board and investors

  • Clearly communicate financial requirements to teams and departments for accountability

  • Ensure compliance with GAAP, state-by-state tax regulations, and financial administration of federal grants and audits.

Benefits & Policies

  • 🥦Health Care Plan: Our Health Care Plan covers 95% of your medical, dental, and vision insurance premiums, giving you peace of mind and financial security.

  • 🥕Unlimited PTO: Our unlimited PTO policy allows you the flexibility to take time off when you need it, whether it's for vacation, sick days, or public holidays.

  • 🚜️Paid farm or volunteering time: We value community involvement and encourage our employees to give back through our paid farm or volunteering time.

  • 🌞Stock Option Plan: As a part of our team, you will also be eligible for our Stock Option Plan, allowing you to share in our success.

  • 🐓Work Remote: As a remote-first company, we embrace asynchronous work and offer a work-from-home role with the possibility of travel to farm sites or conferences up to 10% of the time. Join us and experience the benefits of a flexible, supportive, and empowering work environment.

  • 🍓This role is only available to candidates legally authorized to work in the United States and we do not provide visa sponsorship at this time.

Who we are

At Propagate🌿, we believe that by providing individuals with the right tools, we can work together to overcome significant challenges. We're always on the lookout for talented individuals who share our passion for building a more sustainable future. As a venture-backed start-up founded in 2017, we have the support of esteemed organizations such as The Grantham Environmental Trust, Techstars, Elemental Excelerator, and the Exelon Foundation.

Propagate is firmly dedicated to promoting equity in all aspects of our policies, practices, and programs. We encourage applications from individuals who identify as people of color, women, LGBTQ, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. To ensure equal opportunity, we will provide reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities during the application process, job performance, and other employment benefits.

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Propagate is a software, development and financing ecosystem that makes it easy for farms to transition acreage to agroforestry. Our ...

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