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Financial Analyst

Irvington, NY (Minimum 2 days/week)
Posted 11/5/18

BrightFarms is seeking a Financial Analyst to join the Finance and Accounting team. Responsibilities include supporting the CFO and Controller and performing business and corporate development analyses.The Financial Analyst will have the opportunity to work directly with senior management as well as across all company departments.

You Will: 

  • Develop, review and present financial models to analyze sales, operational and construction processes
  • Maintain and expand existing long-term forecast model
  • Support CFO and Finance team with capital formation
  • Proactively identify trends in current and historical operating statistics with data scientists and greenhouse operations
  • Work with Construction & Design team to build and track efficiency and accuracy of construction project economics
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis on existing sales markets as well as newproduct verticals
  • Conduct financial and business due diligence (e.g., industry analysis, competitive position, growthprospects) on potential acquisition candidates
  • Support Finance team with quarterly reporting, annual meetings and client requests for information

Your Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3-5 years of total experience; 2-3 years of relevant work experience at an investment bank, commercial bank or management consultancy plus 1-2 years in a role with heavy modeling and analytical requirements
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Proof of ability to work in the US
  • Self-motivated, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong judgment and critical thinking skills; creative approach toproblem-solving
  • Strong quantitative abilities, including experience in financial modeling and valuation
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple deadlines; possess a fine-tuned attention to detail
  • Team-player attitude and a desire to work in a small team environment


  • This position is based in the New York office with some travel required. 

Key Values & Characteristics of Candidates: 

  • Authentically Green. Candidates must sincerely care about leading the movement to improve the environmental impact of the food supply chain. Candidates must be passionate about creating a healthier planet, environment and food supply. The background and experience of candidates should reflect a true passion for improving the way we feed Americans. 
  • Drive to Succeed. Candidates must have hunger and ambition and must get out of bed and want to perform strongly everyday, internally motivated. Candidates must demand excellence and strive to achieve greatness. Candidates should have a high clock speed and imbue energy in those around them. 
  • Humility & Integrity. Candidates must have personal humility and must want the organization to succeed (not focusing solely on personal success). Candidates must care about people and clients and be strong team players. Candidates must possess the highest degree of integrity and must project the proper image of BrightFarms. 
  • Productive. Colleagues and clients should be quick to describe candidates as famous for getting things done. 
To apply for this position, please fill out the fields below and upload your resume (.doc, .pdf).