Manager/ Sr. Manager - Internal Audits & System Development

Pune | Finance | Full-time

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AgroStar is India’s foremost AgTech start-up with a mission of #HelpingFarmersWin through right advisory and solutions, powered by data and technology. It was started with a  vision to solve two of the biggest problems in Indian agriculture - Lack of guidance for healthy and sustainable farming AND limited access to quality farm inputs for consistent and qualitative farming. 

With technology at its core, we have built an innovative & sustainable ecosystem that includes products such as a customized enterprise sales solutions that maps data of farmers' crop life cycles, India's first online farmer community, online agri-advisory with online shopping for inputs and an incomparable logistics solution for last mile rural connectivity. 

We have procured and partnered with leading national and international brands for major agri-inputs like seeds, crop nutrition, crop protection and farm implements, that are needed for farming and we deliver them at the doorstep of farmers. Thus, our efforts at AgroStar are focused to become the driving force to equip our farmers with the power of knowledge to farm better and smarter, through technology and up to date expert advice.  

The company is funded by prominent VCs like Chiratae Venture Partners, Aavishkaar Ventures, Bertelsmann and Accel Partners. AgroStar is the winner of Economic Times' Best Startup Award 2016, under the 'Social Enterprise' category. 

In The Media

 Fortune | Economic Times | Agribusiness Global | Yourstory | Entreprenuer Forbes

Our Team

We are a team of highly motivated individuals, who are willing to push beyond the ceiling, initiate new ideas and take challenges head on. Apart from coffee, working in an extremely fast-paced, dynamic work culture is what we passionate souls thrive on. We ride against the tide as time is never enough and there’s always more to do.

Know more about our culture : Culture@Agrostar

Job Description:

We are looking for Internal Auditors who can work as a single point of contact for internal audit and system change management for business team and lead the verticle with strategic vision. 

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Design audit procedure for evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of the Internal Control System.
  2. Identify areas for improvement in Internal Control & Risk Management and provide proper procedural measures to mitigate those risk.
  3. Conduct audit in daily expenses & payments, vessels disbursement,  bunker payment expense related to time charter and voyage charter.
  4. Review all business transactions to ensure the compliance of delegation of authority and approval matrix.
  5. Prepare monthly/quarterly audit report with findings & recommendations to CEO & Board of Directors.
  6. Follow-up related parties to ensure timely implementation of control issues remediation and ensure close loop on IA observations.
  7. Review and provide recommendations in all business transactions and bank reconciliations.
  8. Work with external auditors and related parties for statutory compliance's.
  9. Participate in Oracle System Implementation.
  10. Handle Ad- hoc system implemenation and SOP development assignments.

Job Requirements:

  • Planning and executing business risk and other audits activities across various business units.
  • Preparing, scheduling, planning, executing and reviewing internal audits according to the annual audit plans in conjunction with various stakeholders.
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls to address financial, operational, external, and other relevant risks.
  • Recommending ways to improve internal controls and governance processes.
  • Presenting periodic reports and audit findings to the senior management.
  • Should be a qualified CA and have at least 5-6 years of experience within an Internal Audit role. Prior Startup experience would be preferred.

  • Possess strong analytical skills & System understanding.

  • Results oriented and good project management.

  • Team player and excellent communication skills to work with team members across functions.

  • Self-motivator who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and can handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong work ethics. 

If this excites you, join us for a rewarding, fulfilling and enriching career.

We are looking for enthusiastic entrepreneurs who want to work at the ‘grass root’ level and want to make a difference to India’s biggest sector. We hope this excites you as much as us and looking forward to the next few conversations.