Commercial Incentive Specialist

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable and accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, and grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health and productivity, Indigo’s portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, and rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and São Paulo, Brazil.  www.indigoag.com

The Commercial Incentive Specialist will effectively manage and maintain all payment detail associated with the Certified Agronomist. Along with payment detail, this position will also communicate across cross-functional departments to ensure all requirements are met in a timely manner. This position will also encompass normal business admin functionality throughout the business needs.

 

Outcomes & Responsibilities:

  • Once CA’s begin processing, will develop payment performance analysis that reflects time of payment cycle and is able to offer solutions to improve payment performance by identifying bottlenecks and challenges
  • Respond to ad-hoc or “one off” issues effectively. Ability to propose resolution to lower the amount of “one offs” along with the ability to reconcile the “one off” situations
  • Will manage continuous improvements updates and evolution of SF and Sirrus, based on company needs and shifting priorities
  • Work with closely with Certified Agronomist Lead, Data Science, Finance, and Payables departments to perform and build analysis that is additive to performance compensation payment and tracking of payment
  • Liaison with all key stakeholders to communicate effectively change and resolution to issues as they arise.
  • Effectively communicate hard pushes for completion of payment if time lapse has occurred. Showcases strong ability to follow up and see completion of process/payment

Competencies:

  • Analytical mindset
  • Can visualize data and put numbers to graphs/charts
  • Understand business admin work flows
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Team player
  • Detail oriented and very organized
  • Excellent cross-functional communicator, able to work with a diverse set of internal stakeholders.
  • Results oriented with ability to prioritize and manage thru multiple projects/ priorities / deadlines simultaneously through to their completion
  • Customer-centric minded
  • Passion for Indigo and our core values

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Intermediate MS Excel user, ability to create Pivot tables and utilize validation formulas, ie: sumifs, if statements, and produce reconciliation set up/reporting
  • 2-3 years business admin background, either payables or receivables
  • Commissions/Compensation experience, highly preferred
  • MS Power Point experience required
  • Various Software platform experience, big plus

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