The Finance Manager will work closely with senior management to fully develop our cost accounting model and establish department specific budgets. The successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and evaluating existing business while also preparing Champlain Orchards for future growth. A thorough knowledge of QuickBooks is essential.
Key areas of responsibility include keeping our fleet of trucks, orchard vehicles and farm & processing equipment in working condition.
Responsible for maintaining the upkeep of the orchard property including construction projects, maintaining existing buildings and mechanical systems. Be responsible for the successful coordination and completion of carpentry and other related activities; which includes meeting project timelines, being on budget, and maintaining a high level of quality and professionalism.
Distribute products promptly to our customers. Represent the Company in a professional and cost effective manner aiming at increasing profitability and customer satisfaction.
Key areas of responsibility will be EcoApple certification, organization and oversight of pruning, planting, fertilizing, spraying, thinning, mowing, harvesting, and storage of fruit. The individual must possess a high level of practical orchard operation experience, entomology & tree fruit knowledge; and must enjoy and be familiar with equipment operation, physical hard work, and working outdoors year round. They must be self-motivated, enjoy teaching and leading staff, and be able to work weekends and nights on occasion.