Business Advisor (Two positions available)

Job Information
Author alnationtalk
Date February 28, 2024
Deadline March 17, 2024
Type Full Time
Company Farm Credit Canada
Salary $89,369 - $120,911 - Annual
Location Saskatoon, SK Red Deer, AB Lethbridge, AB Calgary, AB
Category Advisor
Client Farm Credit Canada
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Job Number: R-1005950
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Red Deer, Alberta Lethbridge, Alberta Calgary, Alberta
Closing Date: 03/17/2024
Worker Type: Permanent
Language(s) Required: English

Salary Range (plus eligible to receive a performance based incentive, applicable to position) :

$89,369 – $120,911

Business planning expertise rewarded!
Our Business Advisors support and strengthen farm and food operations through business coaching and facilitation in areas of transition, strategic decision making and financial analysis.

What you’ll do: 

  • Regularly meet with farm and food businesses to understand their business needs, review business plans, financial position, coach, and provide insight.
  • Develop a strong referral network of business professionals who can further support FCC customers with developing and implementing their business plans and goals.
  • Partner with the FCC advisory team across the country to develop tools and resources to support farm business management and transition
  • Deliver presentations and content to support the learning needs around business management and transition planning within the industry
  • Stay up to date on changes to tax, finance and law while continually growing your soft skills in advisory
  • Coach and partner with FCC field teams on farm business management and succession planning issues

What we’re looking for: 

  • Exceptional soft skills complemented by a mature financial and agricultural and/or food industry knowledge
  • Leader who builds relationships and embraces change
  • Connector who builds win-win business relationships
  • Influential, calm communicator able to challenge conventional thinking and practice
  • Trusted team member who focuses on the customer
  • Problem-solver able to identify and recommend opportunities for improvement
  • Great interpersonal skills with a focus on empathy
  • Facilitation, mediation, coaching and financial analysis skills
  • Ability to travel

What you’ll need: 

  • Undergraduate degree in agricultural finance, business or commerce supplemented with an advisory accreditation and at least four years of experience (or an equivalent combination of education and experience)
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