R&D Station Operations Manager Turkey

The objective of this position is to manage the R&D Operations team in Turkey and to coordinate and participate in evaluation of Hazera R&D projects. The R&D Operations Manager will have the responsibility to execute a multi-crop (tomato, cucumber, melon, watermelon, cabbage) R&D field trial program in our research station in Aksu, Antalya (Turkey) and with external growers in other regions of Turkey (Alanya, Adana, İzmir mainly) in the most efficient, professional and safety manners. For this position, Hazera Seeds is seeking an enthusiastic, results oriented, and highly committed individual. You will be a member of the Global R&D Operations Team and will report to the Global Trialing Leader. You will have close interaction with colleagues across Hazera’s R&D organization and in Product Development, Sales and Seed Production. You will be based in our research station in Aksu, Antalya (Turkey) and be part of Hazera Tohumculuk Team

Finance Manager – Hazera Turkey

Location: Antalya

The Finance Manager is responsible for all financial topics at Hazera Turkey.

The position will report to the Subsidiary General Manager. Regarding corporate financial matters, this position will report functionally to the CFO of Hazera in HQ’s. He/she will be in close connection with the Finance Team of the head office.

Job description

Finance tasks:

  • Responsibility for finances (including bookkeeping).
  • Responsibility for the uniform chart of accounts.
  • Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts (including maintaining forecasting software)
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports
  • Execution of the annual year-end close (including external audit)
  • Control of margin and expenses
  • Control of stock, receivables, and cash flow
  • Responsibility for the uniform chart of accounts
  • Cash management (including payments)
  • Management of payroll and tax
  • Regular time reporting to the Tax and other State authorities.
  • Managing collection issues.
  • Preparing CAPEX plans
  • Implementation and follow-up of proper application of all Hazera procedures
  • Other analyses and reports may be required by the company
  • Management of formal company matters, and procedures as required by law
  • Management of warehouse facilities
  • Contract handling for sales and marketing of seeds
  • Other tasks may be required by the company

Generally assisting GM on sales and operational related matters:


  • Follow up on sales reports
  • Performing analysis
  • Business Plan
  • Other finance aspects

Work relations:


  • Internal – General Manager, Local Sales Team, PD, R&D and Back office employees; interfaces with holding companies in the Netherlands, Israel and France
  • External – Customers; Suppliers; Lawyers; Auditors; Banks; Ministries; Local authorities


Education and experience:

  • BA in Economics or Finance
  • At least 5 years of experience with “multitasking” financial role – financial reporting, Budgets Planning, and control, Cash flow management.
  • Financial and Accounting aspects – a must
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and in writing –  a must!
  • Experienced Microsoft Office user
  • Proficiency in accounting and tax matters
  • Familiarity with ERP and good knowledge of bookkeeping software
  • Basic knowledge in legal matters and contract drafting – an advantage

Personal skills:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proactive attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Multi-tasking and thoroughness
  • Team player with a hands-on mentality
  • Service-minded, enthusiastic, and high sense of responsibility

Additional requirements:

  • Flexible in tasks and working hours
  • Willing to travel abroad.

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