The mission of the Fair Food Standards Council (FFSC) is to monitor the development of a sustainable agricultural industry that advances the human rights of farmworkers, the long-term interests of growers, and the ethical supply chain concerns of retail food companies through implementation of the Fair Food Program (FFP), a unique worker-led, market-driven social responsibility program that emerged from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ successful Campaign for Fair Food. The FFP has been recognized by human rights experts as “the best workplace-monitoring program” in the US and “one of the great human rights success stories of our day.” To learn more, please see the FFSC’s annual report.
FFSC is based in Sarasota, FL, but this position includes the possibility of full-time remote work. Pay is highly competitive within the non-profit sector. Benefits include employer-paid medical, dental, and life insurance; generous paid vacation, sick, and parental leave policies; provision of work laptop and phone; and an employer-matched 401(k) plan.
- Coordinate and conduct comprehensive financial and payroll audits of participating growers’ operations;
- Draft and fact-check payroll analysis assessing compliance with relevant law and the FFP Code of Conduct;
- Analyze supply chain transactions to monitor distribution of the Fair Food Program Premium to farmworkers;
- Design corrective actions addressing systemic risks and non-compliance;
- Work closely with FFSC analysts and other investigators to improve auditing methods and tools;
- Prepare data requests and reports, and organize audit data, using the FFSC database; and
- Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.
- Bachelors degree or higher in accounting or finance, or equivalent work experience;
- Experience with financial auditing standards and procedures;
- Proficiency in Excel;
- Strong quantitative and qualitative problem-solving skills;
- Strong attention to organization, detail, and accuracy;
- Strong communication and interviewing skills;
- Ability to perform well in a fast-paced setting;
- Ability to meet tight deadlines and handle competing priorities;
- Ability to work well as part of a team, as well as independently;
- Commitment to human rights;
- Desire to work closely with people of different nationalities, gender, and education levels; and
- Spanish-language proficiency useful, but not required.
Applicants should send a resume/CV and a cover letter indicating interest in the position to Judge Laura Safer Espinoza at email@example.com. The subject line of the email should read Financial Investigator Position. Please indicate in the body of the email where you found the position. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
The FFSC is an equal opportunity employer committed to developing a workforce that reflects and can relate easily to the diverse populations involved in the Fair Food Program.