Minneapolis, MN Finance - PURIS Proteins

As a Controller for PURIS Proteins, you'll be responsible for managing the financial operations of the company, including producing financial reports, maintaining accounting records, and implementing controls and budgets to mitigate risk and ensure accurate financial results. Additionally, you'll excel at building and developing a high-performing finance team within the PURIS organization. Join us in this dynamic role and make a meaningful impact on the company's success!

PURIS is the linchpin between what the farmers grow and the public consumes—a vertically integrated, non-GMO and organic, plant-based seed, ingredient and food formulation company committed to changing how the world farms, manufactures, and eats food at a global scale, all powered by American farmers.


We're seeking a detail-oriented Controller who can take ownership of our company's financial operations. In this role, you'll maintain accounting policies and procedures, manage outsourced functions, and oversee the operations of the accounting department to achieve our goals and objectives. You'll also ensure timely payments of accounts payable and prompt collections of accounts receivable, manage the availability of our line of credit, and maintain financial records and controls. You'll compile financial statements, complete monthly reconciliations, and provide financial analyses to support business decisions. You'll work closely with external auditors for annual audits and tax preparation, and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements. If you're a proactive problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we want you on our team.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive accounting and finance experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory or management role
  • Proven experience in managing financial operations, including developing policies and procedures, managing budgets, and overseeing accounting transactions
    Experience in financial reporting, analysis, and forecasting
  • Experience in managing external audits and tax preparation
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Excel and accounting software

PURIS brings growers, makers, and eaters together to feed the growing plant-based revolution. We are reimagining what it means to be environmental stewards at every step in the food journey from seed to shelf. 

Join the MOST INNOVATIVE FOOD COMPANY OF 2021 named by Fast Company Magazine! Innovation is in the PURIS DNA. Since 1985, our company’s focus has been feeding people, and as luck would have it, the path to nourishing people mirrors the path to nourishing the planet, itself. And what began as a mission to breed more resilient crops has blossomed into something much greater -- a company taking leaps forward in regenerative agriculture, state of the art manufacturing processes, food security, and global supply chain transparency. Check out our website ( to learn more or email for more info. 

PURIS is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. The hiring process for successful candidates includes successfully completing a team interview, background check, pre-employment physical, and negative drug screen. We E-verify all new hires.