Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.
We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.
The primary accountability of this position is to perform activities with main focus on Financial Statements Assurance, both local and US GAAP, providing reliable financial reporting & compliance with laws, regulations and corporate policies.
Will also keep strong relationship with other functions : Tax, Treasury, CBS Finance, Global Process Owners, among others.
Understands how changes in the business may impact US GAAP or US GAAP changes may impact the business.This position is accountable to certify that financial statements reflect the accuracy and entirety of the business transactions, and that balance sheet and P&L are fully reconciled and certified by external auditors.
This position requires strong financial, people leadership, business acumen, data management expertise, influencing and change management skills.
1 : Financial Operations : 60%
Be part of a team Responsible for Financial Statements Assurance : ( Local and US Gaap ). Ensures the financial regulations required in each country is fully attended by Accounting&Reporting professional team.
It might includes also fiscal and tax required from accounting reports. Also articulates well disclosures and external reports required in each country.
Support to internal / external auditors and issues resolutions.
Applies an extensive understanding of principles and techniques, evaluate and analyze financial statements. Keeps pace with changing relevant regulations, standards, and business factors that may impact financial performance.
Understands how changes in the business may impact US GAAP or local GAAP..
Aligns with internal control systems that provide effective and efficient operations, reliable financial reporting and complienace with laws, regulations and corporate policies.
Eensure controls and compliance measures and in place for all reported financial information. Understand risk identification, assessment, testing, deficiency evaluation, and monitoring processes and how they function collectively as a 2nd line program to manage control risk.
Demonstrate strong financial skills to coordinate gathering of financial data, evaluate and analyze financial statements and be able to articulate it to business leaders.
Ensure optimization, simplification and standardization of accounting processes across the countries.
Identify and communicate financial risks and impacts. 2 : CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT 20%
Accountable for delivering results, and leads in the continuous improvement of Financial reporting across teams
Identify and implement best practices across businesses on processes, technology, reporting and timelines to reduce time, effort and risk while helping focus on insightful business outputs.
Drive consistency across businesses to improve efficiency and reduce duplication of efforts 3 : NEW BUSINESS / OPERATIONS : 20%Support to new business / new operations in the sub-region
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
Minimum 3 years of accounting or finance experience with strong analytical skills
Broad / diverse commercial knowledge with understanding of how all areas come together and operate as a business
Demonstrated change agility. Agile & Resilient
Experience leveraging financial and business systems to monitor business activities and aid in decision making
Ability to communicate, influence and build trust across multiple stakeholder groups
Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity.
Ability to travel up to 30%
Team work skills, proactive and critical thinking.
Demonstrated ability to create a team culture of continuous improvement, process optimization, and intellectual curiosity
Understanding and experience in different Business / Enterprises of the organization.
Understanding and experience working with JDE.
Finance / Accounting