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Date: Nov 11, 2022

Location: PB, IN, 160059 PB, IN, 160017

Company: Bunge

 

Job Title:              Manager - Global SOX Compliance, Bunge Business Services, Mohali, India

Reporting to:       DGM – Global SOX Compliance, Bunge Business Services, Mohali, India

               

Job Purpose

 BBS SOX Team Manager will support the Bunge SOX Compliance program and other initiatives in internal controls and process improvements, in collaboration with the Global/Regional SOX teams and with process/control owners across the organization

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible to support and facilitate the Bunge Global SOX Compliance Program and other related initiatives from BBS, including:
  • ­Annual SOX risk assessments and scoping etc. and related updates,
  • ­Timely completion of SOX testing activities, including walk throughs and controls testing (design and operating effectiveness), and related process documentation,
  • ­Timely identification, validation, and communication of control deficiencies, as well as development of remediation plans in collaboration with the process/control owners,
  • ­Monitoring progress of deficiency remediation and related testing, and
  • ­Determining impact of open deficiencies, individually and in aggregate.
  • Work with Global SOX PMO and business process/ control owners for standardization of key controls and related testing process as part of implementation of Global Process Design
  • Coordination with Regional SOX coordinators on the Global SOX program, transition of controls and selective control testing, as required
  • Responsible for quality and timeliness of deliverables, including conclusions on control effectiveness and impact of control deficiencies.
  • Improve the business process flow on a continual basis utilizing industry leading practices.
  • Act as key contact person for all internal and external groups (Bunge Global/Regional teams, process/control owners and external auditors/advisors) on matters related to SOX and internal controls.
  • Manage the team performance and ensure quality and timeliness of delivery.
  • Identify, assess, and assist in selection of resources, and ensure role alignment of individuals.
  • Identify changes to long term resource needs and implement appropriate actions.
  • Manage personnel, facilitate performance assessments and conduct feedback sessions.
  • Flexible to work across global time zones and travel (domestically and internationally)

 

Knowledge and Experience

  • 7 to 8 years of work experience in a similar role with at least last 2 years of SOX experience as a lead or above.
  • Minimum Education Qualification – CPA, CIA, CA, CMA, or MBA Finance.
  • Good knowledge of accounting concepts and process/controls related to Financial Reporting, Order to Cash, Purchase to Pay, Commodity Trading, Treasury, Tax, Plant, Property & Equipment, Inventory, HR Payroll, etc.
  • Ability to support high quality level of SOX controls testing and other internal control initiatives
  • Ability to work independently, efficiently and deliver high quality output under time pressure
  • Strong written and oral communications skills in English along with interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving & organization skills
  • Excellent computer skills and competency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).
  • Experience with ERP/ Accounting systems and Reporting tools.
  • Strong team player and ability to partner with various stakeholders of respective domains
  • Support and participate in employee engagement initiatives/actions, including training/education opportunities and other staff development initiatives, as applicable
  • Lead, mentor, and coach junior team members, enabling them to meet their performance goals and act as a role model. Responsible for the performance and appraisal of direct reports, including training and developing necessary skill sets to enable them to grow in their careers

 

Preferred skills

  • Experience in Agribusiness/Commodity trading or food industry.
  • Experience working in a similar SOX Team or Global Capability Centre (GCC) setup
  • Prior experience in transitioning/migrating work from onshore to offshore delivery centers. Experience with managing and leading teams for service delivery.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Good project and time management skills – ability to prioritise, coordinate work and meet deadlines
  • Proactive approach, resolution oriented and analytical mindset
  • Experience with SAP, Hyperion/OneStream, Analytics tools, Power BI, SOX/ Internal Controls lifecycle management tools like AuditBoard, etc.

 

Bunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge’s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

 

Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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