Senior Process Associate - RTR

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: PB, IN, 160059

Company: Bunge

    Job Title:     Bunge Business Services- RTR- Process Associate/Sr. Process Associate
    Reporting:        Reports directly to Team Leader/Associate Manager
Job Purpose
    Bunge Limited (, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 31,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed and edible oil products for commercial customers and consumers; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in St. Louis, MO, US. Bunge has implemented a Shared Services Center in Chandigarh, India to support Asia Pacific operations in areas of Finance & Accounting, Trade Operations and IT.
    The Candidate is responsible for support Record to Report (RTR) function in performing Month end closing & reporting related activities e.g. General Ledger, Cash Management, Intercompany, and Fixed Assets Management & Balance sheet Reconciliations etc. 
Key Responsibilities
•    Perform monthly financial close activities on a timely basis. 
•    Responsible for review & posting of Manual Journal Entry (JEs) in system post approval from Country Finance Team.
•    Analyze and post monthly expense accruals/amortization JEs
•    Run currency revaluation and update exchange rates, as and when required
•    Responsible for cost allocation Model including under/over recovery analysis
•    Maintain Fixed Asset (FA) register
•    Reconciliations of Bank Accounts / Balance sheet Accounts  before the specified timelines
•    Complying with Sarbanes Oxley Standards 
•    Process FA maintenance & disposal requests in system along with FA Journal
•    Perform daily and monthly inventory reports (Mark to Market)
•    Prepare and reconcile FA schedules for closing & reporting activities
•    Ensure the internal finance controls , procedures in place and in compliance with company policies
•    Prepare and post Intercompany (IC) JEs
•    Perform Intercompany balances & transaction confirmation
•    Identify & resolve mismatches in IC balances with counterparties
•    Preparing and updating process documentation and to keep up to date all the time 
•    Liaising with auditors ( Internal and external) and responding to their queries

Additional responsibilities:
•    Resolve queries within defined timelines
•    Review and support Officers in Accounting & Reporting activities
•    Provide reports and run queries to assist  Finance Team (Controller’s Group) in period end closing process
•    Identify ideas for process improvement utilizing industry leading practices
•    Handle exceptions generated, perform root cause analysis to resolve current issues and act proactively to avert potential issues in future
•    Provide all information, documents and reports for audit. Post the audit; take steps as per corrective action plan drafted by the Team Leader.
•    File and archive relevant documents


Knowledge and Experience
•    3 - 5  years of work experience in a similar role
•    Experience in Agribusiness/Commodity trading industry preferred  
•    Minimum Education Qualification – Graduation, MBA Finance will be preferred
•    Good knowledge of concepts and procedures related to General Ledger, Mark to Market, Options,  Futures, Intercompany and Fixed Assets Accounting & Reporting activities
•    Ability to provide high quality level of customer service for General Ledger, Intercompany and Fixed Assets Accounting & Reporting activities
•    Ability to work independently, efficiently and deliver high quality output under time pressure
•    Independent and meticulous with figures
•    Strong communication & Interpersonal skills to work effectively with internal/external teams across the Globe. 
•    Strong problem solving & organization skills
•    Develop knowledge of the business, Accounting systems, Reconciliation policy, Finance Control standards and Quality Framework and ensure compliance with these
•    Experience in managing people and processes through a sustained period of change
•    Excellent computer skills and competency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook)
•    Experience in ERP/ Accounting systems (SAP) and Reporting tool (Hyperion\OneStream) will be added advantage
•    Strong Team Player
•    Knowledge of Europe languages will be added advantage.

Distinct Advantage
•    Experience working in a similar Shared Services Centre setup a distinct advantage
•    Experience in processing of high volumes of transactions
•    Experience in SAP, workflow tools and document imaging systems
•    Flexibility to work in different time zones

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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