Team Lead - Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A)

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Date: Sep 19, 2023

Location: PB, IN, 160059

Company: Bunge

    Job Title:     Bunge Business Services- RTR- Associate Team Lead /Team Lead
    Reporting:        Reports directly to Manager /Senior Manager
Job Purpose

    Bunge Limited (, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 35,000 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 White Plains, New York. 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. 
•    Forecasting and budgeting
•    SGA Analysis and commentary
•    Responsible for review & posting of Manual Journal Entry (JEs) in system post approval from Country Finance Team.
•    Able to deal directly with the top level management and understand their requirements
•    Prepare high level presentations to be presented in the executive meetings. 
•    Analyze monthly expense accruals/amortization JEs
•    Responsible for cost allocation Model including under/over recovery analysis
•    Cost center data management review 
•    Complying with Sarbanes Oxley Standards 
•    Ensure the internal finance controls , procedures in place and in compliance with company policies
•    Review and get the Intercompany entries posted
•    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

•    6-7 years of work experience in a similar role or CA with 3-4 year of experience.
•    Experience in Agribusiness/Commodity trading industry preferred  
•    Minimum Education Qualification – CA or 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
•    Strong communication & Interpersonal skills to work effectively with internal/external teams across the Globe. 
•    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 is a must  and Reporting tool (OneStream, Tableau, Power BI) 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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