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Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: PB, IN, 160059

Company: Bunge

Job Title:           Team Lead – Global SOX Compliance, Bunge Business Services, Mohali, India

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

 

Job Purpose

                Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 24,000 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, Missouri – USA. Bunge Business Services (BBS) has established a Shared Services Center (‘Bunge Business Services Center’) in Mohali, India, to support Global Operations in areas of Finance & Accounting, Trade Operations, Treasury and IT Support and other back-office support services

               

This position - Team Lead (TL) will conduct walk-throughs, controls testing, and related process documentation, as well as perform other tasks to support the Bunge SOX Compliance program and other initiatives in internal controls and process improvements, in collaboration with the Global/Regional SOX teams, partnering with BBS SOX Team Manager and with process/control owners across the organization. The TL will also support other initiatives around internal controls and process improvements. This job is based in Mohali, Punjab which is our Global Shared Service Center & the position reports to BBS SOX DGM - Bunge Business Services, Mohali

 

 Key Responsibilities

•             Responsible to support and facilitate the Bunge Global SOX Compliance Program and other related initiatives from BBS, including:

o             Assistance with annual SOX risk assessments and scoping etc., and related updates

o             Timely completion of SOX testing activities, including walk throughs and controls testing (design and operating effectiveness), and related documentation

o             Timely identification, validation, and communication of control deficiencies, as well as development of remediation plans in collaboration with the process/control owners and Global/Regional SOX teams, and

o             Determining impact of open deficiencies in collaboration with the BBS SOX Manager and Global/Regional SOX teams

o             Ensure that the testing is done in alignment with the test procedures and control description; assist in preparation of status updates and attend calls, wherever required

o             Self-check on the work completed to ensure highest quality of work delivered

o             Strive to achieve assigned tasks within budgeted timelines and alert the Manager/ DGM proactively, if required

o             Participate in continuous knowledge enhancement/ knowledge sharing sessions

•             Identify and document improvements in business process flow on a continual basis.

•             Support internal and external groups (Bunge Global/Regional teams, process/control owners and external auditors/advisors) on matters related to SOX and internal controls, under the direction of the BBS SOX Manager and Team Leads.

•             Support performance assessments and feedback sessions

•             Assist in selection of resources and role alignment of individuals

•             Flexible to work across global time zones and travel (domestically and internationally).

 

Knowledge and Experience

•             4 to 5 years of work experience with at least last 2 year or more of SOX experience or internal controls audit/review as a lead or above

•             Minimum Education Qualification – CPA, CIA, CA, CMA, or MBA Finance.

•             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 execute high quality level of SOX controls testing and other internal control initiatives

•             Ability to work independently (with limited supervision), and efficiently deliver high quality output.

•             Strong communication & interpersonal skills.

•             Strong problem solving & organization skills.

•             Experience with ERP/ Accounting systems and Reporting tools

•             Strong computer skills and competency in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).

•             Strong team player. Ability to partner with various stakeholders of respective domains

•             Strong written and oral communications skills in English.

Preferred skills

•             Experience in Agribusiness/Commodity trading or food industry.

•             Experience working in a similar SOX Team or Shared Services Centre setup.

•             Experience with SAP, Hyperion/OneStream, Cadency solutions, Reporting tools, etc.

•             Knowledge of European or Asian languages.

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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