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Accountant II

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Date: May 26, 2021

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

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.

Position Summary:

Perform and coordinate accounting processes according to GAAP, regulatory requirements, and industry practices. Ensure accurate financial statements by monitoring and analyzing accounts on a frequent basis. Record journal entries, generate applicable analysis and reports. Assist with the implementation and execution of sound internal controls.


Core Functions:

  • Fully participate in and support a timely and accurate monthly closing process, including preparing journal entries, performing reconciliations, and completing supporting schedules 
    • Take ownership of the accounting of one or two package or refine facilities
    • Help support current SAP Integration and Global Standardization Projects with Loder’s ensuring the necessary controls are in place
    • Ensure costing standards are accurate and kept up to date
    • Analyze accounting results and identify, explain and communicate variances with management
    • Reconcile and analyze balance sheet accounts
  • Be pro-active in providing focused analysis to provide clarity related to financial results
  • Support field locations
  • Participate in any special project work and complete in an accurate and timely manner. Accept new opportunities as they develop to learn new skills
  • Be an engaged business partner by working with other departments including supply chain, FP&A, commercial & operations management 
  • Assist with monthly Purchase Price Variance analysis, reporting major variances to upper management
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting packages
  • Complete any required government reporting in a timely and accurate manner
  • Travel to facilities for additional support and training as needed
  • Other job duties as assigned


Skill/Experience Requirements:

• Technical Skills

o Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required

o Proficient application of management and internal controls (SOX, COSO)

o Experience with SAP or similar Enterprise software is highly desirable

o Proficient in Microsoft Excel


  • Communication & Relationship Management
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with cross functional teams, local and division management
  • Business Acumen
    • 2-5 years of experience
    • Understand apply Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to the commodity business
  • Talent Management
    • Enhance knowledge, skills and understanding through focused learning, ask probing questions and learns from experience and applies knowledge
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Has a mindset to continuously examine processes and procedures and improve where possible
  • Strategic Thinking and Decision Support
    • The ability to compute and provide key information for management decision making
    • Decision support that is clear, accurate, relevant, logical and fair
    • Ability to analyze and interpret data and link to concepts, patterns or trends
  • Leadership
    • Demonstrates core values and emphasizes controls culture
    • Self-motivated, proactive and demonstrates organizational commitment

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

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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