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Accountant II

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Date: Sep 30, 2022

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

At Bunge, people don’t just come here to work, they come here to grow – solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers.  Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program, flexible work arrangements, and opportunity to progress.  Our hybrid work environment provides a balance of in office and remote work.  Most importantly, in all we do we live our values:
•    Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect
•    Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative and efficient
•    Do What's Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainably

Description Overview:

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 and generate applicable analysis and reports. Assist with the implementation and execution of sound internal controls.


Essential Functions:

• Fully participate in and support a timely and accurate monthly closing process, including preparing journal entries, performing reconciliations, and completing supporting schedules 

o Take ownership of the accounting of one or two oils or protein facilities along with one or two outside warehouses

o Ensure costing standards are accurate and kept up to date

o Mark to Market Experience recommended but not required

o Analyze accounting results and identify, explain and communicate variances with management

o 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 quarterly 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


Skills/Experience Requirements:

o 2-5 years of experience


o Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required

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

o Has a mindset to continuously examine processes and procedures and improve where possible

o The ability to compute and provide key information for management decision making

o Decision support that is clear, accurate, relevant, logical and fair

o Ability to analyze and interpret data and link to concepts, patterns or trends



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

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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