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Accountant

Date: Jun 25, 2019

Location: Chesterfield, MO, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Bunge (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oil seed 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 in over 60 countries. The company is headquartered in New York and has 31,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 360 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain silos, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.

Overview

As a participant in Bunge’s Accounting Rotation Program, the Accountant will perform and coordinate accounting processes according to GAAP, regulatory requirements, and industry practices.  This will include recording journal entries, management reports and analyzing account balances.  The Accountant will also assist with the implementation and execution of sound internal control procedures.

 

Essential Functions

  • Fully participate in and support a timely and accurate monthly closing process, including preparing journal entries, performing reconciliations, and completing supporting schedules
    • Prepare and analyze mark-to-market calculations and journal entries
    • Analyze accounting results versus commercial estimates and identify, explain and communicate variances with management
    • Reconcile and analyze balance sheet accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reporting packages
  • Generate applicable analysis and reports to divisional, regional, and location management to provide clarity, understanding and explanations of monthly financial results (EBIT, Margins, Inventory Adjustments, etc.)
  • Other job duties as assigned

 

Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related business degree
  • 0 to 3 years of experience
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with cross functional teams
  • Experience with SAP or similar Enterprise software is highly desirable
  • Self-starter with strong time management skill with the ability to work within a team environment
  • Overtime required during month end close

 

Required Competencies:

  • Technical Skills:  MS Office Suite, US GAAP knowledge, financial analysis. 
  • Controls Orientation:  Able to adhere to and support sound internal control procedures.
  • Communication:  Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and consistency in words and actions. 
  • Continuous Learner:  Takes ownership of personal development and understands their own competencies, strengths, and weaknesses. 

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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