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Accounts Payable/Expense Analyst

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Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Position Summary:

This position is an integral part of the Accounts Payable (AP) Expense Management team acting as a liaison between internal Bunge customers, 3rd party vendors, and our offshore 3rd party provider to ensure day to day delivery of AP processing and payments.  This role is instrumental in driving continuous process improvement for our accounts payable service delivery model with appropriate internal controls embedded into our processes, systems and services.  This position is also expected to trouble shoot process issues and challenges as part of the Procure to Pay (PtP) business transaction cycle working closely with Procurement and other key stakeholders.  Additionally, the Analyst may perform a variety of accounting transactions including:  tracking and recording freight and other expenses/accruals, issuing payments, reconciling open payables and preparing and reviewing documents to ensure accurate and timely recording of transactions.  There will also be various month-end closing responsibilities.

 

Core Functions:

  • Provide training and support to internal Bunge stakeholders for successful navigation of the standard non-commodity accounts payable process
  • Be a subject matter resource for VIM, our Accounts Payable workflow tool
  • Troubleshoot payment issues for both non-commodity and commodity
  • Submit vendor requests (new / changes) in MDG
  • Facilitate services with our offshore 3rd party provider (team leads, payment team, help desk) to address any escalation issues or process, policy, and control questions
  • Provide training, as necessary to our offshore 3rd party provider
  • Oversee 3rd party provider standard operating procedures for invoice handling and processing requests
  • Assist with processing daily transactions to pay invoices related to commodity expenses including freight, brokerage, vessel expenses, and demurrage
  • Maintain vendor relationships and review account statuses regularly
  • Create reconciliations to ensure balance sheet accuracy for accounts especially in the key accounts like inventory, GR/IR, payables, etc
  • Perform other duties needed to meet the shifting priorities of the team
  • Propose process improvements to support continuous improvement environment within the full Procure to Pay end to end process

 

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or related degree
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy
  • Self-starter with strong time management skills with the ability to work within a team environment in a growing and dynamic segment
  • Experience with SAP/Finance/Controlling (FICO) modules is highly desirable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel / Word / PowerPoint

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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