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Manager, Corporate Operations and Derivatives

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Date: Jan 30, 2023

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

 

Overview: 
This position will be responsible for assisting the Director, Corporate Operations in all aspects of accounting and reporting for BG’s Corporate and Other activities, including its Holdings and Finance companies (non-commercial investment and financing vehicles), designated hedge programs, and the Corporate segment. This position will be an effective business partner to key functional groups by providing financial reporting and internal solutions necessary to optimize the organization’s capital structure, thus minimizing funding cost and ensuring financial risks are effectively hedged, while also helping implement best in class global processes and systems. This position will also ensure that all Holdings and Finance and Corporate Controlling activities meets local statutory, US GAAP, and SEC financial reporting requirements, while maintaining a strong control environment in compliance with both SOX and internal policies and procedures.

 

Essential Functions:
•    Manages the Designated Hedge Portfolio for Bunge globally in our central tool 
•    Coordinates timely and accurate monthly/quarterly financial close processes
•    Assist with technical accounting memos on new investments, accounting hedge designation programs and others as needed 
•    Ensures compliance with Sarbanes Oxley internal controls 
•    Supports cost center owners with annual budget preparation and prepares certain cost center budgets
•    Supports joint venture clearing through inhouse clearing structure
•    Supports Corporate SOX compliance in managing testing and results across the Holding and Finance entities 
•    Liaising with external auditors, as required, to monitor the overall audit process, address audit requests in a timely, efficient, and consistent manner, and ensure that any findings are adequately addressed to mitigate any risk.
•    Supports forecasting and monthly close activities for the Corporate Segment
•    Performs analysis on accounts to ensure proper reporting
•    Be an engaged business partner and work closely with Bunge’s outsource teams
•    Cross-trains in additional functions of the department
•    Supports additional projects as needed 

 

Skills/Experience Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field; Qualified accountant or equivalent (CPA, etc.) a strong plus
•    Good knowledge of US GAAP, SOX, SEC requirements.
•    5 plus years in progressive leadership roles across controlling and/or finance with an agricultural commodity or food ingredient business experience preferred
•    Strong leadership, technical expertise and experience working in controlling, US GAAP and SEC financial reporting roles; U.S. multinational experience with Corporate holdings or investment/financing companies desired.
•    Strong computer skills required including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
•    SAP, OneStream and Chatham Direct system knowledge, preferred 
•    Excellent communication, analytical and presentation skills and the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels in the organization.
•    Demonstrates the ability to work independently and as part of a team environment
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Flexibility to prioritize multiple responsibilities and activities in high pressure situations.
•    Relationship building capabilities
•    Ability to operate and thrive in a fast-paced work environment
•    Ability to simultaneously manage multiple ongoing projects, set priorities
•    Ability to understand the interconnectivity between systems and act on this understanding to solve discrepancies
•    Limited travel required


Overtime may be necessary for month end reporting as well as the annual budget process.

 

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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