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Director - US GAAP & Accounting Policy

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Date: Jan 18, 2023

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Position Summary:

Advise business leaders on complex accounting issues in accordance with US GAAP, develop and maintain Bunge’s accounting policies, analyze and develop implementation plans for new accounting standards, and facilitate US GAAP training programs and materials.


Coordinate globally and across functions (controlling, treasury, legal, tax, commercial) to achieve management objectives and facilitate growth while ensuring US GAAP compliance. 


Key accounting topics include:

-           Consolidation

-           Business combinations

-           Derivatives / hedging

-           Fair value

-           Cash flow

-           Foreign exchange

-           Leases

-           Revenue recognition

-           Goodwill, PPE, other


Core Functions:

  • Serve as an expert US GAAP resource, including the preparation and/or review of technical accounting memos.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of global US GAAP Trainings.
  • Develop, communicate, and maintain accounting policies and practices.
  • Analyze and implement newly adopted US GAAP accounting standards.
  • Communicate and educate organizational resources across functions.
  • Assist in the review of the Company’s quarterly and annual SEC filings, with an emphasis on review of critical accounting policies and adequacy of footnote disclosures.


Skill/Experience Requirements:

Certified Public Accountant, required (US CPA) or equivalent

8-10 years public accounting or 10+ years public/private accounting mix

Previous experience in the Ag industry is a plus

Previous experience in an accounting policy role is a plus

  • Strong technical accounting knowledge required, with experience researching and applying US GAAP, including consolidation accounting, business combinations, derivative and hedge accounting, fair value, accounting for impairments, among other topics. The candidate must also have a demonstrated ability to research and advise on local GAAP and IFRS topics.
  • The application of significant judgment to reach conclusions that will have broad organizational impacts.
  • The ability to work constructively to minimize negative business impacts without compromising US GAAP compliance.  Further, conclusions will often be relied upon to structure arrangements.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. These skills will be necessary to build consensus and ensure all stakeholders have an appropriate understanding of the relevant accounting considerations.
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong leadership skills encompassing the ability to communicate well with all levels of management, Work independently
  • Experienced managing complex projects involving internal and external stakeholders.




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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