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Financial Planning Analyst

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Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Position Summary:

Serve as a key resource and driver of the financial performance of the North American Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC) Oils business units supporting U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Key role in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, analysis and reporting.


Core Functions:

  • Provide the financial information and analysis needed to build the business unit’s effectiveness, profitability and position for growth.
  • Provide analytical support and advice to the business unit’s commercial, trading and operations management teams.
  • Coordinate planning / budgeting and forecasting for the business unit’s operations.
  • Provide business unit senior management with the information needed to capitalize on growth opportunities.
  • Provide management decision support and performance management information.


Key Job Duties:

  • Forecasting:
  • Maintain monthly forecast files including P&L, balance sheet and working capital forecasts for assigned business divisions /
  • geographies.
  • Work closely with senior business unit managers to explain variances and improve forecast quality and efficiency.
  • Management Reporting:
  • Develop and compile monthly and quarterly financial analysis for assigned business divisions / geographies.
  • Assist in the development of clear, concise and insightful financial reporting.
  • Support collection and reporting of commercial P&L inputs, KPI’s and other outputs.
  • Annual Plan:
  • Contribute to the development of the business unit’s annual business plan.
  • Complete analysis of risks and opportunities.
  • Prepare reports and analysis on performance against the annual business plan.
  • Strategic Planning:
  • Collaborate with team on the preparation of strategic plans, profitability analysis and business forecasts on an annual
  • basis, or as assigned.
  • Provide insights for supervisors into long-term challenges and opportunities.
  • M&A Target Identification and Support:
  • As required, assist in development of financial models to support growth opportunities for Bunge’s business in targeted
  • geographies.
  • Cost Analysis:
    • Perform ad hoc cost/benefit analysis as necessary to improve management’s understanding of various industrial processes
    • associated with the business unit’s operations.
  • Other:
    • Other ad hoc financial analysis as assigned.

Skill/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, agricultural economics, and/or a related discipline
  • At least two years of experience
  • Very strong computer skills, aptitude / proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • SAP, Hyperion and Business Warehouse experience a plus
  • Agribusiness experience a plus
  • Cost accounting experience a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated understanding and personal commitment to Bunge’s core values and willingness to actively advance Bunge’s key capabilities

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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