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Sr. Financial Planning Analyst

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Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Chesterfield, MO -Missouri, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Position Summary:

Serve as a key resource and driver of the financial analysis of the North America Grain Business and its role in the Global Value Chains. Key support role in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, analysis and reporting:

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


Core Functions:

  • Annual Plan (Expenses and Capex Only):
    • Contribute to the development of the business’ annual business plan.
    • Complete analysis of risks and opportunities for the business.
    • Prepare reports and analysis on performance against the annual business plan.
  • Strategic Planning:
    • Assist with 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.
  • Capital Budgeting:
    • Prepare supporting documentation to support financial models for capital project proposals.
    • Assist with project applications for submission to senior management to support investment proposals.
    • In coordination with business’ operations and commercial managers, develop annual capital budgets.
    • Assist in coordinating and communicating ongoing changes to the capital plan.
    • 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.
  • Forecasting:
    • Maintain monthly forecast files including P&L, balance sheet and working capital forecasts for the business.
    • Work closely with business’ managers to explain variances and improve forecast quality.
  • Management / Sales Reporting:
    • Maintain Business Warehouse reports used for sales reporting, if applicable.
    • Develop and compile monthly and quarterly financial analysis for assigned business divisions / geographies.
    • Assist in the development of clear, concise and insightful financial reporting.
  • Cost Analysis:
    • Perform ad hoc cost/benefit analysis as necessary to improve management’s understanding of various industrial processes associated with the business’ 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 2 years of experience in a finance related role with a strong preference for experience in agribusiness and edible oils processing and manufacturing
  • Very strong computer skills, aptitude / proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • SAP, OneStream and Business Warehouse 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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