Finance Analyst

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Date: Sep 14, 2023

Location: Ravenna, IT, 48123

Company: Bunge


Location : Ravenna 

City : Ravenna - Porto Corsini 

State : Ravenna (IT-RA) 

Country : Italy (IT) 

Requisition Number : 30366 



BUNGE has an exciting opportunity available for a FP&A Analyst, Industrial Operations. In this role, you will be the main supporter for the Plant Manager from financial perspective, identifying and driving improvements in the plants, making sure targets for costs, important metrics and CAPEX budget are reached. Also providing accurate data in time, mainly for consolidation systems, and ensure compliance is important.


“Since 1818, Bunge has been connecting farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed, and fuel to the world.  Looking to the future, our ambition is to continuously reinvent ourselves, leveraging data to be at the forefront of analytics, technology and talent to accomplish our purpose in a better, faster and simpler way.  Bunge is committed to operating and thriving in the digital world – creating world class agile teams where teammates are empowered and encouraged to collaborate and test and learn to succeed.”


Note: you are ideally located in Ravenna - Italy to obtain this job.



More on the FP&A Analyst, Industrial Operations:


The FP&A Analyst, Industrial Operations will collaborate regionally, working closely with industrial leaders in our Bunge plant located in Porto Corsini and maintain a good partnership with our colleagues from commercial, finance and operations teams to understand business challenges and needs. We encourage to challenge the status quo, provide insights and improvements which will benefit the organization and provides you opportunities to grow.


Main Accountabilities:


  • Work together (“be a partner”) with plant manager and key plant stakeholders to detect potential cost deviation, mitigation plans or saving opportunities, plus follow up on their execution and results.
  • Ensure correct financial accounting reporting of industrial expenses monthly. Prepare accrual of variable cost to be booked by GL team. Build monthly forecast of plant industrial cost. Production of a monthly package with the analysis of actual expenses versus forecast and Business Plan (BP). Ensure forecast accuracy.
  • Lead the preparation of yearly Business Plan (BP) of plant industrial expenses (Variable, Fixed and Depreciation). Preparation of monthly reports as well as ad hoc analysis to support plant manager, Industrial Director and FP&A team.
  • Drive the preparation of new initiatives (minor and major projects) and post implementation reviews. Support Business Finance Partners in identifying and validating projects resulting in added profit and/or cost savings based on insights from KPI and benchmarking exercises. Ensure proper OPEX vs CAPEX classification.
  • Monthly submission of proper PQSE KPI reporting. Ensure compliance with internal reporting guidelines and support external reporting (US-GAAP). Management, control and documentation of inventory counts (commodities and spare parts).
  • Work with other plant Industrial Finance Partners to standardize processes amongst the market and value chain. Support automatization, process rebuilding and process/software projects (Tableau, SAP). Participate on regional and global initiatives bringing value added to the finance community.



We are looking for different skills in our ideal candidate:


  • A degree in Finance, Management or Business.
  • +/- 5 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Ease of learning SAP, Tableau, One Stream, PQSE and Genius tools.
  • Fluency in both English and Italian are required.
  • Ability to analyze large and complex data and extract simple actionable insights.
  • Knowledgeable about international company procedures and compliance issues, having a global view of the business.
  • Good communication skills.



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.


If this description reflects your profile or ambition, we’re looking forward to seeing your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!


In case of questions, please reach out to Aitor Alonso (Talent Acquisition Specialist at


Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.




We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


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


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


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. 


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