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Senior Manager, Global Planning and Reporting

Date: Jan 17, 2019

Location: White Plains, NY, US, 10606

Company: Bunge

Location : White Plains NY 

City : White Plains 

State : New York (US-NY) 

Country : Estados Unidos (US) 

Requisition Number : 2906 

Position Summary:

The main purpose of this function is to lead the financial planning and financial performance processes for the company (including the annual global business plan, forecast, and the performance management monthly reporting process), working with Business Segments and Operating Companies leadership. 


The position also assists the FP&A Director and the CFO in preparing information for meetings with the CEO and his direct reports (Executive Committee), segment leaders, and the Bunge Board of Directors, dealing with business plans, financial performance and forecasts.


The incumbent also provides coordination to the Planning and Business Analysis teams in each of the Operating Companies and the Segments in all activities related to financial planning.


Core Functions:

 Lead processes related to:  Financial Forecasting, Strategic Plan and Business Plan in alignment with Corporate Functions, Regions and Segments.

  • Coordinate the overall performance management process and calendar
  • Prepare monthly analyses and reports for Executive Management and the Board of Directors related to EBIT, ROIC, EPS, OPWC, Invested Capital, etc.
  • Support the CFO and FP&A Director in preparing presentations and information to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors, with focus on understanding performance drivers
  • Provide support in preparing information for the investors community, including earnings call and other events
  • Resolve internal issues related to all of the activities mentioned above through influence management
  • Continually upgrade and simplify the financial planning internal processes (business plan, forecast, etc.)
  • Liaise with other Corporate functions such as Controlling, Tax, Treasury, etc. to prepare accurate and timely financial reports.

Performance Management

  • Coordinate the overall performance management process
  • Prepare monthly performance reports sent to the CFO, CEO and Board (i.e. Flash of results, Forecast, Performance Summary, etc.)
  • Analyze Bunge Ltd. results and participate in business analysis discussions
  • Support the operating companies and segments in the performance management process, helping to improve the deliverables and enhancing the quality of the data



Financial / Strategic Planning Processes

  • Lead the annual Business Plan and Strategic Plan process, coordinating all efforts, working with the Segments, Corporate Functions and the Operating Companies
  • Lead the forecast reporting process, coordinating the operating companies submission and consolidation
  • Continuously analyze financial estimates and assumptions in both the business plan and forecast
  • Verify consistency and accuracy of materials (involving business analysis, tax and treasury if necessary)
  • Improve and simplify existing financial planning processes, balancing the workload and enhancing the quality of the exercise
  • Prepare consolidated materials for the CFO, CEO, Executive Committee and Board




  • As needed, support the CFO in preparing presentations for the executive committee and the board related to financial planning and financial performance management (i.e. Financial Review, etc.)
  • Assist the CFO team (investors relations, human resources, etc.) in preparing materials and analyses related to financial planning and financial performance
  • Participate in projects related to the financial planning and performance of the company (i.e. long term targets, earnings analyses, etc)
  • Analyze financial performance and i analyze Bunge Ltd results
  • Identify value drivers impacting business unit performance
  • Conduct adhoc research and analyses as requested by senior management and the Board


Skills/Experience Requirements:

8+ years of previous working experience in Finance-related functions.  Alternatively, equivalent experience in investment banking or public accounting.

Minimum BS; MBA preferred

  • Strong leadership and influence management skills
  • Ability to work independently, maintain objectivity and deliver results
  • Strong communication skills; ability to articulate complex matters/issues in a clear and concise manner
  • Solid knowledge of financial performance analysis tools and techniques
  • Ability to think creatively and identify/explore alternatives
  • Ability to drive to conclusions and recommend actions, generally involving situations or issues where there is incomplete and/or conflicting information
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to think at both strategic and operational levels
  • Understanding of Accounting, Tax and Treasury (including EPS calculations, capital structures, financing and foreign exchange)

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, 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: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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