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Technical Accounting Policy Director

Date: Jul 30, 2019

Location: Chesterfield, MO, US, 63017

Company: Bunge

Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.

Position Summary:

In this role you will assist in the development and ongoing maintenance of Bunge’s US GAAP accounting policies, analyze and develop implementation plans for new accounting standards, develop  structured US GAAP training programs and materials for Bunge, and support operating companies with regard to complex accounting issues on an as needed basis. 

 

Core Functions:

  • Develop accounting policies and practices applicable to Bunge including the redesign and ongoing maintenance of corporate accounting policies.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a global US GAAP Training program for operating companies.
  • Analyze and communicate internally the impact of new proposed and adopted US GAAP accounting standards on Bunge.
  • Serve as an expert resource, including the preparation and/or review of technical accounting memos, to operating units for US GAAP advice on complex accounting issues.
  • 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.

 

Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • 8+ years public accounting with national office or accounting advisory experience preferred OR 12+ years of public/private accounting mix with previous experience in an accouting policy role required 
  • Bachelor's of Science in Accounting
  • CPA required
  • Technical U.S. GAAP with experience researching and implementing accounting standards including derivative accounting, purchase accounting, and fair value measurements. Previous experience in the Agribusiness industry or similar industries a plus.

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


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