Cargill Risk Management Analyst in Cordova, Tennessee

Risk Management Analyst

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary

The primary accountability of this position is to support the Financial Risk Management process for Cotton/Cargill Agricultural Supply Chain (CASCNA), with primary focus in position reporting, counterparty risk, controls and compliance activities. In addition, this role provides financial expertise for the CPRS/CRM (Commodity Price Risk Solutions/Cargill Risk Management) portion of the business while leveraging accounting systems and applications.

Principal Accountabilities

50%Support commodity, counterparty & futures risks, controls and compliance activities including but not limited to monitoring, analytics, new product development (PAF’s) and the effectiveness of controls around those activities. This is accomplished by partnering with commercial & merchandising teams, engaging with Centers of Expertise such as the Risk Management Group, Futures COE, Tax and Law.

30%Perform commodity position validation and analysis, ensuring all risk positions are being reported and monitored. Skilled at leveraging financial and business systems to monitor business activities and aid in decision making. Maintains working knowledge of systems and application

20% Provide financial expertise on cotton marketing solutions including ProPricing and CRM products. Ensure procedures are in place, updated and communicated for all programs in partnership with product operations group. Create and provide training on existing and new programs. Provide ad-hoc analysis and problem solving as needed. Serve as business analyst, partnering with the marketing team and IT, for enhancements and resolutions related to contracting and Grain Marketing Solutions. Serve as subject matter expert for business users.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in commodity trading and/or financial analysis

  • Understanding of derivatives accounting and compliance

  • Strong problem solving and financial analytical skills

  • Ability to communicate, influence and build trust across multiple stakeholder groups

  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Demonstrated strong organizational and prioritization skills

  • Demonstrated high levels of written and verbal communication and documentation skills

  • Proven ability to lead and deal effectively with change

  • Demonstrated principled leadership and sound business ethics as outlined in Cargill’s Leadership Expectations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding and experience working with JDE and ITAS

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-TN-Cordova

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: COR00466