Cargill Junior Cost Accounting-CAN in Heredia, Costa Rica

Junior Cost Accounting-CAN

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

This position is a key member of the Financial Shared Services RTR Accounting team, which provides accounting services for Cargill Business Units and Functions. This person is responsible for Cost Accounting activities; including accounting for plant expenses, allocations, monthly journal entries, month-end plant close, inventory valuations, and balance sheet reconciliations. This position will be required to cross train in the RTR Accounting team to create depth and provide support to other team members. May serve as backup for critical tasks for other members.

Principal Accountabilities

75% Cost Accounting:Run plant close.Inventory valuation.Variances review and adjustments.P&L analysis.Journal Entries related to cost process, accrual among others.

Prepare and complete Balance Sheet reconciliation ensuring all account balances are appropriately supported and comply with Cargill’s Balance Sheet Account Reconcialition and Analysis policy.

  • Support annual statutory auditing and tax function for any analysis reporting for assigned BU.

15% Business Partnering:Effective and timely communication with BU/Function wherever necessary.Provide accounting/finance support for BU/Function, as requested.Participate in BU/Function meetings, as requested.Work as support and backup for the RTR Supervisor.

5% Compliance & Process Efficiency:Meet all agreed KPI and complete services within the SLA.Review financial accounting processes and key internal control point to monitor alignment with the standard

10% Compliance & Process Efficiency:Review accounting processes and escalate deviations to Supervisor.Maintain all documentation and update timely.Initiate, suggest and demonstrate process improvement.Any other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • Two year experience in cost department

  • Demonstrate commitment to internal control

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Outlook)

  • Strong customer service

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards or AS400

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Costa Rica-Heredia

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SAN01374