Cargill Business FP&A Analyst MENA in Istanbul, Turkey

Business FP&A Analyst MENA

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.


70% Customer and Commercial Segment

  • Enhance scenario planning analysis for strategic planning activities.

  • Strategic Planning and Annual Operating Planning

  • Align performance metrics with business strategy

  • Customer proftitability aligned to strategy including simulations and business modelling

  • Provides financial and change leadership by actively participating in business strategy planning. Provides necessary support to accomplish plans/strategy.

  • Business Refresh, Profit Pools, Customer Segmentation, Go to Market

  • Develop benchmarking insights and action plans

  • Drive Competitive Excellence plans

  • Partner with commercial leaders to shape and drive the execution of segment and customer strategies

  • Manage and assess non-base capital commitment.

  • Drive cost to serve analysis, insight and forward looking recommendations to optimize.

  • Ensure customer pricing recommendations align with value based pricing model

  • Continuosly assess / identify forward looking pricing opportunities.

  • Develop fact based forward looking view to improve earning after tax.

  • Manage FOREX risk in the region

  • Partner with Innovation teams to prioritize and pursue profitable new product services solutions projects.

  • Participate in business customer solution teams with focus on offering financial solutions to customers.

  • Supports the enterprise/business with new business activities and issues resolution, including MADJV, business transactions, tax and customs issues, and liaising with legal and other cross-functional departments as necessary.

  • Deliver clear presentations including defending positions on controversial topics, adapt style to continuously seek ‘win/win’ solutions.

  • Partners closely with the Center of Expertise and the cross-business/functional managers to play an active role in enhancing connectivity and communication.

  • Able to drive the behavior, results or agenda needed for the business. Has a point of view and communicates it effectively thus influencing colleagues by supporting them, challenging them, providing unique perspective and delivering value.

  • Partner closely and leverage the Accounting and Finance teams for key information points including historical reporting and data collection. May include activities related to cost accounting, margin reporting, analysis of data and management reports, activity based costing or cost allocation to products and customers, management reports generation, etc.

  • Evaluate investments (M&A)

  • Drive SG&A improvements

  • Drive Operating Working Capital and Free Cash Flow

  • Monthly forecasting

  • Proactively manage business risks, currency and commodity risks and its impacto to commercial deals, risks thresholds and effectiveness of controls, TSF solutions supporing customers while managing our own balance sheet, counter party risk

  • Follow up the performance of the plants and support BOSC lead

30% Process Improvement and Ad-Hoc Support

  • Develop analytics and reports and support the team in driving consistent use of business support tools and internal processes (SAP/BI, etc).

  • Utilize and improve existing frameworks and reports to enhance the analytical environment.

  • Improve month closing process while identify gaps and establish new key performance metrics where appropriate.

  • Provide analytical support for the CAN Regional FP&A activity

  • Active participation in various business finance initiatives and other duties as assigned

  • Strong and permanent liase with the other FP&A expertise domains to identify and leverage growth opportunities while getting an holistic view of the business across the geography.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or other Business related degree

  • Minimum of 5-7 years relevant experience

  • English Proficiency,

  • Demonstrated ability to develop mid to long term strategic plans

  • Ability to integrate and interpret disparate sources of data using a broad range of analytical data tools. Incorporates use of statistical methodolgy and predictive modeling techniques. Design, develop and implement value-added business analytics.

  • Demonstrate strong commercial acumen. Able to understand the business (products/services, customers, processes) and their key drivers of success (how they make money,what the business costs are).

  • Demonstrates high degree of curiosity. Invest time and energy into learning. Seeks different points of view and perspectives (internal and external).

  • Demonstrates an application of broad/diverse commercial knowledge with understanding of how all areas come together and operate as a business.

  • Developes a strategic perspective by creating effective business plans

  • Relates to others with candor, openness, and transparency

  • Approaches work with a well balance local / regional perspective

  • Builds trust across multiple stakeholder groups

  • Demonstrated ability to influence at all levels of the organization

  • Able to drive the behavior, results or agenda needed for the business. Has a point of view and communicates it effectively thus influencing colleagues by supporting them, challenging them, providing unique perspective and delivering value.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to partner and engage with centers of expertise (like Tax, CFR, Audit, Controls, HR, IT)

  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Strong leadership, team building, and interpersonal skills

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Turkey-34-Istanbul

Other Locations Jordan

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: IST00210