Cargill Senior Associate in Bangalore, India

Senior Associate

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 provide traveler assistance and education in regards to the Latin America expense reporting process, expense management system and cardholder accounts. Maintain, monitor and reconcile infrequent business traveler and airline central billing accounts and ensure effective control of T&E expenses. Ensure compliance to corporate travel policy by managing/reviewing the audit process, conducting audits of executive and relocation expense reports and researching questions/ issues from the auditors and Latin America Market.

Principal Accountabilities


Helpdesk/ Customer Service:

Provide traveler assistance with expense reporting process

Provide support of the expense software

Educate and train travelers and BU personnel on the proper procedures for expense reporting and reimbursement and also the past due guidelines

Reconcile, research and support credit card accounts

Research and resolve issues regarding traveler set-up or misapplied payments30%

Research / Support of Audit Process:

Conduct Audit of submitted expense reports for each cycle end

Research issues or questions

Process executive expense reports

Monitor outstanding report process

Monitor cycle end processes, Amex payments and traveler reimbursements and JDE entry uploads

Monitor expense report exception process

Manage research folder to process expense reports questioned by auditors.30%

Ensure Compliance to Corporate Travel Policy:

Review soft limit and audit flags to reduce risk and ensure compliance to travel policy and local tax and legal guidelines

Report suspected fraudulent activity to Corporate Security

Assist Corporate Security and Corporate Audit in review of specific cardholder account reviews

Educate BU personnel and travelers on best practices of expense reporting, past due accounts and traveler terminations

Monitor various reports for compliance10%

Miscelleanous Travel processes:

Process infrequent Business Travelers Accounts and Airline Central Bill charges back to appropriate Business Unit

Troubleshoot and resolve issues regarding batches or payment failures10%



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience


  • 3 years of shared services and business/industry work experience

  • Experience influencing key stakeholders

  • Experience and understanding core travel business processes

  • Strong background in change management

  • Demonstrated experience with training

  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to internal control

  • Proven ability to assess risks and controls and identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

  • Demonstarted ability to work in independently, with little or no direction

  • Ability to handle very confidential and sensitive data

  • Ability to travel up to 15%

Technical Skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Effective people skills

  • Strong decision making skills

  • B2 (preferred) or B2 CEFR English level

  • Strong time management skills to manage multiple projects, competing priorities

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • MS Office Suite proficiency (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Detail Orientated

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location India-KA-Bangalore

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: BAN02713