Cargill PRTP Accounting Manager in Istanbul, Turkey

PRTP Accounting Manager

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.

Description

This position will be part of the team managing the country PRTP service owner accountabilities. This position will manage the efficient and well controlled PRTP processes and be the key person the CBS Centers partners with to help ensure a successful PRTP process. This position will be the key to the success of implementing the CBS finance processes and support structure. The position will give direction and create standards for the team.

Key responsibilities will be to work with the CBS Finance teams to assist in the improvement of the current p.o and non p.o. vendor payable process (including admin p.o. entry), assist with the migration of payment processes to CBS including vendor address book process support, help in continuous improvement of the current PRTP processes, investigation of problem payments, support the improvement SAP p.o .processes (where implemented), provide level 2 support to CBS Finance (including improvement of communication between functions and CBS if needed), provide and monitor key migrated financial metrics and follow up actions.

40% People Management

  • Change agent and supportive of delivering the new Finance strategy

  • Develop and adapt the team capabilities towards a process driven organization.

  • Select, develop and retain a high performing team

  • Champion team engagement

  • Provide clear direction and objectives through ongoing goal setting

  • Deliver timely and effective, ongoing performance feedback

  • Coach employees in career/performance development

  • Execute employee management processes (including staffing decisions, coaching, development plans, performance evaluations)

  • Communicate key decisions, Cargill information and other enabling information to team

  • Support, encourage and facilitate collaboration and communication between teams

  • Demonstrate and reinforce Cargill’s Guiding Principles and Cargill Leadership Expectations

30% Business Liaison

  • Support the business and CBS Finance personnel to help ensure the successful migration of agreed transactional work to CBS Center.

  • Work with CBS Finance and business teams to act, collaborate and partner to create one effective team

  • One of the key points of contact for the business when they need to escalate a PRTP issue (JDE or SAP)

  • When required, liaison with CBS and the business on issues, process improvements, & SLA slippage

  • Assist in the communication of the PRTP Process changes to CBS and the business

  • Troubleshoot issues with vendors as needed

  • Be involved in projects as needed

  • Help the business work through identified aged items in the system – work with the sites, assist in the sending out consistent metrics and help drive improvement to the site locations to have better line of sight on performance of our site teams

  • Help create, measure and monitor pre-established key metrics. Ensure business team and CBS take appropriate action as necessary.

  • When required provide answers, leadership and expertise to CBS and the business for PRTP.

  • Perform travel and expense administration support (if applicable)

30% Change Leadership through Process Optimization

  • Investigate metrics provided by CBS to help understand root cause and improve processes

  • Be a part of the teams leading through change by identifying and implementing process simplification, standardization and improvement while proactively pursuing shared services optimization.

  • Help create a culture of initiating change and driving results to both CBS and business teams

  • Help all partners work to achieve a high performing team and have a deep desire to constantly improve results thru process optimization and training

  • Collaborate with other Finance, Business leaders and other finance colleagues within the business and Cargill

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, or accounting

  • Minimum 5 years previous experience;

  • 3 years of PRTP process experience and minimum of 1 year PRTP process improvement experience

  • 2-3 years previous supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated ability to create a culture of continuous improvement, process optimization, and intellectual curiosity

  • Relentless determination to improve processes and build collaboration

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate for high performance

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal (English)

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated change agility - - Demonstrates openness to new approaches and ideas. Fosters an environment where one can challenge the status quo when needed for improvement. Champions the needed change in the organization, and helps others prepare for the impact and acceptance of needed change.

  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and use technology to improve process and control

  • Passion and ability to effectively train others

  • Understanding and experience working with JDE

  • Working knowledge of SAP or any other integrated ERP system

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

  • Proven ability to manage outcomes whilst not having all employees reporting to yourself

  • Solid understanding of how end to end processes operate within a shared service environment

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Turkey-34-Istanbul

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: IST00243