Cargill Corporate A&F Accountant in Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Corporate A&F Accountant

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

Considered an advanced professional in the accounting space with substantial and broad knowledge to use under limited oversight in conducting moderately complex accounting activities across a country or multi-site. This includes: accounting processes & procedures / compliance, continuous improvement, analysis & reporting, & systems & data management.

Principal Accountabilities

Accounting Processes and Procedures

  • Complete monthly and quarterly closing requirements for US GAAP and tax teams

  • Assist in preparation of Luxembourg Statutory and tax returns including VAT returns

  • Facilitate payments to vendors as part of management of 50 entities

  • Completion of other local requirements and adhoc requests as needed by different stakeholders

  • Ensure timely and accurate financial and management reporting. Partner effectively with several group/business leaders for reporting and data needs

  • Liaise between different Cargill internal groups specifically CFR, Tax, and Treasury

  • Work to document processes and procedures while harmonizing across entities


  • Preparation and review of impacts related to forex

  • Preparation of balance sheet and P&L across different entities

  • Provide analysis to different stakeholders towards loan profile, tax positions with ability to summarize transactions

Change Leadership through Process Optimization and Technology driven decision making

  • Provide change leadership in driving process optimization and improving efficiency of reporting

  • Develop and continuously develop documentation towards current procedures to ensure continuity

  • Continue to adapt processes and procedures to changes in requirements

  • Work with technology tools to provide better and more timely information and identify potential for improvements through use of technology


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Strong accounting experience with very good technical knowledge

  • Demonstrated change agility

  • Very good English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Good knowledge (written and spoken) of French or German

  • Good knowledge of US GAAP

  • Sound Fx management understanding and multi-currency accounting

  • Experience in Luxembourg Tax, Statutory accounting and/or VAT

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location LU-L-Luxembourg

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: LUX00024