Cargill Financial Risk Management Analyst in Mechelen, Belgium

Financial Risk Management Analyst

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.


Job location(s): Mechelen, Belgium

This position will play a key role in ensuring that commodity, forex and counterparty risk exposures are timely and accurately reported, leveraging deep awareness of corporation and business requirements, combined with a complete understanding of end-to-end FRM processes enabling consistent execution of the One A&F strategy.

Major Tasks

  • You will ensure that daily positions are accurately reported and business/RMG can rely on efficient FRM support at any time

  • Weekly CRC Position and stress reporting : ensure accurate and timely reporting with appropriate backup

  • Identify and implement process simplification, standardization and automatization on position reporting to improve effectiveness and efficiency.

  • You will lead monthly rolling of position, including thorough analysis of the variances

  • You will coordinate market replacement cost calculation with involved stakeholders (Risk Management, Strategic Pricing, IBP)

  • Trading P&L (KPI) calculation and analysis

  • Ad-hoc analysis as requested by the business or RMG

  • CRM/ Structured OTC products position analysis

  • You will ensure FX exposures for SSE are below corporate and internal limits as required in the SSE and CTS Forex policy

  • You will monitor FX reporting system governance

  • You will provide technical expertise for FX sensitivity / Impact analysis

  • You will participate in the CSST Forex Center Of Expertise activity (policy updates, forex trainings…)

  • You will provide support to obtain CRC approval for transactions/limit extensions, in compliance with RMG policies

  • You will participate in the preparation of the Monthly Risk Meeting, identifying risk areas that deserve the highest focus

  • You will ensure business has a complete view of counterparty risks and credit exposure

  • You will review and challenge the requests for credit limits and payment term extensions

  • You will coordinate actions together with Counterparty risk to ensure clear action plan is defined and executed to achieve performance targets on overdues and over credit limits A/Rs.


  • You have a Bachelor / Master degree in finance/ accounting or equal through experience

  • You have 5-7 years hands-on working experience in financial risk management and/or financial reporting

  • You have experience in process modelling, standardization and migration

  • You display commitment to compliance and internal controls

  • You have good knowledge, insights of commodity markets

  • You are proficient in English (spoken & written)

  • You possess strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office applications, particularly Excel, Access and VBA

  • You are able to influence at all levels of the organisation

  • You have problem solving and analytical skills

  • You are able to work independently

  • You are customer focused

  • You have previous exposure to senior leaders

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Belgium-VAN-Mechelen

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: MEC01100