Cargill Finance Decision Support Analyst in Santa Fe, Argentina

Finance Decision Support 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.

Description

Position Purpose & Summary

This position is partof the Finance Decision Support team for Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay andAndean countries: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Dominican Republic and Chile

While interacting with Enterprises, the position is responsible for delivering financial analysis and budget that enhances decision making anticipating risk or highlighting opportunities while developing and implementing efficient processes to achieve it. It has also information on management reporting and analysis which may include forecasting/commentary, budget business support, product profitability analysis and cost analysis – as examples.

This position requires strong financial, people leadership, business acumen, and data management expertise, influencing, communication, negotiation and change management skills.

It can be focused on different Enterprises at the same time or in some according to the need of the sub-region. Always maintaining a cross and strategic perspective.

It is seen as the expert and a reference in the area, helping the direct supervisor of the group in coordination of some activities.

Principal Accountabilities

40% MANAGEMENT REPORTING, ANALYSIS AND FORECASTING

  • Demonstrate strong financial management skills to analyze and evaluate financial data and statements and articulate it to business leaders, so that they can take efficient decisions.

  • Ensure that financial and management reporting and analysis of business performance (KPIs, Metrics) are timely and accurately presented to business

  • Identify and communicate financial risks and impacts or opportunities, through information/data analysis, and give visibility/solutions for the Business leaders in a timely manner.

  • Partner with Finance, Planing & Analyst group, and Shared Service Center to identify prepare possible metrics to monitor businesses

  • Manage the budget/Forecasting process with the different stakeholders to help ensure an accurate budget/forecast output.

20% CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

  • Identify and help implement best practices across businesses on processes, technology, reporting and timelines to reduce time, effort and risk while helping focus on insightful business outputs.

  • Help to drive consistency across businesses to improve efficiency and avoid duplication of efforts while bringing value.

  • Continuous focus and constant evolution on processes and tool efficiencies.

40% BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP

  • Provide ongoing financial expertise and information to the leadership team and other business teams

  • Work closely with business leaders, Accounting & Finance, Expertise Centers and Planning & Analysis team to achieve finance objectives.

  • Build strong and trustful partnership with business leaders and other functional teams to ensure the ongoing development of financial/management support.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Minimum 3 years of accounting or finance experience in leadership position

  • Commercial knowledge with understanding of how all areas come together and operate as a business

  • Proven accounting/finance analytical skills

  • Demonstrated change agility

  • Experience leveraging financial and business systems to monitor business activities and aid in decision making

  • Ability to communicate and build trust across multiple stakeholder groups

  • Ability to travel up to 15%

  • English proficiency

  • Negotiation skills

  • Team work skills, proactive and critical thinking.

  • Have a culture of continuous improvement, process optimization, and intellectual curiosity

  • People skills

  • Capable of initiating change and driving results.

  • Build network and maintain communication flowing in order to leverage synergies and promote knowledge sharing

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding and experience working with JDE, SAP, and Lynx

  • Industry knowledge

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Argentina-Buenos Aires

Other Locations Argentina-Santa Fe

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: CAP00075