Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.
Serve as a key resource and driver of the financial performance of the designated business unit(s). Key support role in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, analysis and reporting.
Assist in providing the financial information and analysis needed to build the business unit's effectiveness, profitability and position for growth.
Assist in providing analytical support and advice to the business unit's commercial, trading and operations management teams.
Coordinate planning / budgeting and forecasting for the business unit's operations.
Provide business unit senior management with the information needed to capitalize on growth opportunities.
Key Job Duties:
Contribute to the development of the business unit's annual business plan.
Complete analysis of risks and opportunities for designated business unit(s).
Prepare reports and analysis on performance against the annual business plan.
Assist with preparation of strategic plans, profitability analysis and business forecasts on an annual basis, or as assigned.
Provide insights for supervisors into long-term challenges and opportunities.
Prepare supporting documentation to support financial models for capital project proposals.
Assist with project applications for submission to senior management to support investment proposals.
In coordination with business unit operations and commercial managers, develop annual capital budgets.
Assist in coordinating and communicating ongoing changes to the capital plan.
M&A Target Identification and Support:
As required, assist in development of financial models to support growth opportunities for Bunge's business in targeted geographies.
Maintain monthly forecast files including P&L, balance sheet and working capital forecasts for assigned business divisions / geographies.
Work closely with business unit managers to explain variances and improve forecast quality.
Management / Sales Reporting:
Maintain Business Warehouse reports used for sales reporting.
Develop and compile monthly and quarterly financial analysis for assigned business divisions / geographies.
Assist in the development of clear, concise and insightful financial reporting.
Perform ad hoc cost/benefit analysis as necessary to improve management's understanding of various industrial processes associated with the business unit's operations.
Other ad hoc financial analysis as assigned.
Leadership: Able to influence the actions and opinions of others in a desired direction; to exhibit judgment in leading others to worthwhile objectives.
Teamwork: Demonstrate ability to work with people in a manner that builds high morale and group commitment to shared goals and objectives. Able to take leadership roles, but also function effectively at the personal contributor level.
Openness and Communication: Demonstrate ability to communicate with others in a warm and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport.
Organizational Capability: Demonstrate ability to organize and/or schedule people or tasks and to develop realistic action plans while being sensitive to time constraints and resource availability.
Operational/Personal Effectiveness: Effectively manage time and priorities and work efficiently.
Coping: Demonstrate ability to maintain a mature problem-solving attitude while dealing with interpersonal conflict and time demands.
Decision Making and Problem Solving: Demonstrate ability to take action in solving problems while exhibiting judgment and a realistic understanding of issues and constraints; able to use reason, even when dealing with emotional topics.
Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, agricultural economics, and/or a related discipline
At least two years of experience in a finance or accounting related role
Very strong computer skills, aptitude / proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
SAP, Hyperion and Business Warehouse experience a plus
Cost accounting experience a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong work ethic with excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrated understanding and personal commitment to Bunge's core values and willingness to actively advance Bunge's key capabilities
Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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