R to R Senior Specialist
CAREERS AT CARGILL
Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com
•Bachelor’s Degree in accounting with 7+ years accounting experience; Master’s degree in finance or accounting, will be an advantage.
•Minimum 5 years of RtoR process experience
•Proven experience with local and US GAAP reporting
•Proven ability to understand key business drivers and how to translate these into meaningful reporting
•Demonstrated ability to operate in a culture of continuous improvement, process optimization, and intellectual curiosity
•Be able to perform in high performing team environment
•Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•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
•Understanding and experience working with JDE or SAP
•Ability to travel up to 10%
•Fluent in local language and English
•Resilient and Agile : proven ability to cultivate innovation by experimenting and adapting, learning from failures, and pushing boundaries. Create clarity, optimism and opportunities in the face of ambiguity, uncertainty, and setbacks
•Minimum 2 years R to R Process Improvement experience, will be preferred
•Proven conceptual strength by identifying connections and inter dependencies. Thinks creatively. Analyzes complex situations and generates solution
•Proven ability to manage outcomes whilst not having all employees reporting to yourself
•Proven understanding of transfer pricing mechanisms.
•Proven experience working with Activity Based Costing (ABC)
•Proven experience in capital management
•Proven experience with variance analysis statistical tools
•Experience in working with finance shared service centers for RTR related work is an advantage
•Experience in Due Diligence and Integration for Merger&Acquisitions deals will be preferred.
•Demonstrated ability to understand and use technology to improve process and control.
The RTR Senior Specialist is accountable to provide timely and relevant financial reports. He/she will work to ensure information from different sources (CBS, tax, treasure, Financial Risk Management, Management Information & Decision Support and other functions) is timeline available, consolidated and understood.
As such the position holder is accountable for financial statement assurance and performing a first line of defense within the control framework. In order to provide relevant reporting, it is Instrumental to work with the local business to identify their local reporting needs and providing timely solutions.
As the linking point between the different sources of information and the relevant business stakeholders, the position will have the accountability and responsibility of 1 or more CRPs (Controller’s Review Packages), a rigorous, analytical financial statement review performed at each business/country level. As they perform these accountabilities, the positions holder will also assist on continuous improvement of reporting processes.
Controller’s Review Package Ownership - Accountable for Financial reporting for the specific CRPs
•Responsible for the preparation of regular monthly reports of Corporate Finance, Statutory purposes;
•Responsible for local management reporting
•Accountability for the outcomes of all accounting and financial reporting activities for the selected CRP;
•Manage the Annual Statutory Audit;
•Managing CBS Performance and site task related to processes.
•Monitor relevance and accuracy of the different sources of information (partnership with CBS, as well as with MIDS, FRM local or other functions)
•Manage the closing General Ledger monthly and ensure the financial data accuracy
•Review of Balance Sheet Accounts reconciliation prepared by CBS team
•Provide Quarterly Controller Review package and Lower Level Financial review data
•Maintain relevant RTR data
•Maintenance of policies and procedures
•Perform general ledger accounting including close process
•Manage the Intercompany Accounting and asset accounting
•Accountable for US Gap reporting for the relevant CRP
Business Partnering with local business stakeholders
•Act as the local business partnership tag
•Maintain close cooperation with commercial, supply chain and other business/product managers in order to understand the local business challenges and strategies
•Estimate and Final AOE preparation at month end
•Assist in the yearly Budget Preparation by collecting and compile data in Budget template from related departments
•Liase with the regional Management Information & Decision Support & Financial Risk Management teams on input and measurement of any key information needed on business group level
Controls and Compliance
•Lead segregation of duties and ensure conflicts are properly mitigated;
•Maintain compliance of Cargill policies and procedures;
•Manager projects to ensure sound controls;
•Manage the RIM Process for the financial reporting
•Responsible for awareness of controls and compliance accountabilities within the businesses they support
•Response to any financial inquiries, concerns and issue from Management, FP&A, A&F, Commercial, Country Corporate, Global and Regional Reporting Team by providing explanation & data on local business reporting (CRPs).