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Financial Accounting and Reporting Analyst

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Job Title: Financial Accounting and Reporting Analyst
Location: Wayzata, MN, Mid-West United States, USA
Company: Cargill, Inc
Industry Sector: Food/Processing
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: N/A
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Position Purpose

This Financial Accounting and Reporting Analyst position on the Accounting and Reporting team will support the Financial Accounting and Reporting Lead and serve as an accounting and finance partner to the NA FIBI business(s) in ensuring accuracy of the business financial statements, including balance sheet, profit and loss, and cash flows.  This role will work with the Financial Accounting and Reporting Lead to ensure proper financial controls are in place, and financial risks are mitigated appropriately.  This role will also collaborate with other A&F teams, finance shared services and local leadership teams to support the business.
This is a key executor reporting role for this business.  It is a role that requires finance and accounting knowledge and is a financial steward of the business.  A superior candidate in this role has a very keen desire to learn, effect change / improvement, and is a valuable partner to the business.  This is an excellent opportunity for accounting and finance professionals to develop skills in fiduciary stewardship, controls execution and monitoring, partnership, and influencing skills.  

What can you get out of the role?

Visibility and knowledge needed on end to end processes to help explain financial results
Experience working closely with shared service function including coaching
Strong understanding of accounting fundamentals that can be applied to other financial analysis
Broader view to overall higher-level balance sheet and income statement
Experience with corporate financial/management reporting packages 
Exposure to corporate initiatives  (new accounting pronouncements, GPO, etc.)
Understanding and monitoring of internal controls
Skills and knowledge needed to move into other leadership roles
Visibility and exposure into other domains to help with career development
Visibility and interactions with leadership/senior FP&A leaders
Collaboration / exposure to multiple functional areas within Cargill (e.g. tax, legal, CFR, technical accounting)
Drive standard processes and do so across businesses
Opportunity to implement change across a broad organization (egg SAP go live, crop initiatives)
Deep ERP knowledge

Principal Accountabilities

60%   Financial Reporting & Partnering
Assist the Financial Accounting and Reporting Lead in the preparation of accurate monthly financial reporting and financial statements, including balance sheet, profit and loss, and cash flows, that reflect the activities of the business.  
Support monthly reporting and business financial reviews.  
Build strong partnerships with business partners and collaborate on financial reconciliations and problem solving across various teams including COE's., FSS/CBS locations, and across businesses.

20%   Financial Controls
Support and execute on controls framework initiatives rolled out by the Controls domain.
Escalate control deficiencies to the Financial Reporting Lead and Controls Domain.
Support internal and external audits and compliance reviews
Support tax and compliance reporting for the business, including transfer pricing requirements
Other financial control activities as needed

10%   Continuous Improvement
Support across business process (PRTP, OTSC, RTR) owners and providers to streamline processes and ensure accountability for accurate business financial statements.
Leverage process and technology team to improve effectiveness and efficiency

10%   Other Duties as Assigned
Build capability and business knowledge with shared service partners
Champion and support change management activities for finance activities and processes

Minimum Required Qualifications: 

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
2+ years of accounting experience
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, within multiple levels of the organization
Strong computer skills with proficiency in Excel or other spreadsheet applications. 

Preferred Qualifications:

CPA, MBA, or other advanced certificate or degree in finance/accounting
Experience with shared service environments 
Familiarity with SAP/JDE and other integrated business systems
Corporate Audit, corporate reporting, or previous business experience, especially if with this business

Success Attributes: 

Attention to detail & deadline drive
Ability to manage multiple priorities
Ability to clearly explain To apply please click on APPLY TO THIS POSITION
Job Post Date: 04/06/19
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