Argentina Barter & Trader Lead

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Job Title: Argentina Barter & Trader Lead
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Company: Corteva
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Chemical, Pesticide and Fertilizer
Career Type: Sales/Retail
Job Type: Full Time

Job Description:


Who are we, and what do we do?

Corteva Agriscience is the only major agriscience company in the world completely dedicated to agriculture. Our purpose is to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generation to come. Our inspiration is to be a market shaper, driving the next generation of agriculture products that help farms and farmers flourish and through partnering with society becoming the most trusted partner in the global agriculture and food community.  

Position Summary and Challenges

Reporting to the Southern Cone Commercial Unit Business Support Leader, the Argentina Barter & Trader Lead will be responsible to execute structured operations with commodities derivatives in support of the commercial and financial annual plans, design and drive our barter & commodities (B&C) strategy for the 2022-2027 period. The ideal candidate has a track record in operating derivatives, has a laser focus on operational excellence, proven economic knowledge of agricultural market, understanding of hedge accounting and problem-solving mindset.

  • Primary interface with brokers, banks, clearing house and regulatory institutions for all commodities trades.
  • Sends orders to brokers and banks according to strategy designations and manages daily commodities derivatives trading activities.
  • Propose, develop and implement financial solutions with commodities derivatives to support the area business plan.
  • Primary interface to support and attend commercial operations and strategies with commodities derivatives.
  • Acts as department's liaison with function areas as Tax, Controllership, Finance and Production.
  • Execute commodities derivatives set-up and trades controls according to the defined process design attending internal controls and legal specifications.
  • Support and provide material for commodities derivatives reconciliations, derivatives valuation, booking allocation for hedge positions and reporting demands.
  • Manage daily settlement, margins calls, fees/brokerage payments and support treasury back-office transactions.
  • Validate and adjust B&C strategy and resource plan for the 2022-2027 period. 2023+ will add responsibilities to build and lead a B&C local team.


Corteva Agriscience™ is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to boldly embracing the power of inclusion, diversity, and equity to enrich the lives of our employees and strengthen the performance of our company, while advancing equity in agriculture. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age,  disability or any other protected


What do we require from you?

  • Post-graduated in Finance or Controllership
  • Critical thinking of agricultural and commodities business, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Derivatives Trading proven experience of agricultural commodities.
  • Experience in trading at Argentina grain markets (Bolsa de Cereales, & Comercio), Matba, Rofex, and CBOT.
  • Knowledge of Futures and Options in standard and OTC markets.
  • Knowledge in hedge accounting (cash flow and fair value hedge).
  • Overall knowledge in Trading Desk activities: front-office, middle-office and back-office.
  • Fluency in English.
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Job Post Date: 12/12/21
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