Financial Accounting & Reporting Sr Analyst

Position Purpose

This role is a member of the Financial Reporting & Accounting team for Cargill Agricultural Supply Chain North America. Reporting to the Financial Reporting & Accounting Manager, this individual ensures accuracy of the business financial statements, helps enable financial reporting and analysis capabilities and pursues continuous improvement of month end close processes. To accomplish this, the person in this role partners with other A&F domains, Cargill Business Services (CBS), FP&A, Corporate A&F and other Centers of Expertise.
Principal Accountabilities

40% Financial Reporting and Partnering
Assist in the preparation of accurate monthly financial reporting and financial statements, including balance sheet, profit and loss, return on investment, that reflect the activities of the business.
Support month end close working closely with CBS partners to ensure timeliness and accuracy of activities.
Support monthly reporting and business financial reviews, analyzing and discussing the key insights from the actual financial results with the business.
Provide financial and technical expertise on complex accounting issues to ensure accuracy of financial statements leveraging the financial expertise of Corporate A&F, Technical Accounting, Controls and other process advisor.
Support the development and implementation of reporting and analytics tools, dashboards, metrics, data sets using Tableau, Power BI or similar tools.
Support the annual budget process partnering with FP&A, A&F and functional leads.
Provide leadership and partners with other functional teams to establish the ongoing development of financial information that support the business decisions and strategic goals.
Support the implementation of finance initiatives and process improvements such as ERP system changes.
Assist in providing technical accounting expertise for MADJV activities, as needed, in collaboration with relevant functions and partners.
20% Financial Controls
Support the quarterly CRP process and own follow-up actions as required.
Ensure compliance with the financial control framework and that financial controls are designed properly and operating effectively across end-to-end financial processes.
Escalate control deficiencies to the Controls Advisor.
Support internal & external audits and compliance reviews.
Support tax and compliance reporting for the business, including transfer pricing requirements.
Other financial control activities as needed.
20% Continious Improvement
Leverage technology to improve financial reporting effectiveness and efficiency
Collaborative across business process (PRTP, OTSC, RTR) owners and providers to streamline processes and ensure accountability for accurate business financial statements.
Ensures proper data governance for business activities and proper alignment with data standards.
Partner with controls domain to proactively set up processes to ensure future risks are mitigated.
10% Other Duties As Assigned
Build capability and business knowledge within CBS.
Manage to outcomes by holding partners able.
Champion and support change management activities for finance activities and processes

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