Assistant Controller & Sr. Director External Reporting
Primary Responsibilities:Reporting to the Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer, this position is responsible for managing Bunge’s global external reporting function and overseeing quarterly financial reporting to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), overseeing the preparation of all key quarterly Bunge Board of Directors and Audit Committee materials, including close involvement with the Bunge’s Investor Relations function to draft external press releases on a quarterly basis, supporting Treasury, Tax and other global functions on M&A transactions and securities offerings such as registered bond deals, working closely with the Bunge Corporate Technical Accounting team to manage technical accounting and reporting issues, liaising with Bunge’s external auditors, regularly coordinating and communicating with Bunge’s operating company Controllers throughout Bunge on reporting, accounting and policy issues, distributing the monthly Performance Report distributed to the Board and Bunge’s Executive Committee and establishing and communicating the company’s external reporting and accounting policies and procedures on a global basis. Reporting to this position is the SEC Reporting Manager, the Consolidations Accounting Supervisor, Accounting Supervisor and the Staff Accountant. This position also oversees Bunge’s global SOX compliance function and is active and integrally involved in establishing and as applicable, implementing, US GAAP accounting policies on a global basis and providing advice to the operating companies in the appropriate application of US GAAP. This position is also a member of the company’s Disclosure Committee and attends Audit Committee meetings with the Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer on a regular basis. This position is considered a key leadership position in the Corporate Controller’s department, has global visibility in Bunge’s Financial function and serves as a development role for future Bunge Financial leadership roles. The position has up to 20% international travel requirement and global mobility is a plus, but not required. Additional Responsibilities:1. Participate and lead, as applicable, in establishing Company US GAAP policies and procedures 2. Maintain the policies and procedures manuals3. Establish Holding company and Consolidated financial reporting controls for compliance with company policy and SOX4. Research and document the Company’s US GAAP accounting positions in conjunction with Bunge’s Corporate Technical Accounting team5. US GAAP accounting and external reporting resource for operating companies 6. Provide US GAAP, SOX and external reporting training on a global basis to the operating companies7. Evaluate accounting treatment for proposed transactions8. Assist with opening balance sheet for acquisitions9. Assist with monitoring company compliance with US GAAP reporting procedures10. Liaison with Audit Committee Chairperson answering questions11. Prepare various financial presentations for the executives and Bunge’s Audit Committee12. Give periodic presentations to the Audit Committee13. Liaison with the treasury, investor relations, communications, human resources, tax and insurance and legal departments14. Supervise the preparation of the monthly Performance Report15. Participate in the preparation of the annual business plan and quarterly forecasts16. Provide advice and guidance to the Holding company accounting17. Write the quarterly and annual MD&A18. Supervise and participate in preparation of SEC filings Assist with preparation of the annual report and quarterly shareholder brochures19. Supervise/prepare quarterly and annual analysis of the consolidated financial statements20. Participate in the drafting of Bunge’s earnings press releases21. Assist the Controller as requested22. Liaison to the external auditors for the audit of the consolidated financial statementsCompetencies/Skills:Highly motivated person with the ability to communicate well with all levels of the organization; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; ability to work well with external auditors and internal process owners, independence; self-starter (but knows when and how frequently to communicate); ability to influence others and to gain consensus; organizational, team-building and conflict resolution skillsKnowledge:Strong Accounting SEC and SOX skills and experience, good understanding of Bunge’s business and industry; Education:Accounting BS/BA degree, Certified Public Accountant requiredExperience:15+ years experience in finance and accounting, including SEC reportingApply for this job.