Business FP&A Lead
The job of the Business FP&A Lead will include activities that are value creation focused and forward looking. Responsiblities include analyzing data to provide insight into evaluating products, customer profitability and acquisition targets.? The successful candidate will lead the FP&A activites for the Format Solutions software business, the newly formed Digital Insights data analytic and service business as well as CAN?s minority investments in the digital sector.? . The candidate will also be responsible to help acquire/jv with digital and data companies and on board them into Cargill.? Additionally, this role will focus on top line growth, cost efficiencies and overall business performance management.? By relying on the Accounting & Finance team to produce accurate and timely financial and management reports, this position provides analysis and insight into the direction of the business and proactively challenges the status quo. This role is a key member of both the Format Solutions and the Digital Insights business leadership teams and report to the Group FP&A Director.?This critical role will be the finance interface to the business. This role will have breadth across businesses and operate across countries. Building strong relationships within the function and business, including leadership teams, will be critical for value creation opportunities. The Business FP&A Lead relates to others with candor, openness, and transparency, approaches work with a global perspective and builds trust across multiple stakeholder groups. Business FPA Leads should have the performance and potential to succeed Group FP&A Leads.50% Financial Planning & Analysis?? ? ? ? ?Identifies new metrics (i.e. KPIs) to drive performance relative to strategic priorities. Enhance scenario planning analysis for strategic planning activities.?? ? ? ? ?Identify and drive value within business (stretch targets). Measured by profit improvement (wider margins), lower cost and driving performance. Focus management on most critical risks and opportunities.?? ? ? ? ?Thoroughly understands how to win in our markets and actions necessary to achieve.?? ? ? ? ?Demonstrates an application of broad/diverse commercial knowledge with understanding of how all areas come together and operate as a business.?? ? ? ? ?Supports the business with new business activities and issues resolution, including MADJV, business transactions, tax and customs issues, monitoring the performance of the new acquired business etc. and liaising with legal and other cross-functional departments as necessary.?? ? ? ? ?Understands, translates, and provides insight into business performance against competitor & industry trends. Ability to connect the dots.?? ? ? ? ?Partner closely with the other functions and business managers to ensure strategies are accomplished.?? ? ? ? ?Provides financial and change leadership by actively participating in high level business strategy planning. Provides necessary support to accomplish plans/strategy.?? ? ? ? ?Participate in business customer solution teams with focus on offering financial solutions to customers.?? ? ? ? ?Deliver clear presentations including defending positions on controversial topics, adapt style to continuously seek ?win/win? solutions.?? ? ? ? ?Communicates as an official spokesperson for the function within the businesss group and enterprise in a variety of settings.?40%? ? ?Business Partnership and Leveraging of Resources?? ? ? ? ?Advises and provides financial leadership to the business group and businesses in the group.?? ? ? ? ?Acts as a leadership team member of the Format Solutions and Digital Insights Business Leadership teams.?? ? ? ? ?Provide broad knowledge of and connect with right relationships with COE partners for areas such as Tax, Treasury, Risk Management, Controls, etc.?? ? ? ? ?Partners closely with COE and the cross-business/functional senior managers to play an active role in enhancing connectivity and communication.?? ? ? ? ?Able to drive the behavior, results or agenda needed for the business. Has a point of view and communicates it effectively thus influencing colleagues by supporting them, challenging them, providing unique perspective and delivering value.?? ? ? ? ?Partner closely and leverage the Accounting and Finance teams for key information points including historical reporting and data collection. May include activities related to cost accounting, margin reporting, analysis of data and management reports, activity based costing or cost allocation to products and customers,Apply for this job.