Manager-Zero Based Budgeting and Cost Analysis
Founded in 1818, Bunge is a leading agribusiness and food company with integrated operations that circle the globe, stretching from the farm field to the retail shelf. Bunge has 35,000 plus employees at more than 400 facilities in 40 countries.Bunges North American operations supply raw and processed agricultural commodities and specialized food ingredients to a wide range of customers in the animal feed, food processor, foodservice and bakery industries. With headquarters in St. Louis, Missouri, Bunge North America and its subsidiaries operate grain elevators, oilseed processing plants, edible oil refineries and packaging facilities, and corn, wheat and rice mills in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.Position Summary:In this position you will support Bunge to develop and implement global Zero-Based Budgeting system for all SG&A overhead / indirect spend categories. You will continue to lead the annual planning and forecasting cycle for SG&A to infuse cost management routine to sustain savings. manage reporting of actuals and analysis of SG&A performance, trends, budget variance and management KPIs, working with global and regional spend category owners facilitating and supporting value Targeting. Once Indirect SG&A cost budgeting and reporting is stabilized, you will expand scope to other costs areas in Industrial and supply chain.Core Functions:Annual Planning CycleDeploy the bottom-up zero-based budgeting solution and governance across all Region / Business Unit in the groupDefine the input data requirements for the planning & forecasting processes, align requirements with stakeholdersLead the processes for annual budgeting including guidance target setting, communication, systems, instructions and trainingFacilitate creation of the bottom-up budget for all categories, analyze submissions, challenge assumptions using analytical review and available insight, gain agreement to budget commitmentRegular Monthly ActivitiesLead the tracking and analysis of the GCP cost elimination successes, calculate and analyze metrics to assess performance against planProvide instructions for and collect monthly SG&A analysis from Regions / Business UnitsConsolidate and prepare insightful financial analysis on SG&A, distribute timely the final monthly report to executive managementAd-Hoc ActivitiesDevelop enhanced planning, forecasting, and reporting that utilizes ZBB principles, advanced modeling, and data visualization techniquesContinuously improve and develop standardized and consistent monthly reports to meet the business needsBring the outside in for benchmarking and new perspectives on expense analysis and managementLead harmonization and verify intercompany cost allocation / recharges integrity between group entitiesSkills/Experience Requirements:Education:Bachelor''s Degree in Accounting, Finance or EconomicsMBA or post-graduate financial qualifications (e.g. CPA, CMA, CFA) is a plusExperience:Relevant experience in controlling, financial planning, reporting and analysis, more specifically on costing methodologies and processesProject and process management experience, ideally in introducing and streamline new financial planning and reporting systems, Zero-Based Budgeting programsProficient in with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, experience with financial planning systems (e.g. Oracle / Hyperion, IBM / COGNOS TM1, SAP / BPC, Anaplan) and visualization tools (Tableau)Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Veterans/DisabledApply for this job.