Sr Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis
Bunge Limited (www.bunge.com, NYSE: BG) is a leading global agribusiness and food company operating in over 40 countries with approximately 32,000 employees. Bunge buys, sells, stores and transports oilseeds and grains to serve customers worldwide; processes oilseeds to make protein meal for animal feed; produces edible oil products for consumers and commercial customers in the food processing, industrial and artisanal bakery, confectionery, human nutrition and food service categories; produces sugar and ethanol from sugarcane; mills wheat, corn and rice to make ingredients used by food companies; and sells fertilizer in South America. Founded in 1818, the company is headquartered in White Plains, New York.Position Summary:Serve as a key resource and driver of the financial performance of the North American Grain and Crush business units supporting U.S. and Canada. Key role in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, analysis and reporting.Essential Functions: Provide the financial information and analysis needed to build the business units effectiveness, profitability and position for growth. Provide analytical support and advice to the business units commercial, trading and operations management teams. Coordinate planning / budgeting and forecasting for the business units operations. Provide business unit senior management with the information needed to capitalize on growth opportunities. Provide management decision support and performance management information.Key Job Duties: Forecasting:o Maintain monthly forecast files including P&L, balance sheet and working capital forecasts for assigned business divisions / geographies.o Work closely with senior business unit managers to explain variances and improve forecast quality and efficiency.Management Reporting:o Develop and compile monthly and quarterly financial analysis for assigned business divisions / geographies.o Assist in the development of clear, concise and insightful financial reporting.o Support collection and reporting of commercial P&L inputs, KPIs and other outputs. Annual Plan:o Contribute to the development of the business units annual business plan.o Complete analysis of risks and opportunities.o Prepare reports and analysis on performance against the annual business plan. Strategic Planning:o Collaborate with team on the preparation of strategic plans, profitability analysis and business forecasts on an annual basis, or as assigned.o Provide insights for supervisors into long-term challenges and opportunities. M&A Target Identification and Support:o As required, assist in development of financial models to support growth opportunities for Bunges business in targeted geographies.Cost Analysis:o Perform ad hoc cost/benefit analysis as necessary to improve managements understanding of various industrial processes associated with the business units operations.
Other:o Other ad hoc financial analysis as assigned.Skills/Experience Requirements: Bachelors degree in business, finance, accounting, agricultural economics, and/or a related discipline At least four years of experience Very strong computer skills, aptitude / proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint SAP, Hyperion and Business Warehouse experience a plus Agribusiness experience a plus Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong work ethic with excellent interpersonal skills Demonstrated understanding and personal commitment to Bunges core values and willingness to actively advance Bunges key capabilitiesBunge 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/Disabled