Senior Decision Support Analyst
Cargill
Philippines
11d ago

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience.

We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.

Description

Delivering financial analysis that enhancesdecision making and providing the view regarding performance and opportunitiesthat exist for further investigation and / or improvements by FPA’s and commercialteam.

Collaborate with Financial Accounting Risk Management teams to identifybusiness optimization opportunities (e.g. EBITDA, working capital deployed) andalso with FP&A who will seek improvements and close gaps.

This position provides analyzed information in astructured way, assessing historic & current business performance,highlighting areas of opportunity for the FP&A team who will prioritize andbuild action plans.

This team is tasked with leading management reporting andanalysis which may include forecasting / commentary, product profitabilityanalysis and cost analysis as examples.

40% - Management Reporting and Decision Support

  • Provide leadership and partner withother functional teams to establish the ongoing development offinancial / management reporting that support the business decisions andstrategic goals.
  • Lead standardization, rationalization and simplification ofmanagement reporting for the enterprise and country

  • Drive reporting improvement through theuse of available technology (Tableau, Power BI, SAP, M-Tech)
  • Provides input and identifiesopportunities to improve data integrity and usefulness for effective managementreporting and implements as appropriate to enhance to reporting
  • Partner with FP&A, Accounting &Reporting, Financial Risk Management and Businesses to lead the annual planninglifecycle including all budgeting, forecasting and monthly management reporting
  • Partner effectively with FP&A forreporting and data needs, defining which performance indicators will be neededto explain / measure business performance and the frequency design and deliverthe report with the right level of analysis.
  • Work with business FP&A’s to definethe expectation and respond to ad hoc requests from FP&A commercial teamsas per the business needs.
  • Respond to complex data requests
  • Respondsto complex ad-hoc requests with constructive and high quality solutions.
  • 40% - Business Partnership

  • Demonstrate strong financial managementskills to, evaluate and analyze financial data,.Keeps pace with changing relevantregulations, standards, and business factors that may impact financialperformance
  • Deliver analysis that can provideinsight to the business and FP&A teams to improve financial performance
  • Work closely as partner with Businessteams and FP&A to provide insight, assessing historic & currentbusiness performance, highlighting areas of opportunity for improvement andad-
  • hoc as business required.

  • Provide ongoing financial expertise andinformation to the leadership team, commercial team and other business teams
  • 20% - Continuous Improvement :

  • Supports and implements processsimplification and enhancements to standardize and improve business information(e.g. development of standardized and consistent dashboard reporting)
  • Leverage technology (Tableau, Power BI)to communicate useful information
  • Provides input and identifiesopportunities to improve data integrity and usefulness for effective managementreporting and implements as appropriate to enhance the reporting
  • Ability to mentor and coach within andacross teams to ensure we have high performing teams within A&F
  • Support a culture of intellectualcuriosity and continuous learning to meet self and team individual developmentgoals
  • Support the transition of theorganization to the end state organization
  • Supports and implements processsimplification and enhancements to standardize and improve business information(e.g. development of standardized and consistent dashboard reporting)
  • Leverage technology (Tableau, Power BI)to communicate useful information
  • Provides input and identifiesopportunities to improve data integrity and usefulness for effective managementreporting and implements as appropriate to enhance the reporting
  • Ability to mentor and coach within andacross teams to ensure we have high performing teams within A&F
  • Support a culture of intellectualcuriosity and continuous learning to meet self and team individual developmentgoals
  • Supportthe transition of the organization to the end state organization
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum 5-8 years of accounting or finance experience
  • Advanced Excel and data analytics including demonstrated ability for use of BItools
  • Ability to use SAP accounting tool
  • Broad / diverse commercial knowledge
  • Proven accounting / finance professional with strong analytical skills
  • Highly effective people skills able to lead by example and motivate for highperformance
  • Experience leveraging financial and business systems to monitor businessactivities and aid in decision making
  • Demonstrated commitment to Internal Controls
  • Ability to communicate and use visualization tools (e.g. dashboards) to tellthe story
  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity
  • English proficiency
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional accounting designation
  • Understanding and experience working with JDE, NIS, SAP, and Skype forBusiness
  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI or other data visualization tools
  • Experience with multiple businesses and / or international business experience(Food Feeding and Agriculture business are the preferable)
  • Demonstrated ability to support a team culture of continuous improvement,process optimization, and intellectual curiosity
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