Management Reporting Analyst

Wayzata, MN
Mar 30, 2017
May 10, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Management Reporting Analyst-WAY05599 Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. 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. Learn more at


The Management Reporting Analyst role will be part of the newly formed FIBI NA Accounting and Finance team which provides accounting and finance expertise for our businesses within the FIBI enterprise. This Professional level Accounting and Finance (A&F) role is a challenging opportunity to learn the complexities of the diverse businesses within FIBI NA utilizing strong accounting and communication skills. This person serves a critical role to the business- partnering across A&F and FP&A to create and deliver timely and accurate management reporting that is critical to the decision making within FIBI North America.

Principal Accountabilities

Accounting Processes and Procedures-35%:

With some review and oversight, executes tasks necessary to support the close process and report business results.

Monitors and follows up on A/R and A/P metrics. Identifies areas of concern and takes appropriate action.

Provides input to the development of accounting policies and procedures.

Monitors controls, ensuring that our accounting/operational processes are in compliance with GAAP, Cargill's policies and procedures, and all applicable laws and regulations. May participate in control reviews.

Identifies areas of standardization and improvement.

Analysis and Reporting-25%:

Create and deliver timely and accurate management reports and packages. Assists in developing assumptions and key financial measures to support. This includes period end close support and reporting, support of the forecasting process (Integrated Business Planning), budgeting, customer profitability and other adhoc management reporting.

Perform financial reconciliation and analysis. This includes reconciliation and analysis on both the balance sheet and income statement, variance analysis (actuals vs. forecasts vs. budget), forecasts, SGA review and reconciliation and analysis of customer and product profitability information (COPA) to the General Ledger (FI).

Business Partnership-20%:

Collaborates with peers across FIBI to ensure accuracy and consistency of management reporting processes.

Partners with other key financial and business resources to provide the financial information necessary to support decision making.

Other misc projects as needed-20%:

This will include partnering across the FIBI enterprise to support the identification and implementation of process simplification, standardization and improvement for management reporting.


Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree or higher in Accounting or Finance
• 2 years of accounting experience
• Ability to communicate effectively- both written and orally.
• Technical aptitude-ability to utilize technology (e.g. excel, power BI, ERP systems) to drive efficiency
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.
• Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills.
• Strong attention to detail.
• Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to internal controls.
• Curiosity- desire to learn more than taught

Preferred Qualifications

• SAP, COPA experience a plus
• CMMP/JDE experience a plus
• Previous IBP and/or Budgeting experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job