Finance Controls Sr Analyst

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Wayzata, MN
Mar 26, 2017
Apr 29, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance Controls Sr Analyst-WAY05592 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


Position Purpose & Summary

This position will work with the FIBI NA Controls and Compliance Lead to deploy Cargill's financial control framework in FIBI North America. This role will assess risk and deploy sustainable processes and tools to ensure that controls are maintained across multiple financial delivery models, systems, and processes. This role will partner with the A&F teams in FIBI NA to assess the effectiveness of controls and ensure financial compliance.

Principal Accountabilities

35% Deploy Control Framework

  • Assist the Financial Controls and Compliance Lead in the deployment of the Control Framework across FIBI NA.

  • Assess the effectiveness of financial controls across FIBI NA.

  • Partner with A&F analysts in FIBI NA to understand and assess financial statement trend and variance analysis.

30% Assess, Identify, and Report Risk

  • Partner with A&F teams to perform risk assessments across FIBI NA.

  • Develop measures and monitoring plans across FIBI NA.

  • Ensure effective controls for shared service transitions and ERP implementations.

25% Monitor and Improve Financial Controls and policy compliance

  • Partner with A&F teams to address control inconsistencies and gaps across FIBI NA.

  • Identify opportunities for control efficiencies in processes.

  • Review changes in financial policies for consistency and adherence to those policies.

  • Ensure compliance with business policies.

  • Review of new trade flows and transfer pricing to ensure compliance.

10% Knowledge Transfer
  • Define a plan and lead sessions to share control knowledge with business partners to ensure a control mindset throughout FIBI NA.




  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or similiar

  • 7 years finance experience, including 2 years with controls and compliance.

  • English proficiency

  • Strong accounting experience with good technical knowledge.

  • Demonstrated change agility.

  • Demonstrated experience and success in managing / influencing all levels of the organization.

  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and use technology to improve process and control.

  • Demonstrated pursuit for continuous improvement.

  • Ability to travel up to 30%.


  • Plant experience

  • Internal audit experience

  • CPA or advanced certification / degree in the Finance / Accounting field.

  • Experience in commodity trading business.

  • Experience with SOX compliance.

  • Understanding and experience working with JDE, SAP, and Lynx.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

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