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Sr. Director, Finance Partner Corporate

Company: Bunge North America
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

At Bunge, people don t just come here to work, they come here to grow
solving challenges that directly impact the world with a diverse team of thinkers and doers. Bunge offers a strong compensation and benefits package, generous paid time off program, flexible work arrangements, and opportunity to progress. Our hybrid work environment provides a balance of in office and remote work. Most importantly, in all we do we live our values:
Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect
Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative and efficient
Do What's Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainablyPosition Summary:The Senior Director, Finance Corporate Partner is responsible for the overall Global SG&A Expense Management across all corporate functions, value chains and operations. Further, this role works closely with all the global functions on the alignment of financial planning and forecasting, with the requirements to facilitate growth, while ensuring strong control and monitoring of our cost base and investments into new capabilities.The overall purpose of this position is to drive expense management through regular reporting cadence and spend governance framework activities with a clear focus on zero-based budgeting, initiative tracking, control, and monitoring of all in-scope expenditures. The role will provide visibility, strategic thought leadership, ad-hoc detailed analyses, decision support and recommendations to senior management, partnering and interacting with business units (value chains) and functional leads to ensure we deliver on budgeted financial commitments and seek further cost optimization strategies.Given its high profile and visibility, the position provides exposure to interact with senior management across various functions, enabling engagement with these leaders and their organizations to strategically manage spend.Core Functions: Lead the Finance Partner Corporate team across the globe, setting individual and team goals aligned with department and functional goals; coach reports, create opportunities for development, create succession plan, make hiring decisions, drive performance management, recognition, and rewards. Lead the annual SG&A budgeting process. Oversee the monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting of costs for the regions and cost categories Ensure periodic review and maintenance of expense governance framework including spend policies. Partner with the head of Corporate functions on strategic initiatives Ensure alignment on Corporate initiatives priorities Proactively perform ad-hoc analysis to explore area of opportunities to optimize expenses, team with functional leaders to define smart spend business cases, recommend initiatives, evaluate trade-offs. Act as a change agent of transformational projects Establish and maintain meaningful KPIsRequired Education/Skills/Experience University degree in business, finance, accounting, agricultural economics, or a related discipline 10 years of experience in a Finance leadership related role Experience in agribusiness and edible oils processing and manufacturing Experience in a multinational environment Solid knowledge of financial performance analysis techniques. Good understanding of Accounting, Tax, Treasury, and other finance support functions Proficiency with MS Tools: Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Strong presentation skills; experience presenting to Senior Stakeholders Fluency in English; strong written and verbal communication skills Experience with SAP, OneStream and Business Warehouse is a plus Fluency in other languages - particularly Spanish and Portuguese - is a plusBunge (NYSE: BG) is a world leader in sourcing, processing and supplying oilseed and grain products and ingredients. Founded in 1818, Bunge s expansive network feeds and fuels a growing world, creating sustainable products and opportunities for more than 70,000 farmers and the consumers they serve across the globe. The company is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri and has 25,000 employees worldwide who stand behind more than 350 port terminals, oilseed processing plants, grain facilities, and food and ingredient production and packaging facilities around the world.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, transgender status, 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

Keywords: Bunge North America, Chesterfield , Sr. Director, Finance Partner Corporate, Executive , Chesterfield, Missouri

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