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Cargill RTR Team Manager in Sofia, Bulgaria

RTR Team Manager

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 155,000 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.


Position Purpose & Summary

Cargill Business Services (CBS) is a multi-function center of Cargill Inc, one of the world’s biggest privately held organizations that clocked revenues of $120 billion. The center provides high-quality, efficient back-end services across IT, HR, Finance, Transport & Logistics, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement and Trade Execution with 5,500 employees. Please visitwww.cargill.comfor more details.

CBS is a global organization that envisages the accelerated use of shared services. Its purpose is to bring a smarter, more efficient approach to how we provide shared services to Cargill. That way business units and functions can focus on what they do best. These services are delivered in 6 Centers based in Bangalore (India), Sofia (Bulgaria), Nanjing (China), San Jose (Costa Rica), Uberlandia (Brazil) and Rosario (Argentina).

This role is responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of the end-to-end Record to Report process. It provides a unique strategic and tactical opportunity to be part of a cultural shift in Cargill’s organizational, operational and stakeholder model in the shared services space.

The position requires broader and deeper knowledge of the end-to-end Record to report processes, the ability to lead and develop a team, overseeing decision-making and problem solving, influence and drive change together with stakeholders, monitor and review KPIs and metrics, and lead specific projects to drive efficiency. It provides a unique strategic and tactical opportunity to be part of a cultural shift in Cargill’s organizational, operational and stakeholder model in the shared services space.

Principal Accountabilities

20% People Management

  • Build an engaged, high performing team and foster an inclusive environment

  • Accountable for performance management (quarterly feedback and mid/end year review), talent development and succession planning.

  • Provide coaching/mentoring and train employees on Cargill’s Leadership Expectations (CLE) behaviors and safety.

10% Stakeholder Management

  • Build robust, credible business relationships with key partners and stakeholders as per engagement framework principles

  • Influence and manage stakeholders through the engagement framework providing proper feedback loops in a timely manner

  • Work closely with the A&R Domain Leads and direct reports as per the cluster/country to strengthen the ways of working.

60% Manage Operational Performance

  • Directly manage an operational [RTR] team delivering accounting and financial reporting services

  • Monitor operations performance on agreed upon key performance metrics. Implement appropriate action plans where needed

  • Focus on driving quality with a view towards robust performance management, stakeholder feedback and active metrics management (Lag/Lead Measures)

  • Leverage business and accounting principles/practices, review and analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and compliance.

  • Support an internal control environment (control framework) within CBS Finance, including risk mitigation, and the total compliance of all of its operations and services according to internal and external regulations.

  • To ensure smooth migrations identify potential process risks, establish mitigation/control plans, and monitor the impact

  • Lead through transitions and increase organizational performance – driving and embedding many competing initiatives

10% Drive Process Improvement Strategy

  • Build a culture of continuous improvement and operations excellence.

  • Partner and align with the GPO process strategy by closely working with the [RTR] STM, [RTR] Process Architects and Regional A&R PI Lead.

  • Drive and support efforts aimed at (over)achieving metrics. Measure and monitor performance via consistent processes. Help to monitor and communicate Finance operational results in a timely and effective manner.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Accounting or Business Administration.

  • Fully or Part Qualified Chartered Accountant / Cost Accountant (CMA) with relevant experience.

  • 5 years of accounting experience in finance operations work with deep expertise in Record to Report and related processes

  • Demonstrated ability to manage teams and highly adept at building resiliency within them

  • A Continuous Improvement mindset

  • Change agility: defends the necessary changes in the organization and helps others prepare for the impact and acceptance of such necessary changes. Progresses productively under conditions of change and ambiguity

  • Possess a strong customer service acumen and proven influencing skills

  • Self-starter with strong analytical, problem solving skills and initiative to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

  • Managed stakeholders in regions and global environment with extensive experience working in a diversified industry environment.

  • Experience working in a FMCG, core industry.

  • Managed over 50 people across the full spectrum of Finance and Accounting with a strong bent towards Record to Report.

  • Ability to work across diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Job Operations

Primary Location BG-08-Sofia

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SOF01696