Cargill Business Intelligence Analyst in Wayzata, Minnesota

Business Intelligence Analyst

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 -

Cargill Business Services (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. Five functions are in scope - HR, IT, Finance, Transport & Logistics and Strategic Sourcing & Procurement. These services will be delivered in Six Centers based in Bangalore (India), Sofia (Bulgaria), Nanjing (China), San Jose (Costa Rica), Uberlandia (Brazil) and Rosario (Argentina).

The Business Intelligence Analyst /Global Performance Analyst is responsible for producing and analyzing performance results for Cargill Business Services in one or more of our functional areas via a strong partnership with global process owners and managers, global operating leads, and global/center performance analyst.

Principal Accountabilities -

35% Produce Performance Results

  • Effectively engage stakeholders (ex: process owners, process managers, operating leads) to identify and measure the metrics that matter

  • Identify and execute data sourcing/extracting approach using available data tools (i.e. excel, SharePoint lists, access, data lakes)

  • Design/develop dashboards that are easy to use, trustworthy, and enable the identification/prioritization of improvement

  • Manage/coordinate the end-to-end production process, including metric definition interpretation across centers, data collection, results calculation, report/dashboard refreshes, and communication to stakeholders

  • Support CBS new services and migration projects to ensure performance management requirements are met

  • Identify opportunities to simplify and automate the production of results across CBS

  • Manage and audit access to CBS dashboards

  • Periodically audit to ensure for quality production

  • Provide training to dashboard consumers

35% Analyze Performance

  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets

  • Communicate/discuss headlines and supporting detail with stakeholders

  • Recommend where to focus improvement efforts to yield the most impactful performance changes (locate and define new process improvement opportunities)

  • Facilitate service improvement plan management with operating leads to create and manage a tight connection between action, timeline, and improved performance results

25% Projects and Other

  • Participate in low- to medium-complexity projects with Global Performance Owner organization and/or CBS

  • Foster a community of collaboration and alignment between global and center performance analysts within CBS

  • Identify and pursue connection points with the broader Cargill on the topic of performance management

  • Administer online surveys and the corresponding results reporting and analysis

  • Adhoc requests for analysis and reporting

  • SharePoint administration

5% Miscellaneous tasks as assigned

This position will be posted internally and externally.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or Finance, Management Information System (MIS) Degree.

  • 3 years of business experience

  • 3 years of working experience with PowerBI, including requirements gathering, design, development

  • 3 years of working experience in data and performance analysis

  • 3 years of working experience collecting, cleaning, synthesizing large amounts of data

  • Excellent cross-team collaboration and communication skills; communicates effectively to all levels of the organization

  • Strong track record of delivering complex work on time

  • Experience working in a virtual, global environment

  • Ability to manage time, balance multiple tasks and adjust to changing priorities

  • Proactive self-starter with demonstrated ability to work independent with limited day-to-day direction

  • Skilled in using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook)

  • Ability to give and receive feedback in a timely, constructive, and transparent manner

  • Excellent organization skills – excels at meeting preparation, facilitation, note-taking/documentation, action item follow-up, attention to detail

  • Ability to travel occasionally, including internationally

  • Proficient in English (written and verbal)

  • This is an Office Base Job (work from home occasionally)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with financial business processes and systems, including record-to-report, credit-to-cash, and/or invoice-to-pay

  • Experience with finance IT systems and/or data sources JDE or SAP (ERP Systems)

  • Experience with Qualtrics (survey tool)

  • Experience with data lakes and other data management technologies

  • Experience in a shared services environment

  • Project management experience

  • SharePoint experience

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Process Optimization/Project Management

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAY06975