Cargill Commodity FRM Analyst in Wayzata, Minnesota

Commodity FRM 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

The Commodity FRM Analyst is responsible for position reporting and trading profitability analysis for one of the FIBI business in North America. This role partners with traders and commercial leads to identify and capture commodity risks in the position and executes the daily and monthly mark-to-market/P&L reporting processes. This position reconciles the financials to the trader’s estimate, validates prices used in inventory and contract valuations, and ensures that commodity risks are accurately presented in the financial statements.

Principal accountabilities:

40% Commodity Risk Reporting

  • Ensure well-controlled and accurate commodity position data, process, and reporting.

  • Engage with trading and commercial leads to clarify risks and escalate risk exposures in the position.

  • Clarify trading, commercial, and FRM responsibilities to ensure compliance with corporate commodity risk reporting policies and external regulations.

  • Reconcile between traders, brokers and systems, including revaluing positions to current market prices (mark-to-market) and analyzing past due contracts.

  • Manage timely market price curve calculations and validate trader’s curves. Ensure appropriate market data (prices, volatilities, spreads, basis, etc.) are received from sources and validated.

  • Monitor compliance with pre-established limits, communicate breaches, and promptly follow up on corrective action.

40% Trading P&L Reporting

  • Ensure timely and accurate daily and monthly mark-to-market/P&L reporting, validating market prices used for valuations and ensuring that commodity risks are accurately presented in the financial statements.

  • Validate market price curve calculations. Ensure appropriate market data (prices, volatilities, spreads, basis, etc.) are received from sources and validated.

  • Reconcile monthly financials to the trader estimate.

  • Perform daily and monthly administration activities for futures and options, including broker reconciliations, confirmation, commissions and margins.

  • Analyze financial reporting results, compile financial reporting supplemental data, and reconcile balance sheets to ensure proper controls over financial reporting.

20% Optimize Processes

  • Monitor and measure compliance to the internal global control framework

  • Identify and implement process simplification, standardization and automation in position and trading P&L reporting.

  • Actively participate in new systems implementations as a trading subject matter expert and in stabilization initiatives following system deployments.



  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferably in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Mathematics)

  • Minimum 2 years of accounting and/or commodity risk management or related experience

  • Working experience in Excel.

Abilities / Success Factors

  • Self starter with a curious and inquisitive mind with proven ability to challenge and influence changes

  • Ability to communicate effectively with many functional groups and levels – both written and orally

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities/projects effectively.

  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross functional initiatives

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Strong financial analysis skills


  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to internal controls

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location US-MN-Wayzata

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAY06899