Cargill Accounting Associate 2019 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Accounting Associate 2019

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.


From day one, you will be an integral part of the team. You will have the opportunity to build specific skills, knowledge and attitudes that will enable you to transition to various roles within Cargill. We pride ourselves on having one of the most diverse career trajectories in the industry. As an associate, you will collaborate and build relationships with colleagues and clients who represent diverse work, culture and resolution styles. At Cargill we look for people who want to grow, support, think and produce. You've got big plans. We can help you pursue them.

Position Overview:

As an Accounting Associate you will be provided an opportunity to work within the Accounting and Finance Department, comprised of three groups, supporting different areas of the business. This position will work with highly skilled teams and you will gain insight into multiple areas of the finance function and assist with a variety of tasks and projects as needed. You will have defined learning requirements as well as exposure to project activities and will rotate between 6-9 month durations in each accounting group. You will gain a breadth of experience and understanding of the different accounting areas, with the expectation that you will be ready to assume an open position upon completion of the established requirements within the training rotation.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Participate in month-end close through the processing and submission of a core set of assigned tasks, including product line profitability analysis.

  • Support the Corporation’s internal controls over financial reporting as it relates to assigned job functions.

  • Learn multiple tasks of the finance department to allow the opportunity to assist and provide appropriate staff coverage where/when needed.

  • Exposure to accounting and finance processes supporting the different segments of the business with exposure to foreign exchange, and other commodity related activities.

Associate Program Benefits:

  • Cargill offers relocation benefits to associates who qualify (based on mileage)

  • Associates are eligible for a supplementary health, dental, disability and life benefits package

  • Tuition reimbursement benefits are offered to associates who wish to continue their education in their career field

  • Associates are offered competitive retirement plans and registration assistance

  • As employees, associates receive access to Cargill volunteer and community outreach opportunities and paid time off to participate in volunteer activities.

Job Locations:

  • Winnipeg, MB


Required Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Commerce or Business Administration with an accounting major graduating between December 2018 and August 2019 or in the early stages of an accounting designation

  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and cultures

  • Willing and able to relocate

  • Ability to contribute, both as part of a team and individually

  • Strong communication skills – written and oral

  • Strong focus on continuous improvement

  • Strong computer skills, including intermediate knowledge of Excel

  • Must be able to complete essential functions of this job as outlined in the job description with reasonable accommodations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Overall 3.0 GPA or higher

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Canada-Manitoba-Winnipeg

Other Locations Canada

Req ID: CAN00619