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 & SummaryCargill has established a Controls COE within the Controllers Organization. This Controls COE has developed a financial controls framework for high risk financial controls that reduce the risk of financial misstatement in Cargill’s consolidated financial statements.
Control owners and operators in the embedded A&F and CBS Finance organizations will be responsible for executing the controls.
Cargill needs to ensure that the controls that are deployed within the CBS centers are operationalized with urgency and with a high degree of quality.
The Controls COE will focus on the design of the controls, training, rolling out the GRC tool, creating the self-assessment.
CBS Finance will focus on embedding, deploying the controls in the 6 centers and performing the self-assessment along with 1st level of internal monitoring of controls.
CBS Controls Tower will be responsible to help deployment the control framework designed by the Controls COE team and then perform independent monitoring of the control framework embed by CBS Finance.
The purpose of the role is to deploy the control framework designed by the controls COE team. Then to monitor this control framework.
The Control Framework specialist will perform the ground work of implementing Principal Accountabilities60% Monitoring the control frameworkIndependent Monitoring of control framework
Draft control test procedures (audit program for testing of controls)
Perform control tests using different control testing techniques
Design sampling methodologies based on the data available
Navigate within ERPs to understand data that can be extracted
Identify control failures and facilitate a discussions for remediation plans. Help vet the remediation plansSelf Assessment in GRC
Ensure GRC has the latest information interms of control owners, revised controls if process has changed and other changes as necessary.
Campaign and train control owners for completion of the self assessment
Perform certification as Controls Risk Lead for the allotted Business Group Country
Support control owners to assess control failures and help document the action plans30% Deploying matrices, policies and procedures
Deploying Risk and Control Matrices (RCMs) (documenting specifics from the processes)
Deploy and train CBS Finance operations teams on new policies and procedures provided by the control teams
Identifying key control owners, reports, and procedures related to controls
Incorporating the control procedures into GRC Archer tool10% Corporate Audit Process
Support issue owners with the remediation plans for the issues identified by Corporate Audit
Project manage the issue resultion and highlight in cases of overdue during the reporting process
Audit the issue closures and check for sustainability of implementation process
Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent in experience
3-7 years of experience in audit and internal controls or CA (Corporate Audit) with operations experience but with background of audit experience
Experience identifying internal control gaps and inefficiencies and documenting internal control design
Proven ability to assess risks and controls and identify opportunities for improvement
Experience is designing control tests and performance of control tests
Demonstrated ability to make sound decisions and take initiative
Strong independent problem solving and analytical skills
Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and projects
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Ability to interact with and influence multiple levels of an organization
Ability to travel 10-15%
English 90% or above
Working Knowledge of ERP (JDE / SAP)Preferred Qualifications
Experience in working with testing / evaluating financial control framework (SOX) environment.
Successful deployment and management of SOX controls in a public company.
Experience of working in shared service operations.
Possess appropriate knowledge and technical proficiency in financial and accounting areas together with having good systems understanding.
Experience working across countries and cultures.
End to end process knowledge on RTR, PRTP, OTSC and others.