Controller

Company: Olam Americas, Inc.
Job type: Full-time

SunIRef:cr001 We are a leading food and agri-business, supplying food ingredients, feed and fiber to over 19,800 customers who range from multi-national, world famous brands to small family run businesses. Each customer depends on us to provide goods and services that are safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required specification. They also rely on us to help them innovate and create new opportunities. Established in 1989, and now listed on the Singapore Exchange, our team of 74,500 full-time, seasonal, and contract employees have built leadership positions in many of our businesses such as Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Edible Nuts and Spices. As well as growing crops in our own orchards and estates, and sourcing from around 4.8 million farmers globally, we operate over 160 processing facilities, and through our 14 innovation centers. We develop ingredients and find solutions for our customers. Our value chain spans over 60 countries. We also provide support services including risk management solutions and agri-logistics. Position Summary: Reporting to the Spices Vice President of Finance, the Controller will be responsible for managing and coordinating the monthly financial closing and related reporting, as well as the forecasting and budgeting processes for the Spices facilities located in New Mexico. The candidate will be charged with challenging the status quo, improving processes, providing accurate and timely information, and helping identify and execute opportunities. Position Responsibilities: Serve as a strategic Business Partner to multiple facilities. Produce month end close. Manage and review journal entries, account reconciliations, process order closure and allocations. Review perpetual inventory, monitor cycle and/or physical inventories, and reporting and analysis of variances. Provide audit support, both to internal and external teams. Perform cost account including standard cost estimates, product set-up, activity rates, work cells, and SKU profitability. Manage the sites financial reporting including but not limited to budgeting, forecasting and reporting for profit and loss (P & L), Spending and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Dashboard. Direct Internal Reviews by leading internal monthly meetings with Key Stakeholders. Manage new capital project analysis, capital tracking and management. Perform sales analysis and reconciliation, review margin analysis and customer pull rates. Create and modify financial policies to ensure proper internal controls that align and guide the business. Perform ad hoc analysis and scenario models. Perform other duties as assigned. Position Requirements: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field required. Candidates may substitute five (5) years of prior financial management experience in lieu of degree requirement. Seven (7) years progressive finance experience is required. Candidates substituting experience in lieu of degree must have a minimum of twelve (12) years of financial experience, including the five in management. Experience with SAP, Tableau, and other integrated reporting solutions is preferred. Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills are required. Excellent teamwork, relationship building, and coordinative skills are required. Must be able to work with diverse team across geographies. Ability to handle multiple tasks accurately and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment is required. Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Olam provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: opens an email client application At Olam, we celebrate our diversity. Olam Americas Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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