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Financial Analyst

Kansas City, MO, United States of America
Job Reference JR0077671
Professional Areas Finance
Function Accounting, Finance and Treasury
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 5 - 8
Start date 2024-06-03

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

This position performs basic accounting and operational functions for a regional office of a privately held firm involved primarily in the international merchandising and manufacturing of agricultural commodities and biofuels.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Analyze and explain fluctuations for regional reporting of on-hand inventory, processing volumes, headcount, and industrial fixed and variable costs.
  • Support the budget process performed by operations and accounting by reviewing and analyzing all regional industrial budget data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Support the industrial facilities through reviewing, analyzing, and auditing industrial controls
  • Prepare monthly industry presentations for regional and global stakeholders by working with facility management and other groups within LDC.
  • Prepare consolidated budget presentations by working with facility supervisors and other groups within LDC.
  • Perform ad hoc requests for analysis and information related to industrial operations.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Perform special projects as requested.

Company Conformance Statements

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with co-workers, Company business associates and the general public.
  • Work together in a cooperative spirit to serve the best interests of the Company.
  • Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • The following are the basic qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in accounting.
  • The following is the preferred qualification: Master’s degree (or higher) in accounting or business.

Experience

  • The following are the basic qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting and at least 1 year of related work experience in accounting.
  • The following is the preferred qualification: Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 3+ years work experience in accounting.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

The following are the basic qualifications:

  • Knowledge of general ledger accounting practices.
  • Strong practical accounting skills.
  • Proficiency with spreadsheet and word-processing software, (e.g., Excel and MS Word).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze account variances.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet strict monthly deadlines.

The following are the preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (advanced Excel & PowerPoint).
  • Strong ability to analyze and explain data.
  • Strong documentation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and propose solutions.

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.


Job Description

This position performs basic accounting and operational functions for a regional office of a privately held firm involved primarily in the international merchandising and manufacturing of agricultural commodities and biofuels.

Primary Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Analyze and explain fluctuations for regional reporting of on-hand inventory, processing volumes, headcount, and industrial fixed and variable costs.
  • Support the budget process performed by operations and accounting by reviewing and analyzing all regional industrial budget data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Support the industrial facilities through reviewing, analyzing, and auditing industrial controls
  • Prepare monthly industry presentations for regional and global stakeholders by working with facility management and other groups within LDC.
  • Prepare consolidated budget presentations by working with facility supervisors and other groups within LDC.
  • Perform ad hoc requests for analysis and information related to industrial operations.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Perform special projects as requested.

Company Conformance Statements

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with co-workers, Company business associates and the general public.
  • Work together in a cooperative spirit to serve the best interests of the Company.
  • Operate in a fully responsible manner and comply with the law and Company policy.

Experience

Education/Professional Certifications/Licenses

  • The following are the basic qualifications: Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in accounting.
  • The following is the preferred qualification: Master’s degree (or higher) in accounting or business.

Experience

  • The following are the basic qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in accounting and at least 1 year of related work experience in accounting.
  • The following is the preferred qualification: Bachelor’s degree in accounting and 3+ years work experience in accounting.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (including any physical demands)

The following are the basic qualifications:

  • Knowledge of general ledger accounting practices.
  • Strong practical accounting skills.
  • Proficiency with spreadsheet and word-processing software, (e.g., Excel and MS Word).
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze account variances.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet strict monthly deadlines.

The following are the preferred qualifications:

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (advanced Excel & PowerPoint).
  • Strong ability to analyze and explain data.
  • Strong documentation and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and propose solutions.

Additional Information

Additional Information for the job

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

- Comprehensive benefits program including medical, dental and vision care coverage, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program, life insurance and disability coverage
- 401k with Company Match
- Family Friendly Benefits including childbirth and parental leave, fertility and family building benefits
- Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays
- Hybrid work available (not applicable to all roles)

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Equal employment opportunity (EEO)

Louis Dreyfus Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Sustainability

Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us