Colombia - Español

Assistant Operational Control Analyst, Freight (Finance)

Singapore, Singapore
Job Reference JR0073346
Professional Areas Finance
Function Accounting, Finance and Treasury
Contract Type Permanent
Start date 2024-04-01

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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily trading PNL for assigned desk and close the trading P/L on a timely basis. This includes preparation of journal entries for accounting team to book.
  • Review and validate daily freight payable transactions in accounting system for accurate and timely payments.
  • Update futures/options margin accounts breakdown by desk, per broker statement.
  • Review general month-end accounting tasks by accounting team to ensure that the financial results are prepared and reported timely in accordance with IFRS and Singapore accounting standards as well as internal policies. This includes Statutory and Management reporting.
  • Perform month-end trading and accounting PNL reconciliation to ensure no major discrepancies and differences are accounted for, provide commentaries as required.
  • Work closely with Freight Operations, Trading, Execution and Accounting teams to ensure that financial transactions including trading accruals and provisions pertaining to trading books are accounted for properly in both trading and accounting systems, and that they are in line with IFRS.
  • Liaise with Accounting teams in offshore Shared Services Centre to ensure that non-trading activities are booked accurately.
  • Coordinate and liaise with external parties like external auditors, tax agents, local tax and government authorities where required, during quarterly GST filing, annual statutory audits, and annual MSI-AIS Award submissions.
  • Engage actively in the ongoing process of automating tasks and constantly look for areas of improvement.
  • Assist the Manager/Controller to assess and identify risks within the business and any other adhoc tasks as required.

Experiences:

  • 1-2 years of experience in Product Control/Business Analysis/Management Accounting/Audit/FP&A from shipping/commodities industries preferred.
  • Good understanding of futures markets, hedging and derivatives mechanisms.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability, and willingness to interact effectively with all levels of employees & management.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and to prioritize.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and to take initiative, proactive attitude toward problems and issues.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure atmosphere.  Flexibility on working time during periodic closings.
  • High level vision with and attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify/control weaknesses and implement process improvements.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel / SAP / IMOS systems.

Academics

  •  Degree in Accounting/Business/Economics or similar field.

Additional Information for the job

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.

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

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.

We offer

  • A workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusivity
  • Regular events that foster team engagement
  • Access to Training and Development
  • Hybrid work arrangement offered (availability varies by role).
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage and flexible benefits
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

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily trading PNL for assigned desk and close the trading P/L on a timely basis. This includes preparation of journal entries for accounting team to book.
  • Review and validate daily freight payable transactions in accounting system for accurate and timely payments.
  • Update futures/options margin accounts breakdown by desk, per broker statement.
  • Review general month-end accounting tasks by accounting team to ensure that the financial results are prepared and reported timely in accordance with IFRS and Singapore accounting standards as well as internal policies. This includes Statutory and Management reporting.
  • Perform month-end trading and accounting PNL reconciliation to ensure no major discrepancies and differences are accounted for, provide commentaries as required.
  • Work closely with Freight Operations, Trading, Execution and Accounting teams to ensure that financial transactions including trading accruals and provisions pertaining to trading books are accounted for properly in both trading and accounting systems, and that they are in line with IFRS.
  • Liaise with Accounting teams in offshore Shared Services Centre to ensure that non-trading activities are booked accurately.
  • Coordinate and liaise with external parties like external auditors, tax agents, local tax and government authorities where required, during quarterly GST filing, annual statutory audits, and annual MSI-AIS Award submissions.
  • Engage actively in the ongoing process of automating tasks and constantly look for areas of improvement.
  • Assist the Manager/Controller to assess and identify risks within the business and any other adhoc tasks as required.

Experiences:

  • 1-2 years of experience in Product Control/Business Analysis/Management Accounting/Audit/FP&A from shipping/commodities industries preferred.
  • Good understanding of futures markets, hedging and derivatives mechanisms.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability, and willingness to interact effectively with all levels of employees & management.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and to prioritize.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and to take initiative, proactive attitude toward problems and issues.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure atmosphere.  Flexibility on working time during periodic closings.
  • High level vision with and attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify/control weaknesses and implement process improvements.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel / SAP / IMOS systems.

Academics

  •  Degree in Accounting/Business/Economics or similar field.

Additional Information

Additional Information for the job

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.

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

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.

We offer

  • A workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusivity
  • Regular events that foster team engagement
  • Access to Training and Development
  • Hybrid work arrangement offered (availability varies by role).
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage and flexible benefits