BOSC A&F Supervisor


The BOSC A&F Supervisor is a key member of the North America BOSC finance team focused on developing and engaging support, associate and professional accountants in the hub. This role is also a key partner with our CBS colleagues, driving for a One Finance Team culture. This position is for an advanced professional with broad plant knowledge and will be a key partner for senior operations leaders. This role is responsible for leading, advising and making decisions on complex activities both at the Blair hub and other supported locations. Activities include accounting processes, procedures and compliance (including month end close); plant cost analysis and reporting; yield analysis; plant financial controls, capital spending, systems and data management; and people, talent development, and resource management. Management reporting will lead to deep understanding of business results and drive informed decisions to create value for the business. The role also oversees continuous improvement of key plant finance processes and is a business partner with FP&A colleagues and Plant Facility Managers. This position requires strong financial, people leadership, business acumen, data management expertise, influencing and change management skills, and will work across a number of business with different systems and processes.

Principal Accountabilities

60% Develop and Manage High Performance Team Accountable for performance management, talent development, succession planning and engagement of hub professional and senior support team. Establish clear performance and development goals, expectations, and metrics. Provide real time coaching, feedback and recognition to ensure the team is meeting the finance objectives. Inspire a shared sense of purpose and direction with excitement for the future. Lead team through significant change using change management solutions to reinforce A&F and overall finance vision.

20% Oversee Plant Financial Reporting Processes Utilizes extensive knowledge of the business and accounting principles to assist management with questions regarding plant financial performance. Reviews and analyzes complex/significant financial issues. Drive continuous improvement and optimization of plant finance activities including management reporting, and drive further migration of activities to CBS-Finance.

10% Business Partnering/Decision Support Responsible for team delivery of timely, accurate and consistent management reporting and identifying business insights to enhance decision making. Work with plant management teams to identify opportunities, develop potential solutions and implement initiatives that bring value through increased revenue and reduced costs. Participate in implementation of complex BU finance initiatives and process improvements such as Finance Shared Services, ERP system changes, etc. Partner with FP&A and other A&F BOSC finance leaders to integrate new KPIs and metrics into reports and dashboards to measure success.

10% Manages execution of controls framework at plant locations This position will oversee facility efforts to maintain a control environment which safeguards assets, ensures integrity of financial statements, and is in compliance with government and Cargill reporting requirements.


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor s Degree
  • Minimum 7 years of accounting experience with at least 5 years of supervisory experience leading projects or people
  • Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Proven ability in talent development and building high-performing teams.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, and build partnerships within multiple levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities and projects effectively.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills, including strong financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to internal controls.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with J. D. Edwards and SAP accounting software.
  • Manufacturing business experience.
  • Microsoft Office Suite experience.
  • Bachelor s Degree in Accounting or Finance

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