Accountable for providing guidance, counsel, insights and analysis on commodities hedging P&L to ensure high quality decision making and a strong controls environment. Responsibilities include governance and control, reporting, analysis and planning of commercial commodities demand, commodities hedging gains & losses, and forecasting P&L impact for a global group of Commodities that are part of the hedging portfolio. This includes but is not limited to global cocoa, global sugar and grains hedging programs for the confectionery segment.
What are we looking for?
Understanding of general accounting concepts; knowledge of debits/credits, assets/liabilities, Balance Sheet and P&L.
Good communication and interpersonal skills with an attitude high in customer service.
Strong mathematical and analytical skills including the ability to interpret financial information.
Advanced Microsoft Office skills including Excel Word, Power Point.
Familiar with digital tools such as Alteryx, Tableau and Power BI.
Bachelor's degree or higher in Accounting or Finance or similar.
Minimum of 5 years accounting experience (non essential).
What will be your key responsibilities?
Serve as the Finance partner to the Commercialand Commercial Finance teams for Confectionery segment across all North America, Europe and Asia Pacific business units providing a single point of contact for all reporting metrics, commodity hedge results and accounting queries globally for Cocoa, Sugar and Grains.
Responsible for journal entry, reconciliation and maintaining GL accounts regarding hedging gains and losses, deferred gains and losses, and broker payable/receivable at period close along with the subsequent reporting and analysis related to all commodities hedging P&L.
Calculates and issues commodities cover and performance reports for global cocoa, sugar and grains to senior business leaders across multiple functions and is able to analyze and share insights.
Responsible for using insights derived from understanding of the commodity risk management process to support ensuring a high quality and robust controls environment is in place over all activity and ensuring well established and robust relationships are in place with the business and all stakeholders.
What can you expect from Mars?
Work with over 130,000 like-minded and talented Associates, all guided by The Five Principles.
Join a purpose driven company, where we're striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.
Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity