Cargill Business Analyst in Warszawa, Poland

Business Analyst

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Location: Warsaw, Poland

Position Purpose & Summary:

This position will be key part of the European MI & DS (Management Information and Decision Support) team, located in Warsaw (Hub). The team is dedicated to work for one of the CAN enterprise business unit CFN (Cargill Feed and Nutrition) that is located in 5 countries: Poland, Italy, Hungary, Romania and Portugal.

The position is responsible for delivering financial analysis and budget that provides insight and enhances decision making process within the CFN Organization. Amongst other, key responsibilities are to provide a view on performance and opportunities that exist in the business to further work with FP&A (Finance Planning and Analysis) as well as business functions on identification of business optimization opportunities. Support process improvements by delivering new technology solutions to management reporting as well as standardization and optimization of existing reporting processes in all 5 European countries where CFN is located.

Management Reporting - 60%

  • Ensure timely and accurate management reporting and analysis of business performance (KPIs, Metrics). Partner effectively with FP&A for reporting and data needs, defining which performance indicators will be needed to explain/measure business performance and the frequency – design and deliver the report with the right level of analysis.

  • Ensure optimization and standardization of management reporting across the country / region.

  • Supports and implements process simplification and enhancements to standardize and improve business information (e.g. development of standardized and consistent dashboard reporting)

  • Provides input and identifies opportunities to improve data integrity and usefulness for effective management reporting

  • Improve reporting through leveraging technology (Tableau, SAP, Axapta)

  • Understand legacy systems and develop a strong management information system/process.

  • Able to continuously improve the level of management reporting within the team.

  • Respond to ad hoc requests from FP&A commercial teams as per the business needs.

  • Responds to moderately complex ad hoc requests with constructive and high-quality solutions.

  • Monitor operational performance including variance analysis and comparison against forecast and budget. Challenge the business with a critical view and propose opportunities to improve. Support with preparation of financial business plan, forecasts and budget.

  • Identify improvement opportunities and present the supporting information. Help implement approved action plans

Analysis and insight - 20%

  • Provide commentary and initial analysis and interpretation of the results to the business.

  • Work closely with the A&R, Finance COEs and FP&A team to achieve finance objectives.

Budgeting and forecasting - 10%

  • Support the corporate budgeting and monitoring, including control of expenses, budgeting, forecasting and management reporting

  • Ensure timely and accurate management reporting and analysis of business performance (KPIs, Metrics) vs Budget / Forecast.

Continuous Improvement - 10%

  • Support a culture of intellectual curiosity and continuous leaning to meet self and team individual development goals

  • Collaborate with other Finance, Business leaders and other finance colleagues within the business and Cargill

  • Support the transition of the organization to the end state organization



  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, or accounting

  • Experience in Management Accounting role (4 years’ experience in a Reporting, budgeting and analysis)

  • Demonstrated ability to create a culture of continuous improvement, process optimization, and intellectual curiosity

  • Ability to influence through analysis

  • High degree of computer literacy, advanced MS-office Excel / Access required

  • Working knowledge of SAP / Axapta or any other integrated ERP system (JDE experience would be a plus)

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letter in English today.

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Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Poland-MZ-Warszawa

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: WAR00233