CA required at Archer Daniels Midland Company

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  1. Bhuvi Gupta
    Bhuvi Gupta on Mar 3, 2016
    Job Title Senior Manager - Finance & accounts
    Function Accounting
    Shift General Shift
    External Job Description Senior Manager – Finance & Accounts
    Location - Dharwad

    Position Summary:
    The Company is seeking a Manager for a role in the HO, Dharwad. The oilseeds process involves converting various beans and seeds (soybean, sunflower, mustard) into oil, meal and other value added products. This successful candidate will play a key leadership role within the group by working closely with the Country Finance Controller to set direction for the plant, complete the monthly close process, analyze and communicate monthly results, coach and develop colleagues and identify projects and opportunities for improvement.

    Job Requirements:

    • Chartered Accountant
    • 7+ years of experience in plant operations, import and export accounting
    • Strong analytical abilities, initiative and problem solving skills necessary to adapt to a rapidly changing multi-location environment
    • Ability to learn quickly and produce results, sometimes under pressure due to impending deadlines
    • Effective oral and written communication skills as well as ability to interface with various levels of office, and plant management
    • Proficient using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access)
    • Ability to function independently as well as lead in a team environment
    • Proficiency in MIS for Plants, Budgeting, Reporting
    • Understanding of various compliance like TDS, return filing, PF filing
    • General understanding of export/import documentation requirements
    • Ability to interact with and address issues raised by internal and statutory audit teams
    • Excellence in Indian Accounting Standards and basic understanding of UGAAP

    Responsibilities & Opportunities:
    The successful candidate will have the opportunity for professional and career development in the following areas:

    • Supervise the monthly close of ADM’s oilseed plants and P&Ls; includes understanding and reviewing all necessary journal entries, analyzing cost & P&L variances, reviewing yields and other key metrics, and investigating unusual items
    • Opportunity to understand and apply various US GAAP accounting standards and ADM policies, including those related to fair value measure inventory valuation, foreign currency, and Intercompany
    • Lead and develop a team of managers; includes setting goals, creating personal development plans, and providing performance feedback
    • Regular communication and interaction with various levels of Commercial management based in HO and outlying locations
    • Effectively delegate and review normal monthly accounting duties including balance sheet reconciliations and various system reports
    • Work with the controller to identify and lead process improvement projects both within this division and pertaining to the entire oilseeds operations
    • Opportunity to work with Decatur accounting to support the financial reporting process
    • Actively participate in the annual review/revision of Key Financial Controls (SOX requirements) and work to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls
    Travel is required to perform location visits at facilities

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