Cargill Value CoE Process Advisor(Finance) in Singapore, Singapore

Value CoE Process Advisor(Finance)

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.

Description

Position Purpose

The SAP COE Advisor will work closely with business partners and internal team by providing technical expertise and insight to execute and possibly lead highly complex process, data, and technology solutions. Candidates for this position are expected to be advanced professionals with substantial knowledge in the systems & process design and implementation space and have experience on low, medium and high rigor IT projects. Candidates are also recognized as a subject matter expert in a field or system/process area within the organization. This job requires experience managing relationships effectively with all levels inside and outside of the organization, lead others and/or projects, and drive results by determining objectives and approaches for the project. Proven change management capabilities are integral to all areas of the activities in this space. Additionally, they will proactively raise issues and collaborate with appropriate resources around controls to identify and resolve highly complex problems using innovation, provide process expertise, governance and make challenging decisions across extremely complex, varied tasks where problems are vaguely defined and strategic in nature. Activities will include business process management, process metrics, continuous improvement to help the Businesses/Functions achieve the business value from SAP and other technology enabled business transformation projects

Principal Accountabilities

1. 50%ERP Business Readiness

  • Current State Assessment - Assess Business Unit/Function current state capabilities across process, data, technology and reporting. Ensure that the current state work can effectively translate into requirements that the SAP deployment teams will require in Advanced Deployment phase of an SAP implementation project

  • Assist BU in understanding end state process and data requirements and developing a business readiness plan to further mature their capabilities to required levels for entry into an SAP deployment project.

  • Identify, lead and champion change management, communication, and training needs.

  • Provide ongoing coaching and guidance throughout the development and execution of the business readiness program. Assist in on-going assessments to ensure BU action plan is preparing them to levels required to meet SAP project entry criteria

  • Provide feedback and support to EPO and EPM to continue to mature our business readiness materials and approach to improve effectiveness of the program

2. 45%ERP Foundational Assessment Work

  • Collaborate with CoE colleagues and BU super users to conduct period health assessments.

  • Leverage assessment model to assist BU in identification and development of a continuous improvement project portfolio to ensure process Engage and influence business sponsors and users and contribute value to their targeted business outcomes. Indirectly and at times directly influence objectives and goals for a business unit or geography.

  • Collaborate, lead and champion change with key internal and external senior stakeholders, peers, and senior leadership members to ensure complex solutions are implemented successfully.

  • Lead, guide, explain, clarify, and negotiate solution options and influence business partner decision making to minimize the amount of project investment divergence from target architecture. Persuade stakeholders to accept new ideas, approaches, techniques, and standards as required.

  • Identify opportunities to connect BU clients with other businesses, functions or external companies to drive best practices and share knowledge across Cargill.

  • Lead the business processes in alignment with the BU PDT strategies and integrated roadmap that maximize value capture.

  • Work within our BUs and Functions to assess our current use of ERP solutions and one or more process areas. Provide expertise and identification/execution of continuous improvement activities to achieve our end state goals and value from our investment in ERP.

  • Provide support and consultation to BUs working thru continuous improvement opportunities with a goal of capturing value realization targets

  • Provide content leadership in the one or more process area to ensure appropriate localization design decisions are consistent across BU’s/Functions, change management is incorporated, and appropriate controls/governance are implemented

3. 5% Other Project Delivery Responsibilities (may include some or all of the following)

  • Manage workload and priorities to deliver agreed upon project milestones and objectives set by the business unit or function within one or more countries.

  • Prepare high and detailed level estimations of effort in order to achieve a preferred solution

  • Provide subject matter expertise in one or more system or applications.

  • Lead and mentor less experienced staff.

  • Lead functional teams or projects as required.

  • Work across process and technology teams to identify and resolve highly complex and ambiguous issues where answers are not readily apparent and manage inter-dependencies between integration points.

  • Serve as a Major Process liaison with the BU’s/Functions and the broader Global IT and Shared Services functions

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 10 years of business experience or related IT experience on medium to large scale projects

  • 5 years SAP experience

  • 3 years experience in continuous and process improvement projects

  • Established subject matter expert in one or more of the following process areasCommercial/Sales, CTRM

  • Good knowledge of the end-to-end execution process of commodity contracts, including physical and futures trades

  • Good understanding of different aspects of pricing, settlement, billing and accounting treatment of commodity contract

  • Good understanding of commodity risk reporting: position, mark to market, traders PNL

  • Respected as a thought leader in one or more business process areas

  • Experienced working with ambiguity and a fast paced and changing environment

  • Proven conflict resolution skills

  • Strong problem solving/decision-making skills

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Project Management tools and practices in a daily setting

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships, influencing and leading others at all levels of the organization and cross-function/platform

  • Strong written, verbal, and facilitation skills and the ability to communicate technical and business information effectively to both technical and non-technical people

  • Established skills in identifying needs, developing and applying strategies to address change management issues

  • Ability to travel up to 30%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in IT, Business, or other related fiel

  • Prior working experience in Financial Analysis and Commodity management space

  • Prior SAP deployment experience

  • Experience working with leveraged resource

Job Information Technology

Primary Location Singapore-Singapore-Singapore

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SIN01389