Regional FP&A Analyst

cargill Mechelen

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Job Description

Regional FP&A Analyst
Job location: Mechelen (Belgium)

As Regional FP&A Business Analyst your role is to provide analytical support for the global Malt business. Your position will be allocated to each of the four regions in which Cargill operates. Also, you will be tagged to a global function or operational area (i.e. Commercial; Strategic Pricing; Operations; Barley Supply Chain; S&OP). Your role will cover all aspects of the business where data analysis, ad hoc reporting or business discussion are required. Offering new ideas and business insights, you will work with the regional Malt Leadership Team and with the Malt Executive Leadership Team to provide business and financial perspectives and professional advice supporting an effective, measurable and consistent decision making process.

Major Tasks

Financial Planning & Analysis (Regional & Functional)
You support the Malt Management Team in the corresponding region and provide financial insight into the performance of the business
You identify, assess and recommend action plans targeting significant value opportunities contributing to the BU P&L
You work with the global Function or Process owner to align data and process to enable a meaningful analysis
You monitor and track operational performance, analyse, and call for action as required
You translate financial metrics into key insight for operational and strategic decision making
You support the preparation of the business plan, forecasts and budget
You provide financial and business analysis on projects and key initiatives including business case preparation and commitment models
You deliver results and drive for continuous improvement while holding others accountable

Process Improvement
You support the implementation of common processes and harmonization of data
You establish key performance metrics to identify gaps in the processes and opportunities for improvement
You utilize tools, benchmarking and systems to get to a more efficient and harmonized analysis

Ad hoc project support
You actively support the Malt Regional Leadership Team and the Executive Leadership team on business and financial requests and calculations
You collect, analyze and use information accurately and effectively to support decisions making
You support and actively participate in FP&A team projects and initiatives.

You have an University degree in Business Analysis, Business Economics or Finance. Having an MBA degree is plus.
You have 4+ years of Business Analysis, Strategic Business Development or Finance experience
You are fluent in English, both spoken and written
You have strong problem solving and analytical skills (deep-dive and high-level summary capability)
You have a natural ability to identify, assess, design, lead and follow up business improvement initiatives
You have demonstrated success in business partnering initiatives
You have project management, presentation and financial/business modelling experience
You have a proven success in leading change and challenging the status quo
You have demonstrated ability to interact with and influence all levels of the organization
You possess strong interpersonal and communication skills
You are enthusiastic and hands-on and have a can-do attitude
You have strong MS Excel skills and proficiency in MS PowerPoint
Having experience with modeling analytical tools (eg Business Objects, Tableau, SAP, etc.) is an advantage.

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.


About Us

a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 153,000 employees in 67 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at


You have an University degree in Business Analysis, Business Economics or Finance. Having an MBA degree is plus.

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