Building a Better Plant-Based Future together

Middle Office Analyst

About us!

We are on a mission to help people eat healthy and to reduce carbon footprint through the power of plants! If you would like to join us, read on!

About the role

About us!
We are on a mission to help people eat healthy and to reduce carbon footprint through the power of plants! If you would like to join us, read on! Do you know your Kale from your Quinoa or the difference between a Flexitarian to a Regenerative Grazer? We are looking for top talent for an exciting new movement within the Food Industry.

 

We have a finance team which focuses on all aspects of supply chain and procurement activities. This involves more than forecasting, reporting and digging into inconsistencies of the raw materials necessary to produce all of Upfields products.  The reason is that currently a lot of new parts of the organizational demands are being set-up. We therefore are looking for a new colleague who is up for the challenge, and likes to contribute to the shape and function of the department. We offer you a position that is much more than commodity risk management. If you want to build something new and contribute to a cost effective production in all of our production plants, this is the job for you.

 

Your role 

Internal reporting

  • Support in the preparation of internal management reporting.
  • Prepare daily risk reports
  • Attend weekly risk management meetings
  • Fill-in for Middle Office manager when necessary
  • Assist in Month End and Quarter End hedge accounting reports

Governance

  • Support with the monitoring of compliance with the Commodity and Counterparty Risk Policy.
  • Support with the monitoring of Commodity function KPIs.
  • Support with the monitoring of variances between forecast and actual of commodity, exposures.

Commodity hedging

  • Support in identifying forecasted commodity exposures.

Counterparty risk management

  • Obtaining KYC documentation for new counterparties and proposed counterparty limits
  • Support in monitoring counterparty credit exposures.

Internal reporting

  • Support in the preparation of internal management reporting.
  • Prepare daily risk reports
  • Attend weekly risk management meetings
  • Fill-in for Middle Office manager when necessary
  • Assist in Month End and Quarter End hedge accounting reports

 

Reporting Lines

  • Report into the Middle Office Manager

 

Key Stakeholders:

  • Internal: Upfield Executive Team, Procurement Team, Supply Chain teams, R&D team, Legal team, Marketing team, Finance business partners
  • External: Suppliers: Commercial management and Top management (CEO’s) of Key Suppliers, Agents, professional organizations, industry networks, and others.

 

Travel globally for Supplier meetings, Industry meetings, project meetings and team meetings. Travel intensity as per job requirements

 

What you should bring to the table….

  • Master Degree in preferably Economics, Business Administration, Finance, etc;
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant working experience in banking or commodities trading
  • Proactive and personal
  • Enjoy working in teams
  • Strong analytical, planning and mathematical skills;
  • Highly meticulous with strong sense of urgency;
  • Must demonstrate high level of initiative, accountability.
  • Able to working fast-paced environment

 

Mission Statement
At Upfield our purpose is clear……Making people healthier and happier with great-tasting, healthy and natural plant-based products which are good for our planet!

Want to make an impact where it matters?

 At Upfield our purpose is clear: we make people healthier and happier with nutritious and delicious, natural, plant-based products that are good for you, our planet; and with packaging that’s free from plastic.

 We are the largest plant-based company in the world, and we believe in doing what’s right for our people, our customers and the planet.

 We’ve got iconic brands like Rama, Country Crock, Blue Band and Flora that people all over the world know and love. We’ve been a trusted category leader since 1871 and yet we feel like we’re only just getting started.

 Performance, Passion and Care define who we are as a company, how we work every day, and the responsibility we feel toward our Associates, our consumers, our business partners and our world.

 We have big ambitions to grow this business and we want to attract the right people – those that love what they do, thrive on responsibility and are looking for limitless career defining opportunities.

 You’ll have to enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and it will take hard work and determination; we will give you the ownership you need to make an impact. 

 You’ll have to deliver on the commitments you make. And we’ll give you the freedom and flexibility to do your job and build your own career. 

 If you want to make an impact where it matters apply now!

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