RTR Team Manager


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Position Purpose & Summary

Cargill Business Services (CBS) is a multi-function center of Cargill Inc, one of the world’s biggest privately held organizations that clocked revenues of $120+ billion. The center provides high-quality, efficient back-end services across IT, HR, Finance, Transport & Logistics, Strategic Sourcing & Procurement and Trade Execution with 5,500 employees. Please visit www.cargill.com for more details.

CBS is a global organization that envisages the accelerated use of shared services. Its purpose is to bring a smarter, more efficient approach to how we provide shared services to Cargill. That way business units and functions can focus on what they do best. These services are delivered in 6 Centers based in Bangalore (India), Sofia (Bulgaria), Nanjing (China), San Jose (Costa Rica), Uberlandia (Brazil) and Rosario (Argentina). 

This role is responsible for the oversight of day-to-day operations of the end-to-end Record to Report process. It provides a unique strategic and tactical opportunity to be part of a cultural shift in Cargill’s organizational, operational and stakeholder model in the shared services space.

The position requires substantial knowledge of the end-to-end [Record to Report], the ability to lead and develop a team, overseeing decision-making and problem solving, influence and drive change together with stakeholders, monitor and review KPIs and metrics, and lead specific projects to drive efficiency. It provides a unique strategic and tactical opportunity to be part of a cultural shift in Cargill’s organizational, operational and stakeholder model in the shared services space.

This role will report into the CBS Finance RTR Senior Team Manager.

Principal Accountabilities

20% People Management:

  • Build an engaged, high performing team and foster an inclusive environment
  • Accountable for performance management (quarterly feedback and mid/end year review), talent development and succession planning.
  • Provide coaching/mentoring and train employees on Cargill’s Leadership Expectations (CLE) behaviors and safety.

10% Stakeholder Management:

  • Build robust, credible business relationships with key partners and stakeholders as per engagement framework principles
  • Influence and manage stakeholders through the engagement framework providing proper feedback loops in a timely manner 
  • Work closely with the A&R Domain Leads and direct reports as per the cluster/country to strengthen the ways of working.

60% Manage Operational Performance:

  • Directly manage an operational RTR team delivering accounting and financial reporting services
  • Monitor operations performance on agreed upon key performance metrics. Implement appropriate action plans where needed.
  • Focus on driving quality with a view towards robust performance management, stakeholder feedback and active metrics management (Lag/Lead Measures)
  • Leverage business and accounting principles/practices, review and analyze financial statements to ensure accuracy and compliance.
  • Support an internal control environment (control framework) within CBS Finance, including risk mitigation, and the total compliance of all of its operations and services according to internal and external regulations. 
  • To ensure smooth migrations identify potential process risks, establish mitigation/control plans, and monitor the impact.
  • Lead through transitions and increase organizational performance – driving and embedding many competing initiatives

10% Drive Process Improvement Strategy:

  • Build a culture of continuous improvement and operations excellence.
  • Partner and align with the GPO process strategy by closely working with the RTR STM, RTR Process Architects and Regional A&R PI Lead.
  • Drive and support efforts aimed at (over)achieving metrics. Measure and monitor performance via consistent processes. Help to monitor and communicate Finance operational results in a timely and effective manner. 


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Accounting or Business Administration.
  • Fully or Part Qualified Chartered Accountant / Cost Accountant (CMA) with relevant experience.
  • 5+ years of accounting experience in finance operations work with deep expertise in Record to Report and related processes
  • Demonstrated ability to manage teams and highly adept at building resiliency within them
  • A Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Change agility: defends the necessary changes in the organization and helps others prepare for the impact and acceptance of such necessary changes. Progresses productively under conditions of change and ambiguity
  • Possess a strong customer service acumen and proven influencing skills
  • Self-starter with strong analytical, problem solving skills and initiative to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Master’s in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.
  • Managed stakeholders in regions and global environment with extensive experience working in a diversified industry environment.
  • Experience working in a FMCG, core industry.
  • Managed over 50+ people across the full spectrum of Finance and Accounting with a strong bent towards Record to Report.
  • Ability to work across diverse cultures and backgrounds.



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Cargill Business Services




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Rumiana Todorova


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