19/01/23

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join us as an experienced and high calibre Trade Accountant to work in a truly global environment to control and report high quality and value adding financial information related to commercial activity. This is a key role in an exciting part of the business, involving close interaction with trading teams, finance, and risk. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain a unique insight into the business. Our ideal candidate will have proven experience of operating within a fast-paced trading environment with a proactive approach to transactional activities, financial reporting, and control.

As a member of Bonsucro, all our processing operations and trading hubs have the highest sustainability credentials and we play an active role in developing the sustainability agenda.

Responsibilities:

The primary aim of this role is to manage the Trade Accounting for sugar traded in a variety of global trading locations.

The core responsibilities entailed are:

  • ensuring complete and accurate information is produced for Spec Book on daily basis
  • ensuring complete and accurate information is produced for FX exposure on daily basis and ensuring concise explanation for key moves in given periods
  • ensuring other day to day activity related to Trade accounting is carried out
  • ensuring a robust control environment, in line with Minimum Control Standards

The job holder will also:

  • actively partake in projects to bring improvement to the Sugar reporting process – P&L attribution, Balance Sheet analysis & Reconciliation to General Ledgers etc
  • review and validate daily margin calls with the exchange
  • undertake hoc duties as required

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Ideally be a qualified Chartered Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent) with solid demonstrable experience of both trade and financial accounting
  • 1-2 years of experience gained within a bank, big four or trade house
  • Experience of working within physical commodities trading would be desirable
  • Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports and projections
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • The role requires a well organised and efficient individual who can manage competing deadlines with strict time constraints
  • Flexible, proactive, and willing to take on additional tasks as the department’s workload requires

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