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Accountant

Istanbul, Uskudar, TR

COFCO International is a global agri-business with a clear vision, strong values and a positive culture, focused on being a leader in the global grains, oilseeds and sugar supply chains. We provide the food the world needs in a responsible way. Headquartered is Geneva, Switzerland, we are ambitious, with the right structures and culture to meet the world's increasing and changing needs. With 11,000+ people in 35 countries, our global portfolio includes assets across the Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and Asia-Pacific. We trade with over 50 nations, while providing farmers unique direct access to the growing Chinese market.

Job Purpose

As the Accountant, you will assist the Finance Manager & Business Controller in managing the financial information flow and to provide accurate and timely data to the management. You will closely work with the Senior Accountant and assist the daily/weekly/monthly tasks. Acting as part of a diverse business you will have the opportunity to work with all other departments including trading, operations, compliance, risk, corporate accounting and global controlling teams.

 

Responsibilities

  • Being the responsible person of the daily cash flow via allocating the transactions in SAP;
  • Making sure that the daily cash flow is complete and correct;
  • Analyse and investigate with operators the daily voyage P&L variances in regard to pending cash transactions;
  • Perform reconciliations of the accounting system versus the trading system and collaborate with the operators to close the completed voyages;
  • Control the physical contracts which are captured daily in the trading system;
  • Support the finance analyst with regards to weekly and monthly aging report, bad debt & legal case reviews;
  • Assist in the month-end closing and ensure it is reported timely and in an accurate manner (ledger entries booking, balance sheet integrity control, monthly schedules, etc);
  • Perform payment approval;
  • Participate in various projects such as SAP enhancement;
  • Liaise with internal and external auditors;
  • Handle ad hoc reporting requests from other teams;
  • Identify opportunities where possible in order to improve current processes.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance;
  • 1-5 years of experience in accounting, controlling or auditing functions in the trading industry, preferably in a multinational corporation or audit firm;

Strong analytical skills;

  • Highly organized and motivated;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Knowledge / strong interest in the physical trading;
  • Ability to think outside the box, with a “can-do” attitude;
  • Proficiency in Excel;
  • IMOS / SUN / SAP / SAP BPC system knowledge is a plus.

 

If you are interested in this job opportunity, send us your CV in English.

 

COFCO International is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.   www.cofcointernational.com

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