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RTR Global Tax Tower Lead

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 160,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


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 day-to-day operations of the end-to-end Tax Reporting 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. This role will report into the CBS Finance Regional Lead and will be part of the regional CBS Finance Leadership Team People Management 25%

+ Lead teams spread across geography and business units.

+ Coordinate activities of team members engaged in processes and sub processes.

+ Timely submissions of reports

+ Provide expertise for new process transitions within the tower.

+ Assess and intake new work from the Business Groups to deliver on high quality/low cost services

+ Build an engaged, high performing team and foster an inclusive environment.

+ Accountable for performance management, talent development and succession planning.

+ Provide coaching/mentoring and train employees on Cargill’s Leadership Model (CLM) behaviors and safety. Stakeholder Management 25%

+ Build robust business relationships with key partners and stakeholders.

+ Manage stakeholders through the engagement framework.

+ Partner with the Tax & Statutory Reporting Global Process Manager, Global Tax and the Accounting & Reporting Domain Leads to effectively and efficiently execute the end to end process Manage Operational Performance 30%

+ Monitor operations performance on agreed upon SLAs and key metrics.

+ Advise on appropriate action plans where needed.

+ Manage data governance efforts to ensure that relevant data is sound and consistent throughout the country/countries.

+ Efficiently and effectively lead delivery of Tax Reporting processes globally / regionally with a key focus towards Operational Excellence.

+ Focus on driving quality with a view towards robust performance management, stakeholder feedback and active metrics management

+ To ensure smooth migrations identify potential process risks, establish mitigation/control plans, and monitor the impact.

+ Manage the ongoing reporting of Tax Reporting risk management ) and ensure the data is communicated to stakeholders.

+ Support an internal control environment within CBS Finance, including risk mitigation, and the total compliance of its operations and services according to internal and external regulations. Drive Process Improvement 20%

+ Build a culture of continuous improvement and operations excellence.

+ Leverage vehicles such as Bright Ideas and provide insights via Lean Black Belt and Green Belt projects to ensure YoY FTE savings and process transformations.

+ Help to set site targets for annual improvement, drive and support efforts aimed at achieving metrics.

+ Measure and monitor performance via consistent processes.

+ Help to monitor and communicate CBS Finance operational results in a timely and effective manner.


Minimum Required Qualifications * Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration. * Chartered Accountant with tax and statutory reporting experience. * 12 years of finance operations work experience with deep expertise in tax and statutory reporting processes. * A Continuous Improvement mindset. * Ability to manage large teams and highly adept at building resiliency within them. * Possess a strong customer service acumen. * 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 or Business Administration. * Managed stakeholders in regions with extensive experience working in a diversified industry environment. * Experience working in public accounting, preferably a Big 4 firm * Managed over 200-300 people across the full spectrum of Finance and Accounting with a strong bent towards Tax Reporting. * Ability to work across diverse cultures and backgrounds.



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