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Data Analyst

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 155,000 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.


Position Purpose & Summary As a member of Cargill Corporate Audit, your passion for finding data driven and analytical insights will be a key enabler to the success of the department. As a Data Analyst, you will navigate the extensive production and analytical data environments within Cargill and apply that expertise in an Agile environment to provide value-added data analysis solutions. You will have an exciting opportunity to learn about Cargill’s products and services in the age of digitalization and enhance your knowledge and skills as you participate in audits that span diverse businesses, functions, and geographies. You’ll also be able to develop yourself through a peer network both within and outside of Cargill. We are looking for a candidate with proven data analytics experience utilizing data analysis methodologies and tools to increase efficiency and effectiveness. This requires a strong partnership with business and function stakeholders to identify opportunities to utilize data analysis to identify areas of risk to Cargill. This role requires strong technical skills, curiosity to learn new business processes, a creative mindset, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.

Principal Accountabilities

40% Collaborate with auditors to determine data analytic needs for risk assessment and audit projects. Provide analytics or work with the businesses and functions to develop, design, document, and execute the required analytics. 25% Collaborate with the Audit Leadership to build and maintain internal and external dashboards and analytics for Corporate Audit and Audit Committee. 10% Directing, coaching, and allocating day-to-day tasks to team members in the U.S. and India as well as onboarding and training new data and analytics team members. 10% Lead the exploration and implementation of new and existing data analytic tools and techniques that will improve coverage for audit testing and risk assessment. 10% Assist in supporting our Audit technology environment. 5% Perform other activities, including process improvement initiatives and data analytics training for the department.


Minimum Required Qualifications

* 2 or more years of relevant business experience. * 1 or more years of experience with data analytics, business intelligence, and/or visualizations; using tools such as Microsoft Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx, Hadoop, SQL, Python, or R. * Ability to communicate and influence at multiple levels of the organization. * Demonstrates initiative and commitment for results. * Demonstrated ability to set priorities and manage multiple and concurrent priorities. * Demonstrated intellectual curiosity, desire to learn, discover and seek opportunities for improvement. * Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in English (written and verbal).

Preferred Qualifications

* 4-year Bachelor Degree. * Experience with large ERPs such as SAP and JDE. * Experience in designing, building, maintaining and/or supporting applications, infrastructure, or other technology. * Experience working in an environment using Agile processes. * Demonstrated project management experience. * Knowledge in SharePoint development and security.


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