Commodity Risk Analyst (278988)

Wayzata, MN
United States
Job Description

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 157 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Commodity Risk Analyst will be responsible commodity and foreign exchange risk reporting and trading profit and loss for Cargill’s North American businesses. In this role, you will partner with key stakeholders to deliver key controls, compliance, data and reports timely and accurately. This role is a unique development opportunity to experience various enterprises and businesses across the North American region.  

Key Accountabilities

  • Complete commodity and foreign exchange position reporting and reconciliation in collaboration with key stakeholders, and ensure any significant differences are resolved and communicated appropriately.

  • Monitor commodity and foreign exchange exposure and complete all financial reporting within deadlines and compare against limits, escalate breaches of limits, and get resolution of breach in collaboration with business stakeholders.

  • Manage reports and reconcile trading profit and loss by line of impact with key stakeholders.

  • Support compliance operations and monitor points of control.

  • Collaborate with back-office teams and perform supplier and customer processes activities related and ensure control activities are performed.

  • Drive risk management best practices and improvement activities.

  • Coach junior team members to ensure a high performing team.

  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of two years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Data analytics and visualization tools experience (Tableaux / PBI / Knime/ Alterix and programing tools such as Python.

  • Experience in finance operations with a knowledge of financial risk management and related financial processes


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


United States