Cargill Assistant Counterparty Risk Lead in Germany

Assistant Counterparty Risk Lead

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 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. Learn more at www.cargill.com .

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Assistant Counterparty Risk Lead

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience, Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 155,000 employees in 68 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more atwww.cargill.com.

Job location(s): Multiple locations in Germany are possible – the preference is Krefeld, Hamburg or Salzgitter the preferred alternative.

The assistant Counterparty Risk Lead will focus on Business Partnering with the Business Unit enterprise as well as supporting multiple Counterparty Risk Leads in their specific region.

This role is a local escalation point for CBS (Cargill Business Services) center towards local business in the geography and first point of contact for local businesses to raise areas for improvement, requirements, etc.

The assistant Counterparty Risk Lead is available to independently perform Customer Visits as well as manage and develop Risk Mitigation solutions on a portfolio basis.

Proactively perform in-depth Portfolio Analysis and share findings with the business and the FSS Counterparty Risk Team (CPR). The assistant Counterparty Risk Lead joins and is actively participating in local sales meetings and has frequent face-to-face interaction with business management.

As the central point between local sales, supply chain, customer service and FSS, the assistant Counterparty Risk Lead should translate reciprocal needs and suggest areas for Continuous Improvement as well as participate in its roll out and control phases.

This role is a backup for the Counterparty Risk Leadin the region for their activities.

Major Tasks

  • Developup to date awareness of the local market and commodity conditions and trends and be able to advise the business on areas for concern that support contract and risk management;

  • First point of contact and escalation point for CBS center and local businesses;

  • Know your customer, their environment, their profitability and advise on potential for additional business or on the contrary, presence of significant risk elements that should make the Business Unit revise the strategy with the customer in question, such as reduce contract exposure, payment terms, delivery frequency, etc.

  • Business Partnering with Sales, Customer Service Departmentand supply chain organization of the enterprises is key and the role looks to provide added value solutions through in-depth knowledge of Counterparty Risk processes and tools as well as business acumen;

  • Pro-actively advise businesses in their strategic direction by providing sector, country and portfolio analysis and share with the CPR team, supporting the team members with providing local insight and/or customer specific information;

  • Seek new ways of adding value to business strategies through sector and portfolio risk measurements;

  • Be in charge of locally maintaining and executing on existing risk mitigation solutions in place, on a portfolio basis and driven by business needs;

  • Responsible for credit documentation; negotiating and administering of bank and corporate guarantees, along with risk analysts and sales;

  • Coordinate issuance of letters of credit and document collection used to mitigate counterparty risk;

  • Be the central point of contact for Legal and Treasury departments to ensure guarantees and other credit support documents are timely set up along with business requirements;

  • Monitor expiry and coordinate enforcement of the risk mitigation tools with all parties involved.


Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • University degree in Finance/Economics or equal through experience;

  • proven track record of experience in Financial, Sector and Portfolio Analysis or Risk Management;

  • 5 years of experience in a complex, multinational environment;

  • In depth understanding of risk management and risk mitigation tools such as incoterms, payment tools and local contractual sales practices;

  • Experience in complex reporting;

  • Experience in a credit environment in similar role is a plus;

  • Excellent communication and influencing skills;

  • Fluent English and German (spoken & written);

  • Analytical with a keen sense of priorities.

Our Offer

In return for your expertise and commitment, we will provide a fast-paced stimulating international environment, which will stretch your abilities and channel your talents. We also offer competitive salary and benefits combined with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

Interested? Then make sure to send us your CV and cover letterin Englishtoday.

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Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location Germany

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: GER00100