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Cargill Procure to Pay Junior Analyst in San Antonio de Belen, Costa Rica

Procure to Pay Junior 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

This position is a key member of the Finance Shared Services Procure to Pay team. Team members are responsible for the end to end process of paying supplier invoices, processing of traveler expense reports and supporting the business units, functions and suppliers with invoice questions. Duties include working closely with business unit and function AP contacts to resolve invoice discrepancies to ensure timely payment of invoices, resolving supplier invoice inquiries and manage relationship with outsourcing partners.

Principal Accountabilities

75% Procure to Pay:

  • Responsible for processing invoices in any phase of the wholeProcure to Payprocess (Non Po related, PO related, payment) keeping them under control as per payment policy

  • Research statements, past due notices, disconnect notices and other miscellaneous mail and supplier issues

  • Research/problem solve supplier inquiries received regarding accounts payable issues. This includes educating the supplier on missing or inaccurate information on invoices.

  • Partnering with Cargill’s Business Units and functions to resolve any supplier payment issues

  • Completes task using less defined procedures and escalates issues timely toProcure to Paysupervisors.

  • Procure to Payaccount reconciliations.

  • Follow up on inquiries from vendors related to state of accounts reconciliations.

15%Business Partnering:

  • Effective and timely communication with BU/Function, Suppliers and Travelers as requested.

  • Provide finance support for BU/Function, as requested.

  • Participate in BU/Function meetings, as requested. Accounts Payable Support Tasks – Multiple support duties include; supplier check payment attachments, submit requests to update supplier records (name, address and bank account information changes), complete research on returned supplier checks, verify supplier payment information before approving wire transfers, analyzing aging of supplier account credits and various reports

  • Communicates with supervisor orProcure to Payassociate professional to remove barriers to normal process

  • Prepares reports/materials using complex administrative procedures for use by process stakeholders

10%Process Efficiency:

  • Meet all agreed KPIs, run and monitor reports as needed

  • Analyze root cause for discrepancies and monitor incidents/issues that impact regular role

  • ReviewProcure to Payprocesses and key internal control points to monitor alignment with the standard processes

  • Update process documentation as needed to eliminate future discrepancies

  • Initiate, suggest and demonstrate process improvements based on current expertise level


Required Qualifications

  • Technical degree or advanced student at college level in business administration, accounting, finance, engineering field

  • 1 year work experience in PRTP, OTSC or accounting.

  • Works well independently or in a team setting, comfortable moving forward in an ambiguous and constantly changing environment

  • Demonstrates analytical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications (Excel, Outlook)

  • Demonstrated commitment to internal control of company policies

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Motivated for continuous improvement

  • Belt in English B2 level

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Engineering or 4 years’ experience

  • Knowledge of JD Edwards General Ledger

  • Experience working in a Shared Service Center

  • Knowledge of SAP

Job Operations

Primary Location Costa Rica-Heredia-San Antonio de Belen

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SAN02656