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Cargill Travel Expense Junior Analyst in San Antonio de Belen, Costa Rica

Travel Expense 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 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.


Position Purpose & Summary

This position provide traveler assistance and education in regards to the expense reporting process, expense management system and cardholder accounts. Maintain, monitor and reconcile infrequent business traveler and airline central billing accounts and ensure effective control of T&E expenses. Ensure compliance to corporate travel policy by managing/reviewing the audit process, conducting audits of executive and relocation expense reports and researching questions/ issues from the auditors.

Principal Accountabilities

40% - Helpdesk/ Customer Service:

  • Provide traveler assistance with expense reporting process

  • Provide support of the expense software

  • Educate and train travelers and BU personnel on the proper procedures for expense reporting and reimbursement and also the past due guidelines

  • Reconcile, research and support credit card accounts

  • Research and resolve issues regarding traveler set-up or misapplied payments

40% - Research / Support of Audit Process:

  • Conduct Audit of submitted expense reports for each cycle end

  • Research issues or questions

  • Process executive expense reports

  • Monitor outstanding report process

  • Monitor cycle end processes, Amex payments and traveler reimbursements and JDE entry uploads

  • Monitor expense report exception process

  • Manage research folder to process expense reports questioned by auditors.

10% - Ensure Compliance to Corporate Travel Policy:

  • Review soft limit and audit flags to reduce risk and ensure compliance to travel policy and local tax and legal guidelines

  • Report suspected fraudulent activity to Corporate Security

  • Assist Corporate Security and Corporate Audit in review of specific cardholder account reviews

  • Educate BU personnel and travelers on best practices of expense reporting, past due accounts and traveler terminations

  • Monitor various reports for compliance

10% - Miscelleanous Travel processes:

  • Process infrequent Business Travelers Accounts and Airline Central Bill charges back to appropriate Business Unit

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues regarding batches or payment failures


Minimum Required Qualifications

  • BachilorĀ“s degree in Business, Accounting, Industrial Engineer.

  • 2 years of experience in Travel and Expense.

  • Proficient in English B2.

  • Proficient in Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Travel Services domain with world wide countries and their country tax regulation

  • Experience with SAP and/or JDE

Job Operations

Primary Location Costa Rica-Heredia-San Antonio de Belen

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SAN02759