Finance Management Program Job
Syngenta 245 reviews - Greensboro, NC

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Division: Finance
Function: Finance
City: Greensboro
State/Province: North Carolina [NC]
Country: United States [US]
Position Title: Finance Management Program
Job ID: 4653

Role Purpose/Accountabilities:
Role purpose:

- To support the anticipated growth in our business and to ensure a sufficient pipeline of leadership talent Syngenta has developed the Finance Management Program. As a participant in our Finance Management Program you will spend three years in a dynamic and challenging work environment. Rotating across a number of finance roles in different parts of our business you will benefit from insights and experience. In general, assignments range from 12 -18 months in length. Participants may experience learning first-hand about decision support, seeing how a multinational treasury operates successfully, be part of our Group Reporting team that has to understand and communicate our financial performance, or experience some mergers and acquisitions work. These types of assignments will allow participants to gain the level of experience necessary to progress on an accelerated leadership track within Syngenta North American Finance. Rotations may include but are not limited to the following Syngenta location sites, Greensboro, NC, Raleigh, NC, Minnetonka, Minnesota, Wilmington, Delaware.

- Provide financial analysis and support to management of a business or other members of the finance team
- Support business decision making by the provision of robust, timely financial information that is communicated in a clear manner
- Prepare the financial case for investment proposals for review and approval by the relevant decision making body as a member of a cross functional team
- Assist management in the development of budgets, latest estimates and forecasts
- Support short, medium and long term financial planning and monitoring
- Facilitate the effective and efficient delivery of business goals with sound financial analysis and advice
- Coordinate month-end close process, including journal entries, reconciliations, allocations, producing associated analysis, and adhering to Corporate timelines
- Deliver high quality set of accounting data to facilitate group, statutory and tax reporting
- Protect Syngenta assets in country and represent Syngenta towards external auditors
- Manage group reporting and coordinate compliance processes in country
- Coordinate Finance services with outside service provider.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Critical knowledge: :

- Recent MBA/MS and/or BS/BA degree in Finance/Accounting or related fields of study.
- Aspiring CPA, CMA and/or other professional accounting designation preferred
- Understanding of Budgeting, forecasting and planning processes
- Understanding, interpreting and sharing financial results
- Commercial acumen a plus

Critical experience:

- 0-3 years’ experience preferred
- Demonstrated leadership
- Working in team environments
- Exposure to multination companies and processes a plus

Critical technical, professional and personal capabilities:

- Ability to communicate effectively in English
- Superior analytical and problem solving abilities
- Ability to influence and negotiate
- Solid understanding of basic accounting principles and reporting requirements
- Demonstrated leadership and aspirations for senior financial management positions
- Adaptable to changing situations with ability to handle multiple projects concurrently
- Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office; understanding or experience with SAP a plus
- Willing to work in a team environment

Critical Success Factors & Key Challenges:
- Individual who set ambitious strategic goals
- National and international mobility
- Stepping beyond comfort zones
- Manages performance to high standards and delivers high quality solutions
- Ability to work with limited or no supervision and in often ambiguous situations

Additional Information:

- Travel Requirements – 10%
- All applicants must be eligible to work in the US
- Global Mobility preferred

Openings available at various locations:
Greensboro, NC
Minnetonka, MN
Research Triangle Park, NC
Wilimington, DE
Basel, Switzerland

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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