Cargill Business FP&A Lead in Bergen, Norway

Business FP&A Lead

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 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.


Financial Planning & Analysis Lead (FP&A Lead)

Cargill Aqua Nutrition, North Sea

Salmon industry, International, Commercial, Strategic

In 2015 Cargill acquired one of the world’s biggest feed producers, EWOS. Following the acquisition, Cargill gathered all its aqua feed activities into one new group called Cargill Aqua Nutrition (CQN), present in 20 countries and with headquarter in Bergen, Norway. This role will focus on CQN’s activities in Norway and Scotland (North Sea).

The FP&A Lead will be responsible for providing analysis and insight into the direction of the business and proactively challenge the status quo. The focus will be on activities that are value creation focused and forward looking, like evaluating products and customers. The focus will be on how to grow the business and improve overall business performance.

The role is a key member of the business leadership team and will have dual reporting to both the Managing Director and the Group FP&A Lead. The FP&A lead will operate across Norway and Scotland and building relationships across multiple stakeholder groups will be critical to value creation opportunities.

We are looking for CFOs/Business Controllers with financial background combined with a deep business understanding and strong commercial and strategic capabilities. We expect the candidates to be able to relate to others with candor, openness and transparency and with demonstrated ability to influence at all levels of the organization. English and Norwegian proficiency is required.

We offer a challenging position within a successful growth industry. Together with our global reach and financial strengths, Cargill can provide continual opportunities for growth and learning. Our culture is unique, founded on strong values, with a noble purposes and very strong ethics. In Cargill we want you to thrive and succeed.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or other Business related degree

  • Minimum of 10-15 years relevant experience

  • English and Norwegian Proficiency

  • Demonstrated ability to develop long term strategic plans

  • Ability to integrate and interpret disparate sources of data using broad range of analytical data tools. Incorporates use of statistical methodology and predictive modeling techniques. Design, develop and implement value-added business analytics.

  • Demonstrate strong commercial acumen. Able to understand the business (products/services, customers, processes) and their key drivers of success (how they make money,what the business costs are).

  • Demonstrates high degree of curiosity. Invest time and energy into learning. Seeks different points of view and perspectives (internal and external).

  • Develops a strategic perspective by creating effective business plans

  • Relates to others with candor, openness, and transparency

  • Approaches work with a global perspective

  • Builds trust across multiple stakeholder groups

  • Experience and success in motivating teams for high performance

  • Demonstrated ability to influence at all levels of the organization

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to partner and engage with centers of expertise (like Tax, CFR, Audit, Controls, HR, IT)

  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Strong leadership, team building, and interpersonal skills

  • Proven track record of talent development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Business or Finance

  • Commercial experience

  • International business experience

  • Consumer packaged goods business experience

Job Finance/Accounting

Primary Location NO-12-Bergen

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: BER00426