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Global Hedging Analyst

The Monsanto Treasury Team has an exciting opportunity available for a Global Hedging Analyst to join our team. This role focuses primarily on risk management of grain commodities and provides backup support for energy, raw materials and currency risk management. The position interacts with Manufacturing, Finance and Procurement teams and supports tracking and management of commodity and currency risk globally. The successful candidate will possess strong business, finance, analytical, relationship, and communication skills. This role will be trained as a backup trader for daily commodity trading activities for grain and currency and gain an understanding of currency and commodity risk market factors plus key business drivers.

Responsibilities include:

Required skills/experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field of study
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated results orientation --self driven with an "act as owner" mentality
  • Ability to communicate effectively and develop business partnerships with both finance and non-finance customers
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize work
  • Excellent organizational skills, along with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Business acumen and financial analysis
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge with compliance and financial controls

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • MBA or Masters of Finance, Accounting or a related field of study
  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with ERP Systems, SAP strongly preferred
  • Previous experience operating within a multi-national, multi-ethnic, multi-lingual organization
  • Multilingual (Spanish and/or Portuguese is a plus)