Operations Finance Senior Analyst - AI Supply

Department:  Finance
Date:  May 21, 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for an Operations Finance Senior Analyst – AI Supply to join a leading agricultural sciences company.



About Us

FMC is an agricultural sciences company that advances farming through innovative and sustainable crop protection technologies. From our industry leading discovery pipeline, to unique application systems, to modern biological products, we are passionate about bringing new solutions to farmers around the world. For more than 130 years, FMC has been rooted in agriculture and innovation.


FMC is a globally diverse organization that offers its employees exciting opportunities to work on challenging projects that are important to the achievement of our strategic objectives. Your education and professional experience are valued and brought into use from day one. Your success at completing key initiatives can result in a varied, progressive and fulfilling career with FMC.


Our six Core Values define who we are and how we do business: Integrity, Safety, Sustainability, Respect for People, Agility and Customer Centricity. Collectively, these values guide us as individuals and as a team of 6,500 people around the world.


With a corporate culture of innovation, integrity, responsibility and customer intimacy, we foster “The Right Chemistry” in everything we do. We are looking for people to join us in creating, developing, and improving our products, our processes, and our markets.  If you are ready to make a difference every day, FMC is ready to talk to you.



About the Role

Based in the AI Regional Head Office in Singapore, the primary purpose of this position is to provide Operations Finance analytical support to our AI Sourcing business. The support will include reviewing operating budgets, monthly forecasts and actual results for the sites. Additionally, the position will include developing monthly analysis, reporting and forecasting for operating reviews, and providing explanations as necessary.  A critical component is working with other functions to fully understand both Tolling and Supply contracts in order to monitor price performance.


As a Finance Business Partner, you will be responsible to ensure your colleagues have a full understanding of AI cost structure and contractual implications on costs. This position will report directly to the Operations Finance Manager - AI Supply and will collaborate with key stakeholders in the Operations, Procurement and Supply Chain organizations, as well as our Finance Shared Service Centers in Manilla and Cork.

  • Work closely with the Shared Service Centers especially AP team to ensure proper recording Develop operating budget for Toll locations and the standard cost setting process incl. cost equalization
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly forecasting reports for manufacturing costs and variances within the global OFPA framework using such analysis to improve results alongside Business Partners
  • Prepare data for AI Sourcing Cost Center reviews with the Functional Heads
  • Prepare entries for monthly close activities
  • Collaborate with Procurement team to review and validate Toll agreements with particular emphasis on cost components for quarterly true up process
  • Liaise with Procurement team and 3rd Party Toller during quarterly cost true up process
  • Focal point for SAP system capability in accounting for AI sourcing – Toll, Air Freight, Cost Equalization, Toll WIP etc
  • Participate in ad hoc OFPA improvement projects
  • Follow the internal control book procedures and support SOX and internal audit as needed


About you

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance or relevant field
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in financial planning and analysis, product costing, and/or operations finance, within manufacturing/procurement (preferably the chemicals industry)
  • Experience with the financial reporting cycle including development of annual business plan / budget, financial projections / recurring forecasts and operations cost management required
  • Standard costing experience (preferred)
  • ERP System experience required (SAP S4)
  • Ability to build effective business relationships, and interact and communicate effectively
  • Strong English written and oral presentations skills
  • Demonstration of root cause investigation and continuous improvement mindset
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization and adapt to change as needed
  • Proficient in the Microsoft office suite to include Excel and Power Point


What We Offer

  • Exciting opportunities to learn and grow within a dynamic, results-focused and growth-oriented international business where your education and professional experience are valued and put to use from day one
  • A diverse and inclusive work environment where you can bring your whole self to work
  • Competitive salary and benefits package


See Yourself in FMC, Be Yourself in FMC: We strive to be an inclusive workplace where our employees reflect the community, are valued, find purpose in their work, and grow and contribute to their fullest potential. FMC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.