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Job Title: Financial Director​                                          

Location: Seaboard Overseas Peru, S.A.

Reports To: Managing Director                                                            

General Purpose

  • As a Financial Director, you will be involved in several activities including but not limited to, financial reporting, tax compliance, external audit, internal controls, treasury management, accounting system administration and relationship management.
  • This position will report to the Managing Director in Perú and to the Seaboard Overseas Limited Trade CFO based in the Isle of Man.
  • This position will oversee the Accounting, Finance and IT areas.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Review and timely submission of financial statements (Finpaks) in accordance with local and US GAAP
  • Ensure compliance with company policies defined in the Financial Accounting Policies Procedures manual.
  • Coordination and execution of annual External Audits and periodic Internal Audits
  • Execution of efficient and accurate closing procedures with appropriate documentary control evidence
  • Completion of Sarbanes Oxley required documentation to fulfill requirements of Seaboard Corporation
  • Responsible for annual budget process as well as monthly budget-to-actual variance analysis
  • Monitoring, analysis and reporting of relevant business KPI’s as defined by Seaboard Corporation, Shareholders, and Management
  • Control and implement Corporate and Seaboard Overseas Limited Treasury policies
  • Communication with headquarters in the Isle of Man for all financial inquiries
  • Lead contact with coordination of Corporate Treasury requirements
  • Primary liaison with local financial institutions
  • Oversee execution of daily transactions
  • Acquire and maximize efficient use of credit lines utilized locally
  • Manage all contracts, guarantees, comfort letters between banks and Corporate Headquarters
  • Control of cash flow management and reporting, as required by management
  • Manage and oversight of exchange rate exposure and communicate risks to management
  • Analysis and management of credit risk (customer credit lines) in addition to the management of accounts receivable.
  • Lead and contribute to IT automation and efficiency initiatives, oversight IT audits, control and implement Corporate and SOL IT policies.
  • Responsible for design and execution of internal control environment to ensure protection of and accounting for all company owned assets
  • Negotiation, implementation, and coordination of company insurance programs in accordance with local needs and company policy
  • Responsible for financial analysis of investment appraisal proposals, as well as coordination and compliance with the Asset Requisition policy and procedure
  • Monitor budget-to-actual capex spend for all projects
  • Manage all Corporate taxation (income, VAT, sales, etc.) in accordance with local practices and laws
  • Manage transfer pricing risk and preparation of annual Transfer Pricing report
  • Primary liaison with headquarters regarding all tax matters
  • Coordination of audit requirements for local tax authority audits (SUNAT)
  • Coordination and liaison with Corporate Legal and local lawyers to guarantee compliance with Corporate and local requirements.
  • Active weekly participation in Peru Management Committee
  • Management oversight of all local financial, accounting, and IT staff to ensure proper execution of all above objectives
  • Constant analysis of talent maximization and efficiencies within departments
  • The responsibilities outlined in this document are not a comprehensive list; additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time.

Education & Experience

  • 10+ years prior accounting experience required
  • US CPA or CA highly desired
  • Big 4 Audit Experience preferred
  • Experience managing a multifunctional accounting and finance department
  • Leadership abilities. He/she should gain respect from his/her team based both on technical and leadership skills
  • Experience reporting financials in accordance with US GAAP
  • Experience with implementing and maintaining an internal control environment
  • Experience with overseeing an implementation or upgrade of ERP system, with focus on systems integration, process improvements, automation.
  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English

Working Environment/Conditions

  • Travel will be minimal.