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Assistant Director, Derivatives & Commodities Compliance (Open to Remote)

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Job ID 274748 Date posted 09/01/2023 Location : Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Job Purpose and Impact

Assistant Director, for Derivatives & Commodities Compliance (DCC): The successful candidate(s) will assist DCC Leadership Team and global Business Support Network in assessing, managing and mitigate commodities regulatory risks for assigned Cargill businesses with an emphasis on North American based businesses. The Assistant Director will play a crucial role in ensuring that the assigned businesses operate in full compliance with all applicable regulations and industry standards. This position requires exceptional attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with various stakeholders. These responsibilities will require knowledge of current exchange trading and delivery rules, primarily with U.S. regulators/exchanges. The position will also involve working with internal DCC teams to execute various risk management/mitigating programs. Knowledge of the physical delivery process and financial trading is a plus. Willing to train the right candidate.

Key Accountabilities

•            Collaborate with senior management for the businesses on complex issues and regulatory reviews.

•            Support Regulatory inquiries: Conduct reviews into potential compliance issues, prepare responses, and recommend appropriate corrective actions.

•            Advise on regulatory guidelines relating to futures trading, new business, and regulatory initiatives.

•            Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement compliance training programs for assigned businesses, ensuring a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and best practices.

•            Review, act as a subject matter expert and assist in the approval process of Compliance policies.

•            Guide and advise business on Product Approval Forms (PAFs)

•            Experience in coordinating stakeholders in various functions to obtain consensus.

•            Coordinate interactions (calls, interviews) with the businesses and regulators

•            Prepare presentations and deliver to senior management.

•            Be able to handle a fast-paced environment.


Minimum Qualification

•            Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent experience

•            Minimum of 8+ years of work or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

•            Knowledge of Cargill or related businesses (especially CASC NA, Protein, and Cargill Risk Management)

•            Experience working with licensed entities (Swap Dealers, Commodity Trading Advisors, Commodity Pool Operators)

•            Knowledge of commodities delivery process

•            Experience working with self-regulatory organizations.

•            Experience in regulatory compliance and derivatives

•            Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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