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Finance Administrative Assistant

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Job ID 291516 Date posted 05/09/2024 Location : Costa Rica Category  ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES Job Status  Salaried Full Time

Want to build a stronger, more sustainable future and cultivate your career? Join Cargill's global team of 160,000 employees who use new technologies, dynamic insights and over 157 years of experience to connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive.

Job Purpose and Impact

The Finance Administrative Assistant will perform administrative finance support of moderately complex issues  to leaders across Cargill. In this role, you will resolve purchase requisitions, invoice payment coordination, invoice exception management (troubleshooting), vendor inquires as well as some leaders expense reports management and other finance related tasks in collaboration with different leaders and vendors. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Verify, request, collect and organize moderately complex documentation and data from clients and leaders to coordinate invoice payment process.

  • Provide customer service to leaders and execute purchase requisitions.

  • Review, follow up and troubleshoot invoice issue resolution with different internal departments while maintaining a close communication with involved parties.

  • Prepare reports and materials using established administrative procedures and apply knowledge of department operations, infrastructure and policies to perform moderately complex issues within the finance administrative processes. 

  • Handle moderately complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues under general supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff. 

  • Other duties as assigned



High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent (Mandatory)

Minimum of two years of related work experience (Mandatory)

Advance English 

Other minimum qualifications may apply 


ERPs knowledge (SAP, JDE preferred)

Excel (Intermediate)

Previous experience in Shared Service Centers

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law. Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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