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NA AS&O Controller



Accounting & Finance
Decatur, IL, USA
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

NA AS&O Controller


IL - Illinois

Finance, Accounting, Audit

Job Description

NA AS&O Controller - Decatur, IL

Job Scope
  • Controllers at ADM have deep technical knowledge in order to support the company's operations and Controlling function, in addition to having responsibilities for managing a team of highly technical and skilled colleagues. They are expected to develop and maintain good working relationships with business partners and deliver necessary technical and project-related support across the organization. Controllers must stay up-to-date on new regulations and/or standards which impact ADM, create and implement changes to comply with such regulations and/or standards, and be considered an expert in their field.
  • The NA AS&O Controller will work closely with the AS&O Operations Controllers, other regional AS&O Controllers, and other Finance leadership to drive standardization and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • The NA AS&O Controller is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of the financial statements for the region.
Job Responsibilities
  • Ensure monthly and quarterly reporting for region is accurate and fully GAAP compliant
  • Responsible for maintenance of full and complete balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with policy
  • Enhance and maintain a strong internal and operational control environment in compliance with company policies.
  • Provide US GAAP expertise to accounting and controlling teams for the region
  • Provide leadership for continuous improvement in the areas of financial accounting, standardizing and simplifying processes, internal controls, and internal financial reporting working closely with others in the Controlling organization, Technical Accounting, Governance, Tax, and other key stakeholders.
  • Directly oversee the NA AS&O Controlling team, being responsible for hiring, people planning, talent development
  • Responsible for Accounting memos for the region
  • Provide excellent customer service to key stakeholders ensuring proper execution of controlling activities.
  • Collaborate with other leaders to identify and implement best practices across the region.
  • Support annual review/revision of Key Financial Controls (SOX requirements) and process flows and work to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls.
  • Analyze financial statements and/or supporting schedules and communicate results to stakeholders.
  • Facilitate regional consolidation of financial results, disclosures requirements, Sox controls, and other reporting for customers as requested.
  • Support projects as approved to ensure standardization and simplifications of processes.
  • Drive continuous improvement through collaboration of thought, innovative ideas, and proactive behavior
Job-Specific Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting
Work Experience and Skills Required
  • 10+ years of accounting experience
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Proficient in Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Prior experience in managing multiple projects at one time and strong data analytics
  • Visualization and communication skills (to a wide range of audiences both technical and non-technical) is required
  • Strong functional understanding of ADM’s operating structure desired
  • Experience with Power BI and large ERP systems (e.g. JDE, SAP, etc) a plus
Excited about this role but don’t meet every requirement listed? Studies show that often applicants will self-select out if they don’t check every box. We encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this role or another one of our openings.

ADM requires the successful completion of a background check.


Benefits and Perks

Enriching the quality of life for the world begins by taking care of our colleagues. In addition to competitive pay, we support your diverse needs with a comprehensive total rewards package to enhance your well-being, including:

  • Physical wellness – medical/Rx, dental, vision and on-site wellness center access or gym reimbursement (as applicable).
  • Financial wellness – flexible spending accounts, health savings account, 401(k) with matching contributions and cash balance plan, discounted employee stock purchasing program, life insurance, disability, workers’ compensation, legal assistance, identity theft protection.
  • Mental and social wellness – Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and Colleague Giving Programs (ADM Cares).
Additional benefits include:
  • Paid time off including paid holidays.
  • Adoption assistance and paid maternity and parental leave.
  • Tuition assistance.
  • Company-sponsored training and development resources, such as LinkedIn Learning, language training and mentoring programs.
*Benefits may vary for bargained locations, confirm benefit eligibility with your recruiter.


Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are cornerstones of ADM’s efforts to continue innovating, driving growth, and delivering outstanding performance. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce and create welcoming, truly inclusive work environments — environments that enable every ADM colleague to feel comfortable on the job, make meaningful contributions to our success, and grow their career. We respect and value the unique backgrounds and experiences that each person can bring to ADM because we know that diversity of perspectives makes us better, together.

We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our industry, as we strive to ensure our workforce represents the world that we help to feed: people of color, women, gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities. For more information regarding our efforts to advance Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, please visit our website here: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion | ADM.

About ADM

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.

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