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Operational Control Analyst

Louis Dreyfus Company

Company Description

Louis Dreyfus Company is a leading merchant and processor of agricultural goods. Our activities span the entire value chain from farm to fork, across a broad range of business lines, we leverage our global reach and extensive asset network to serve our customers and consumers around the world. Structured as a matrix organization of six geographical regions and ten platforms, Louis Dreyfus Company is active in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people globally.

Job Description


  • Consolidation & reporting of daily position(region) to global team
  • Profit/Loss on a daily/weekly basis to the DPNL team.
  • Prepare Weekly/Monthly Platform review (WPR/MPR)
  • Complete Month end flash p/l – with explanations fully understood.
  • Provide data for Magnitude reporting: C & S packs – PL & BS monthly
  • Prepare monthly financials & comments for Variances (ACT vs BUD, MoM).

Risk Management:

  • Consolidate of daily Positions of each origin & ensure no significant exposures/no unexplained differences
  • Consolidate Inventory & Open position management, valuation verification and MTM for compliance.
  • Consolidate monthly checklist of origins to ensure the mandatory controls are verified
  • Consolidate Market exposure, Credit Risk follow up.
  • Consolidate/Review & highlight foreign exchange exposures


  • Contract level accrual vs actual cost analysis, highlight any significant deviations.
  • Consolidate/Report Cash flow forecast, working capital management periodically.
  • Support Budget/Reforecast/Landing/Business plan exercise.
  • Analyze & report profit/Loss drivers, highlight any significant movements
  • Margins, Net Interest, G&A and headcount review & analysis (actual Vs budget) including central/regional allocations.

Control & Compliance:

  • Ensure no significant deviations from Trading to accounting pnl on a monthly basis.
  • Coordinate Intercompany volume & MTM reconciliations.
  • Participate in process developments and bring controls part of systems enhancements.
  • Monitor business operation process and update/create SOP to improve controlling and remove the overlap controlling points.
  • Initiate changing manual control to auto control, and defective control to preventive control.


  • Work with origin control teams, organize workflows, and standardize, implement best processes across origins.
  • Support regional P&L and control issues as required, contribute platform/regional reporting.
  • Support new projects and handle adhoc requests (if any).



  • At least 5 years of experience in Business Controller for Agriculture Commodities
  • Experience in coffee is beneficial.

Other skills (Computer Skills, etc):

  • Strong analytical and numerate skills. Commercial mind set.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities under minimal supervision
  • Be able to work under pressure, teamwork spirit.


  • Be fluent in English. Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

Additional Information

LDC in Vietnam has been certified a 'Great Place To Work', recognizing our focus and responsiveness to build and maintain trust among employees.

We were ranked in relation to criteria such as support for employees to reach our full potential, employee perception of leadership effectiveness, teamwork effectiveness, hospitality, justice, and equity.

So what makes our workplace a great place to work? We put our people first as our most important asset and greatest strength, engaging, communicating with, and encouraging each other to share ideas, discuss challenges, and ask for what is needed.

Inspiring and engaging our people to make a positive difference for the communities we touch and work in is also key. Our workplaces in Gialai, Ho Chi Minh, Binh Duong, Daklak, Lam Dong, as well as around the world, encourage new ideas for the company's development and growth - but also for support to the communities around our operations. Creating a safe, inclusive work environment where we can reach our full potential, and also give back to our communities, is central to the way we work.

We are proud to achieve the Great Place To Work Certificate which is fostering our inclusive culture based on trust that is the key to LDC's enduring success!

Diversity & Inclusion

LDC is driven by a set of shared values and high ethical standards, with diversity and inclusion being part of our DNA. LDC is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity, equity and inclusion.

LDC encourages diversity, supports local communities and environmental initiatives. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.


Sustainable value is at the heart of our purpose as a company.

We are passionate about creating fair and sustainable value, both for our business and for other value chain stakeholders: our people, our business partners, the communities we touch and the environment around us

What We Offer

We provide a dynamic and stimulating international environment, which will stretch and develop your abilities and channel your skills and expertise with outstanding career development opportunities in one of the largest and most solid private companies in the world.

We offer

  • A workplace culture that embraces diversity and inclusivity
  • Regular events that foster team engagement
  • Access to Training and Development
  • Hybrid work arrangement offered (availability varies by role)
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage and flexible benefits
  • Certified Great Place to Work