Monsanto Financial Planning and Business Analyst (ML) in SANTA FE, Mexico

Financial Planning and Business Analyst

Position´s objective

Coordinate the FP&A team to ensure the reliability of financial information and give visibility to the LLT and managers regarding the main indicators of the company on a monthly basis, report changes to allow proper decision making. Corporate communication. Support the financial analysis for LAN Region across Corn, Cotton, Specialty Crops, and Crop Protection including pricing, product launches, and long range strategic planning across germplasm, traits, and treatment. .


Consolidation and LAN business overview

  • Coordinate and communicate key business and financial metrics, giving visibility and guidance for decision making of potential risks and opportunities to business leaders and STL.

  • Coordinate the activities of FP&A team to ensure the exercise of P&L forecast and budget in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate the monthly presentation of P&L variances, actual vs forecast/ budget for LAN Region across Corn, Cotton, Specialty Crops, and Crop Protection.

  • Supporting analysis and preparation for recurring strategic reviews; enabling executive management to stay connected to the highest priority strategic initiatives across the business.

  • Coordinate and communicate key business and financial metrics and KPI’s to LLT, Monthly Update (LLT with STL), business overview, LAN Town Hall.

  • Leads ad hoc project requests from senior management which can be demanding in terms of tight deadlines and heavy workload.


  • Coordinate the activities of FP&A team to ensure the correct allocation and submission of the P&L forecast to the planning tool.

  • Ensure that the information reflects the reality of the business as well as ensure the alignment with the NA HUB.

  • Enhance existing reports along with making metadata suggestions to optimize financial reporting.


  • Support the financial analysis to determine optimal trait pricing and the impact on profitability. Design and implement analysis tool to interpret financial results of the pricing simulator tool.

  • Analyze pricing across brands to develop optimal recommendation.

  • Ensure all pricing decisions become part of the Budget and LRP models.


  • Support financial discussions with cross functional strategy team to develop assumptions for long-term strategies.

  • Coordinate inputs from brand financial analysts, including total mix, region mix and market funding.

  • Support the LRP model, including scenario analysis, Coordinate, analyze and translate annual pricing surveys into price simulator for SOM and price assumptions in LRP.

  • Presentation of the Long Range Plan to the LAN top management as well as the IBP (HUB).

Education, Knowledge and Experience

Required studies level: Bachelor degree /Desirable masters degree (Finance)

Experience required 6 years

Experienced areas: Financial Planning

English requirements: 100%

Experience as people manager (in years): No

Travel Requirements: 10%

Technical Competencies

  • Hyperion/ARC

  • SAP

  • Accounting

  • Financial Ratios


  • Financial analytical skills

  • Modeling skills

Organization: CO North America Monsanto51124890_

Title: Financial Planning and Business Analyst (ML)

Location: Latin America-Mexico-México D.F-Santa Fe

Requisition ID: 01RUR

Job: Finance/Accounting

Schedule: Full-time

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