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Compliance Analyst

Location Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota Date posted 10/04/2021
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CHS Inc. is a leading global agribusiness owned by farmers, ranchers and cooperatives across the United States that provides grain, food and energy resources to businesses and consumers around the world.  We serve agriculture customers and consumers across the United States and around the world.  Most of our 10,000 employees are in the United States, but today we have employees in 19 countries. At CHS, we are creating connections to empower agriculture.

Summary

CHS has an exciting opportunity in our Energy Finance group. We are looking for a Compliance Analyst / RIN Analyst to manage the RIN process for CHS and on behalf of specific Renewable Fuels Marketing Plant partners. You must be a detail-oriented, results-driven individual with proven analytical and problem solving skills, and the ability to organize and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a strong commitment to customer service and the ability to work in both a team environment and on self-directed tasks are essential.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and oversee daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly RIN processes on behalf of plant partners and CHS.
  • Act as a RIN (Renewable Identification Number) Agent to oversee and coordinate processes on behalf of Renewable Fuels Marketing Plant Partners.
  • Prepare weekly reports on Plant RIN positions and ensure all Plant RIN positions are maintained and accounted for providing the plant with the necessary RIN balances CHS is holding on their behalf.
  • Provide plant partners with monthly prepared RIN transaction details showing balanced to EMTS (EPA Moderated Transaction System) and all variances identified and explained.
  • Reconcile and prepare EPA quarterly and yearly regulatory reports under the Renewable Fuels Standard.
  • Ensure CHS annual compliance for all RFS standards, RVO (Renewable Volume Obligation), and exports/imports.
  • Provide all documentation of reports and samples for external RFS audit for final attest reporting to the EPA demonstrating program compliance. Document and resolve and EPA remedial action.
  • Assist plant partners with yearly Attest Audit including corrective action and preventative action. Answer any questions and provide backup documentation and details to the plant and auditors as needed.
  • Resolve RIN system issues and ensure daily controls are in place to maintain the integrity of thousands of transactions per month.  
  • Coordinate, recommend and develop automated solutions to current manual RIN processes.
  • Identify and implement system enhancements to improve accuracy, processing efficiency, and data integrity.
  • Act as liaison with IT and the EPA testing upgrades to EMTS to ensure all RIN processes and system interfaces work as expected and required. 
  • Ensure system SQL preparation to update and keep RIN tables in balance with the EPA EMTS system.
  • Provide analysis and support to the Energy Accounting Group surrounding RIN activities and compliance.

Minimum Qualifications (required)

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Experience in Data and Systems analysis
  • Proven analytical skills and problem-solving ability
  • Strong computer and organizational skills to include ERP or compliance systems
  • Proficient and professional oral and written communications
  • Must be analytical, detailed, organized, and able to prioritize and work independently
  • Collaborate across the enterprise with various stakeholders
  • Identify gaps and bring forward solutions to improve and streamline processes
  • Analyze complex data and provide insights and reports to stakeholders and leadership
  • 5+ years of experience as a Compliance Analyst, or a related analysis or operations administration role

Additional Qualifications

  • Lean certification
  • Familiarity using large ERP systems to include SAP, JDE, or other similar tool
  • Previous experience within the Energy industry or related to include regulatory and government compliance experience

CHS offers a competitive total compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

CHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective January 6, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires employers to conduct a pre-employment verification full query against the newly established License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse prior to beginning employment in a position that requires a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL). Candidates seeking employment in a position that requires a commercial motor vehicle license must voluntarily enter their information into the FMCSA and must provide disclosure authorization, at the time of offer, to CHS or an authorized third-party agent of CHS to verify the information.

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