- Communication Skills
- Analysis Skills
Kraft Heinz, The Company
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Role / Title
The Analyst, Finance – Direct Procurement serves as the voice of finance in the decision making process as it relates to quarterly/annual reviews, monthly close process (including analysis and reporting), development of the strategic plan. The position is key to drive behavior in Procurement to pursue strategic pricing and better negotiations and will focus in subset of Direct Procurement (CoPack, Ingredients or Packaging). In addition, the position interacts with the Operations group to support productivity efforts.
Key Responsibilities include:
Monthly actuals reporting and support on MPR (Performance Review) routines for the Ingredients category
Coordinate monthly forecast process and inputs with buyers to ensure accurate forecasting
Partner with Procurement to identify and support savings initiatives
Support Ingredients Lead in ad hoc requests and quantifying financials that results in a clear message for leadership and buyers
Participate in Annual Operating Plan; calculate standard costs for ingredients and analyze YoY targets
Monitor contractual events (rebates, obligations, penalties) and hold clear, open lines of communication with Controllership team to ensure proper accounting
Interact with Risk Management on market trends and hedging strategies
BS in Engineering, Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.
1-2 years of experience.
Strong business acumen, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
Ability to influence cross-functional team members
Strong Technical and Systems orientation
Motivated self-starter who can effectively work under pressure and manage multiple priorities
Team player who manages collaboratively with the ability to influence management, in some cases without authority
Exhibits strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity