Full Job Description
The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.
We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.
No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally . Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy & Collaboration
We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day. As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.
Position Responsibilities and Relationships
This position has direct responsibility in the following key areas:
The candidate will be participating in defining the next generation Record to Report system strategy, roadmap and driving the execution globally.
Lead pipeline assessment process for the review and prioritization of all global projects
Will successfully deliver high profile, global projects delivering business processes supported by technology in the areas including but not limited to Financial Accounting, Project Systems, Fixed Assets, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Overhead accounting, Product Costing, Financial Planning, Consolidations, Treasury, Tax and Reporting.
Drive change within a complex organization, gaining alignment with multiple stakeholders across different geographies
Direct and control financial planning, budgeting, and reporting while liaising with the PPM team
Will lead integration conversations across processes with Sales, Manufacturing, Logistics, Customer service and other areas of the organization.
Drive gap resolution process in close cooperation with Global Functional Leads and Business Leaders
Drive implementation of a strong control environment and robust processes
Drive system support for tax and accounting compliance (statutory and US GAAP)
Bachelor’s degree (preferably in IT, Finance or Business) . MBA or MS is preferred
Minimum of 10 years of SAP functional experience
Significant functional knowledge and experience in the multiple Finance modules of SAP
Experience with S/4 HANA a plus
Demonstrated SAP cross-functional leadership ability
Demonstrates familiarity with overall Finance and Accounting business goals and objectives
Has led large scale ERP implementations with focus on Finance & Controlling.
Able to balance multiple priorities for themselves and their staff
Demonstrates flexibility regarding change of assignments, focus, priorities, etc.
Able to assess and judge staff skill levels and to delegate appropriately
Demonstrates the ability to assimilate new capabilities of SAP products
Expectation of up to 25% global travel
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity