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. 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.
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 and 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.
All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Job Function: 03 - Finance
Department: 03 - 02 - Accounting- Reporting- and Controlling
Date Published: 22-Sep-2021
Job Type: Regular
Description & Requirements
Role / Title:
The Manager- M&A Accounting is critical to ensuring complete and accurate accounting and reporting for acquisitions- divestitures- and other complex transactions. This role will conduct technical accounting research and document conclusions on transaction accounting topics to inform management decision-making. The Manager- M&A Accounting- will also review technical memoranda- monthly journal entries- and quarterly and annual financial statement disclosures prepared by staff. In this role- you will develop and execute plans to complete purchase accounting and carve-outs- and you will assist in the execution of integration and separation plans. The ability the understand the flow of financial information through all systems and collaborate effectively with many internal cross-functional teams and external specialists will be critical to success in this role. This is a high-visibility role- operating in a fast-paced- dynamic environment requiring the ability to adapt quickly and provide timely information to management for analysis and decision-making related to M&A and other complex transactions.
This is an exciting role in an elite accounting team that will be providing unique insights to deliver on strategic vision of the organization. The ideal candidate for this role must be team focused- highly analytical and detail oriented- as well as being proactive in dealing with multiple functions within the business. Deal or valuation experience is a bonus. This role will provide a high degree of visibility and must be a productive business partner.
Key Components of the role:
Assessing proper accounting and reporting for complex transactions;
Reviewing related journal entries and disclosures in SEC filings;
Coordinating purchase accounting and carve-outs for acquisitions and divestitures;
Assisting on integration and separation plans for acquisitions and divestitures;
Collaborating across our global organization and with external consultants to execute such plans; and
Conducting special projects- as required.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred;
Five years of experience
Three years of public accounting experience- with an emphasis in SEC engagements
Strong work-ethic and drive to learn
Detail-oriented with a high sense of urgency and exceptional organizational skills
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Proven analytical- teamwork- and leadership skills
Ability to work efficiently and achieve results- while maintaining high quality.
Location: Chicago- IL
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity