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 - 22 - Planning and Performance Management (PPM) - Operations
Date Published: 14-Sep-2021
Job Type: Regular
Description & Requirements
This position provides product costing support for manufacturing sites with exposure to both External Manufacturing and Kraft Heinz owned locations. The position interacts frequently with Manufacturing Finance- Plant Finance and Operations and will provide insights into the decision-making process as it relates to the monthly close process- major planning cycles- and managing of general costs. This position will enable an individual to gain a thorough awareness of the product costing and its implication to Kraft Heinz’s financial results and goals. This position will also provide an opportunity to strengthen communication and organizational skills by working with multiple stakeholders. This position provides opportunities to identify- lead- and drive process improvements within Product Costing- while working in a team environment and provides extensive experience with SAP Material Ledger and SAP FI (General Ledger).
Lead in month end closing processes for complex manufacturing locations. Complete SAP Material Ledger Close Process. Analyze and resolve material ledger variances in monthly financial results in a timely manner
Actively participate in SAP Budgeting Process
Observe physical inventories at External Manufacturing sites
Reconcile Material Ledger Inventory Accounts to FI
Support assigned location(s) and BU management with ad hoc accounting information and analysis
Complete accurate & timely balance sheet reconciliations in Blackline
Maintain processes and procedures to ensure accounting- reporting and controls are in compliance with US GAAP and Kraft Heinz policies
Ensure adherence to cost accounting principles- SOX and GAAP
Development of new processes as needed by the business to support growth- strategy shifts- and/or “continuous improvement initiatives”
Develop/Conduct training sessions/materials
Work to ensure standardization of processes and adoption of "best practices" across locations
Ad hoc projects as requested
BS/BA in Accounting or Finance required
Ability to show initiative and help drive impactful decisions
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task
A critical thinker- analytical problem-solver with ability to interpret data
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills required
Excellent inter-personal skills and strong communication skills
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
Cost accounting experience and SAP knowledge desired
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity