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Kraft Heinz, The Company
As one of the world’s largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic master brands like Heinz, Kraft and Planters. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like DEVOUR and Primal Kitchen. No matter the brand, we are united under one vision To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World . Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love.
Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people.
Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you’re passionate like us - and ready to create the future, build on a storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen - there’s one thing to do join us.
Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration
We’re not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It’s true Our employees are our competitive advantage.
As part of the Kraft Heinz family you’re supported to grow and achieve. You’re recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You’re given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won’t do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.
Role / Title : The Director, Head of Operations Finance - Enhancer, Specialty & Away for Home serves as the voice of finance in the BU decision making process for Cost, as well as the Pod as it relates to quarterly/annual reviews, monthly close process (including analysis and reporting), and development of the annual budget and five year strategic plan. In addition, the position supports productivity efforts within Pod operations. This individual also provides overall financial and reporting support to the Pod Lead and Director, MFG Finance. Additionally, this role owns the budgeting, forecasting, tracking, requesting, funding, results reporting, etc. associated with all projects within the BU and Pod, including Capex, R&D, Business Development, Cost out, MFG, Procurement, and Logistics
Manage Pod reporting process
Establish BU cost reporting process
Support BU president and BU cost lead as key financial data owner
Establish and maintain reporting cadence
Provide BU cost leader with completed reporting package, and facilitate Factory to Pod reporting meetings
Aggregate Factory (including MFG, PROC, LOG) reports and compile consolidated deck for Ops & BU Leadership review
Review report submissions and challenge assumptions, commentary and forecasts
Support accurate P&L and publishing of financial presentations ranging from consolidated financials, flash reports, and other reports necessary to help drive optimal decision making.
Prepare standard and ad-hoc analysis, driving insight on business gaps to plan and benchmarks.
Lead the monthly performance review and annual budgeting process
Serve as an advocate in financial planning and accounting matters (e.g., financial reporting, cost allocations)
Support Business by providing ad-hoc and structured reporting mechanisms to provide insight into costs
Improve Finance capabilities in order to improve value to wider organization
Identify opportunities to simplify, align, and improve Manufacturing processes, procedures, organization structure and make recommendations
Engage in M&A work, special studies, cost optimization strategies
BS in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration required M.B.A. preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of experience in Finance/Accounting
Strong business acumen, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills
Demonstrated ability to multitask and make key decisions, managing multiple projects concurrently with limited direct supervision.
Ability to influence cross-functional team members
Motivated self-starter who can effectively work under pressure and manage multiple priorities
Possesses the ability to lead teams and effectively work through others
Team player who manages collaboratively with the ability to influence management, in some cases without authority
Ability to recognize opportunities to simplify processes and create efficiencies
Strong Technical and Systems orientation, experience with Hyperion and SAP desired
Prior MFG, Procurement, or FP&A experience desired
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity