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The Director, Finance – Budget and Business Planning provides an outstanding opportunity to gain broad experience in the Kraft Heinz Enhancers, Specialty, and Away from Home Business Unit. This individual will have exposure to the full P&L and will participate in BU wide projects and initiatives, with the opportunities to contribute analytics and provide input on key strategies and plans across the categories within the business unit.
Key Components of the role
Serve as an advocate in financial planning and accounting matters (e.g., financial reporting, cost allocations) and process improvement opportunities.
Represent the BU in the redesign of company-wide business planning process
Maintain scorecards of actual and expected business and supply chain performance.
Review regularly with the business unit and supply chain to identify risks and opportunities, and mitigation of risks.
Review actual cost allocation and branding methods to ensure that they are consistent and fairly depict actual costs incurred by each individual business.
Attend business unit board meetings, representing Finance
Liaise with other functional groups supporting the business, including Procurement, R&D, Logistics Finance, Operations Finance, Inventory Accounting and Supply Chain Management, to identify issues impacting the business and develop recommendations for improvement.
Coach and develop a team of FP&As
Bachelor's Degree and/or advanced degree in Business, Finance, Economics or related field
10+ years’ experience, in a complex environment with escalating levels of responsibility
8+ years of industry experience strongly preferred
FiT and SAP skills desired
Prior Category, Corporate FP&A and/or BU experience preferred
Demonstrated strong analytical skills and broad business acumen
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
Ability to work autonomously and think independently
Ability to coach, develop and help team prioritize
Excel technical skills along with systems agility
Ability to recognize opportunities to simplify processes and create efficiencies
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity