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.
Associate Director, Central PPM – Sales Finance
The Associate Director, central PPM – Sales Finance role serve as the control tower for Sales Finance group, bringing visibility and insights to Sales leadership to support in decision making process. This role is responsible for monthly reporting, Annual Operation Plan process, and provides overall financial and reporting support to the Head of Sales and Sales CFO.
Oversees Customer P&L monthly close process and reporting as well as ZBB MEC and forecast routines
Oversees Daily Sales Reporting that goes out to total Sales Org and Senior leadership in Company
Support annual end hierarchy change process and ensure least disruption to Sales planning and reporting
Own development and implementation of the Annual Operating Plan – align AOP principles with Business Unit, Revenue Management, BBP teams and own process development for BU Cascade to Sales, manage Sales Check Point templates for Sales internal AOP meetings
Work with Revenue Management group on developing annual Trade Control routines and KPIs for total US Sales Organization
Continuous improvement in routines and processes through collaboration with Area Finance leads and feedback from cross-functional groups
Ad hoc financial analysis required by Senior leadership
Develop and maintain tools, capabilities and R&R to translate financial data into solutions that can be used by Area Sales Finance group to impact their respective Sales Area
Support in Sales Area level MBR and total US MBR process
Coaches and develops direct reports to be trusted financial business partners.
Collaborates with finance peers across the US Zone to identify best practices and opportunities to replicate within US Sales.
Bachelor’s degree required
10-12 years of related experience in Finance/Accounting
strong analytical abilities, financial acumen
Exceptional communication skills with ability to deliver executive-level presentations
Previous experience leading a team
Ability to influence cross-functional team members.
Strong technical and systems orientation.
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.
M.B.A. or advanced degree preferred.
Prior experience supporting a CPG Sales organization preferred.
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity