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: 19-Jul-2021
Job Type: Regular
Description & Requirements
Our Marketing Accounting team is looking for a Senior Analyst to assist with the monthly financial statement close process and transaction processing of marketing related expenses for all of the US business units. As a Senior Analyst- you will perform monthly reporting tasks while serving as a key partner with Business Unit Marketing & Finance teams to ensure timely and proper recognition of marketing spend. You will also help ensure the appropriate execution of internal controls and policy/procedures governing operational and transactional accounting.
Partner with BU Marketing- BU Finance and Marketing Spend Coordinators to ensure successful processing of marketing purchase orders and invoices.
Perform various tasks to support month end close which includes- entering marketing transactions as well as preparing journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.
Perform quarterly accrual analysis to reduce over-accruals and calculate prior year accrual releases to the P&L.
Support all financial related audits including compliance- client- internal and external audits and SOX
Assist with the development of new processes- systems and/or policies (from an accounting/controls perspective) as needed by the business to support growth- business change- and/or “continuous improvement” initiatives
Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance- CPA a plus
Able to bridge communication across different towers (accounts payable- marketing- finance- & accounting)
Minimum 2 years of general accounting experience in a complex environment
Public accounting experience with a Big 4 or large regional firm a plus
SAP experience a plus
Superior written and oral communication skills
Ability to produce high quality work in ambiguous environments- analytically interpret financial information and improve business processes
Highly conscientious and proactively seeks to add value
Optimistic attitude and creative problem solver
Advanced abilities in Excel and PowerPoint
Technology savvy with demonstrated ability to learn systems and processes quickly
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity