Full Job Description
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.
The Senior Manager – Strategic Accounting Projects will represent the global controllership in finance transformation projects at Kraft Heinz. This role is primarily focused on systems implementations across the organizations as well as the enhancement of financial reporting capabilities.
This is an exciting role in an elite accounting team that will be providing unique insights to deliver on strategic vision of the organization by creating enhanced visibly, reporting, and stronger process as the business evolves. The ideal candidate for this role must be team focused, highly analytical and detail oriented, as well as being proactive in dealing with multiple functions within the business.
Key Components of the role
Oversee the execution of projects to help optimize all elements of the finance function
Represent and oversee accounting execution of new project, solutions and deliverables for the rapidly changing Finance environment including but not limited to: Finance Assessment, Business Process Improvement, Shared Services Implementation, Post-Acquisitions Integration, Finance Automation, and Finance Transformations
Work with system owners who drive the definition, planning, and implementation of our core reporting business systems in Finance
Own the delivery and management of the prioritized business outcome roadmap and governance of approved technology investments for the enhanced accounting and reporting capabilities. Ensure that it aligns with the overall corporate direction and company vision.
Be the champion and voice of our accounting and finance stakeholders and have impactful relationships with internal business partners
Collaborate across teams. We are a ‘We culture” and win or lose as a team. Play a critical role as a liaison in creating alignment between IT teams and business partners. A collaborative attitude and ability to develop win/win solutions is essential to the job
Serve as a “trusted advisor,” and function as a key point of contact for IT and business stakeholders and helps generate the system roadmap for stakeholders
Provide thought leadership to business stakeholders in understanding emerging technologies
Strong understanding of Finance and Accounting function and the people, process, and technology that support the finance function is required.
Support internal, external and SOX related audits;
Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred;
Strong knowledge of US GAAP
Minimum 7 years of experience in a Big 4 public accounting firm or industry experience
Detail-oriented with a high sense of urgency and exceptional organizational skills;
Excellent analytical, teamwork, and leadership skills.
Ability to effectively lead, manage and prioritize multiple projects, while effectively operating in a fast-paced, complex global organization with shifting schedules and priorities;
Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills;
Ability to work efficiently and achieve high quality results;
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity