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.
Sr. Accountant – Contract & Technical Accounting
This accounting position will play a critical role in providing technical accounting support for the Company. This role liaises across multiple functions and coordinates the flow of information between multiple levels of management. This position will work closely with Procurement, Finance, Accounting, and other functions to ensure contracts are accurately planned, approved and reported. This position will perform accounting research in order to provide management with timely information for decision-making. The position will also focus on continuous improvement to align business processes with accounting requirements in a constantly changing environment.
Prepare technical accounting documentation for procurement, manufacturing, licensing, sales, and other relevant contracts as required to support the retained business as well as divestiture initiatives at Kraft Heinz
Partner cross-functionally to understand the financial impacts of the Company’s contracts, provide structuring advice and propose feasible alternatives early in the process
Facilitate the approval of contracts through multiple levels of management in multiple functions, using the Company’s global contract management system
Report the accounting conclusions reached to other members within the Controllership, to ensure the related transactions are recorded and disclosed accurately
Support the effective design and operation of SOX controls related to the contract review and approval process
Coordinate with separation management team, technical accounting, legal, procurement, operations, sales and other functions to ensure new contracts and amendments related to the Company’s upcoming divestiture are thoroughly reviewed, financial implications are understood, and accounting impacts are documented and followed
Research ad hoc technical accounting matters and develop draft accounting memos supporting accounting position
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting
CPA or CMA preferred
Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations
Minimum of 2-4 years of experience including public accounting with emphasis in SEC engagements (Big 4 public accounting firm preferred)
Ability to effectively operate in a fast-paced, complex global organization
Excellent interpersonal, communication and conflict management skills
Excellent analytical, teamwork, client service and leadership skills
Experience auditing or reviewing processes including contracts, desired
Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity