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The Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global food and beverage powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $29 billion in revenue and is the 3rd largest food and beverage company in North America and 5th largest in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.
This is a role for someone who craves a global challenge balanced by the desire to be accountable for delivering against the model in the largest business unit for Kraft Heinz. It is both a strategic and a tactical position. Those that do not want to get their hands dirty or build out a function against a blank slate without buying pre-packaged solutions should not apply.
Role / Title
This role provides to Corporate and local management financial support, reporting, planning and analytical interpretation based on sound financial judgment and expertise. This position is responsible for developing product cost standards, analyzing plant performance, preparing weekly, monthly and annual forecasts and annual budgets. This position will lead the finance team in the Kraft Heinz Mason City factory.
Key Components of the role
This position is a financial representative and is responsible for maintaining the integrity of all financial policies, maintaining internal controls, establishing operating budgets, and accurately forecasting and reporting financial performance for Mason City.
Develop annual budget (AOP), ensuring accurate costs by department/cost component
Ensure completion of month end close requirements (journal entries, SAP, LPR) and monthly reporting of results including analysis of the drivers of results.
Establish and maintain internal controls consistent with corporate requirements and good business practice.
Provide leadership for financial integrity, strong controls and transactional activities, including LPR and SAP daily/weekly/monthly responsibilities.
Support department and plant initiatives, including quality and safety. Volunteer to lead or co-lead initiatives.
Participate on the plant leadership team and in weekly performance meetings.
Minimum Qualifications Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree Accounting/Finance or similar degree
Minimum 5-7 years Financial Analysis/Cost Accounting experience with emphasis in manufacturing preferred.
Experience leading a team is preferred.
Strategic Thinking Skills
Technical Learning Ability
Solid understanding of General Accounting and Cost Accounting principles.
High level of integrity and ability to maintain strong controls environment.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to work with information
Strong ERP and financial system background preferred.
Proficient with software such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, including the ability to create, modify and ensure accuracy of complex spreadsheets.
Excellent organization and time management skills.
Quality Orientation – Attention to detail
Adaptability – Maintaining effectiveness in the face of changing priorities and tasks, ability to manage multiple assignments.
Teamwork/Collaboration – Working effectively with those outside the formal line of authority to accomplish organizational goals.