General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 08-Sep-2023

Ref #: R-74426

Description & Requirements

Position Summary: 
Our Associate Finance Director- FP&A position provides an outstanding opportunity to gain broad experience across all Zones for finance and corporate strategy. The selected individual will have exposure to full P&L and cash flow statement and will participate in company-wide projects and initiatives- including refinancing actions- M&A transactions- investor relations- ratings agency discussion- and any other Board or Senior Leadership requested items. The role will be responsible for tracking regular company performance. There will be opportunities to contribute analytics and provide input on key strategies and plans across different business and functional areas.  Our role includes significant interaction with Senior Leadership teams across the globe- including the Global CFO- Zone CFOs- and VP of Financial Planning.


  • Establish and maintain Budget and Business Planning (BBP) routines – CFO Board Decks- Chairman Presentations- CEO Monthly Performance Reviews- and other ad-hoc analyses for Global CFO- VP of Global Financial Planning and M&A- and/or relevant Shareholders
  • Responsible for modeling the financial impact of strategic leads/recommendations
  • Understand and monitor market landscape and financial impact of changing consumer trends and update Vice President/CFO/CEO
  • Drive financial performance by leveraging cross-zone/cross-functional best practices
  • Support zones- countries and BUs by assisting in best practice development and increase financial visibility into results
  • Competitive benchmarking: Estimate financial impact of peer strategic approaches
  • Assist Vice president in development of Board/CEO/CFO materials
  • Will manage multiple resources- including at least 2 Sr. Managers and 2 Sr. Analyst


  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (i.e. Economics- Mathematics- Finance- Engineering- Accounting- etc.) is required
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in Investment Banking- Private Equity Consulting- Corporate Finance or Corporate FP&A required- prior Category- Corporate FP&A and/or BU experience preferred
  • FiT- Hyperion- and/or SAP skills preferred but must have exceptional Excel- PowerPoint- and attention to detail skills
  • Demonstrated strong financial modeling- accounting and analytical skills- as well as broad business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills with the ability to work in a high intensity environment- managing multiple projects concurrently with limited direct supervision
  • Ability to work with and manage a broad variety of teams
  • Ability to recognize opportunities to simplify processes and create efficiencies

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Office Collaboration & Hybrid Work Environment

We believe our office environment fuels our collaboration, connection & community as an organization and allows our employees to grow toward greatness. We also believe providing a more flexible and agile model is essential in today’s workplace. A majority of our office-based employees will be able to work remotely for up to two days each week. Additionally, employees who are subject to this hybrid model will be eligible to work from anywhere for up to six weeks in a rolling 12-month period (in maximum two-week increments and according to benefits and tax guidelines). Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in office depending on the role’s responsibilities and requirements.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact