General information

All posting locations: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 02-Apr-2024

Ref #: R-80775

Description & Requirements

Category Finance Manager

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Category Finance Manager to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Category Finance Manager lies within the Revenue Growth Management and Category Finance team and is positioned in our Amsterdam office. You’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the Head of Category Finance and Revenue Growth Management. The delivery of sound and sustainable business decisions to define the future of your categories and its financial implications will be your primary responsibility.

In brief, you will be responsible for;

  • Providing financial reports and interpret financial information to managerial staff while recommending further courses of action
  • Analyzing day-to-day financial activities, business cases (all innovations need to be reviewed), strengthening plans and subsequently provide advice and guidance on future financial plans
  • Managing budgets & rolling forecast providing accurate and on-time information
  • Analyzing costs, pricing, contracts and projects’ actual performance compared to business plans
  • Developing an integrated business plan and ensure insights are delivered to the business leaders
  • Overseeing proper prioritization of business requests and ensure continuous process efficiency improvement
  • Analyzing promo efficiency for category and account and optimize promo plan based on these promo learnings 
  • Guiding Category and Sales team in executing the perfect promo plan and track on errors
  • Guiding Marketing in building business cases for new product developments by generating robust volume forecasts and translating these into financial impact on the business


Hard Skills
Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position

  • At least a completed bachelor degree (preferably in Finance, Accounting or Economics)
  • At least 5 years of relevant working experience, combining financial analysis and commercial business.
  • Advanced knowledge and application of Microsoft Office and MS Excel.
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Problem solving ability, taking on entrepreneurial challenges and simplifying the complex 
  • Interested in business and stakeholders, talks their language.
  • Able to work independently and be a good team player.

Professional Attributes

  • Confident / Ability to give pushback
    • You’re a go getter, you’re not easily thrown off your game, not even when you get resistance.  
  • Ability to Simplify
    • We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated, when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
  • Analytical
    • We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.
  • High pressure
    • You don’t get easily stressed by pressure, on the opposite, a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;  
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!


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.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.