General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 05-Apr-2024

Ref #: R-81173

Description & Requirements

This role provides commercial support to the Head of Finance and Foodservice & Export team across the following main areas:

  • Financial planning, budgeting and forecasting;
  • Financial analysis and month-end reporting;
  • Financial modelling, calculation of financial outcome under different scenarios;
  • Process improvement and business insights


  • Assisting in completion of monthly financial forecast/ budgeting cycle, including engaging with the key stakeholders to ensure the Sales Plan is accurately recorded in the financial system with the following key areas of focus:
    • Mix: engaging with the Sales Team and Demand Planners to ensure volume/mix is correctly captured within distribution channels and product categories; providing insights to key variances versus the Budget and comparable periods;
    • Pricing/COGS: ensuring all rates in the financial forecast are up to date and engaging with the relevant teams to action system corrections as required;
    • Deals: working with the sales team to ensure all deals are loaded into the system and variances to the Budget are explained;
    • Manually load any other variances into the system to align to the Sales Plan.
  • Assisting in Month-end analysis and reporting, ensuring reliability and completeness of data in the GL and data warehouse:
    • Running preliminary analysis to identify key variances to the Sales plan: volume/ mix/ price/ deals/ etc;
    • Analysis of Marketing and Fixed Selling costs;
    • Liaising with the accounting team to ensure all accruals are timely and accurately recorded; preparing month-end journals as required;
    • Helping with building various presentations to the wider business 
  • Assisting in other ad hoc requests/ analysis/ financial calculations:
    • New Business wins and range extensions;
    • New product development;
    • Marketing activities etc.
  • Making recommendations and driving through for results that improve the business processes and free up resources.
  • Performing assigned tasks in accordance with all Kraft Heinz Food Safety, Environmental, Health and Safety, and Ethical and Human Resources policies, programs and goals.
  • Upholding the Kraft Heinz values and to work in a way that contributes to the company’s vision

About you:

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, business, commerce, and/or accounting
  • 2 to 3 years work experience that complements financial training
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite: Excel (macros, indexmatch, vlookup etc) and Access;
  • Efficient in working with large datasets: identify issues, fix, transform, upload, present;
  • Excellent written and verbal skills

About us:

  • Hybrid Working – Flexibility around when and where you work.
  • Pay for Performance – industry leading variable compensation offerings tied to company and individual performance on top of a competitive base salary package.
  • Parental Leave – paid parental leave for primary AND secondary caregivers.
  • Leave Options – Purchased leave, volunteer leave and LiveWell leave programs to give you even more flexibility to plan your life and spend time on causes that matter.
  • Great Place to Work certification in Australia.
  • In House Training Programs
  • Corporate Discount Programs & Novated Leasing – Utilize a range of discount programs (gym membership, health insurance, banking) depending on location.


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.