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The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

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As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 21 - Planning and Performance Management (PPM) - Commercial

Date Published: 22-Nov-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the role:

In this role you will be the Financial Business Partner to the NZ Sales Team by providing business and financial support in the form of planning- analysis- and reporting of trade spend and margin for the sales business.  Liaise with various stakeholders (GBS- sales team- Finance- Customer Service- Supply Chain- Pricing and marketing) and assist with business process improvements. Be the Key collator and communication of performance issues (early warning signs)

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure customer deductions actioned in a timely manner and compliant with company policy
  • Provide variance analysis to EVP and Budget
  • To the extent necessary- create journals during closing
  • Provide analysis to TFM and customer teams on channel performance and prepare monthly reporting
  • System and database maintenance
  • Provide support of planning (budget and monthly forecast) process and Strategic plan with Retail sales team
  • Coordinate between GBS and local Sales team to ensure clear communications and deliver result on a timely manner

About you:

  • Degree qualified in Business/commerce accounting (preferably CPA/CA)
  • Experience in financial accounting / planning / analysis (preferably in FMCG or Retail sales channel)
  • Understanding of transactional processes / core systems (BPCS/ Demantra)
  • Variety of software applications – excel- access- cognos- PowerPoint
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data to make recommendations
  • Ability to think strategically and translate this thinking into measurable actions
  • Ability to follow up- understand issues and their resolution- and work them through to completion
  • Strong presentation and communication skills (written and verbal)

Benefits program:

We empower our people to own their work- and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work
  • Free Food - our kitchen is fully stocked with our products for you to enjoy!
  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration
  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars
  • Volunteering – volunteer days with Foodbank- meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger
  • Keeping Fit – join our Run Club and sign up for discounted gym memberships & classes
  • Purchase Leave – purchase additional annual leave at the beginning of each calendar year
  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply

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