General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 17-May-2023

Ref #: R-70121

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

This Finance Director role provides an outstanding opportunity to gain broad experience in the assigned Kraft Heinz Company AFH and KHI Business Units (BU). Incumbent will have exposure to full P&L and will participate in BU wide projects and initiatives.  Opportunity to own analytics and provide input on key strategies and plans across the categories within the business unit. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead key process in AFH/KHI organization (DR- MBR- AOP- ZBB)
  • Strategic partnership for AFH/KHI president
  • Lead commercial finance agenda and drive business efforts
  • Implement process and system improvements
  • Support US Zone-wide initiatives (e.g. M&A)
  • Drive BU planning and forecasting processes including monthly Kraft Heinz Business Management cycle (IR- EVP- MPR- Gap Closing)- major forecasts- Strategic Plan- and Annual Operating Plan
  • Analytical ownership on business results and achieving financial targets (e.g. trade opps/risks- A&C efficiencies- etc.)
  • Strategic planning- modeling- analytics and preparation of management summaries/ presentations as well as being the analytical driver on BU strategic initiatives
  • Cross-category analytics on pricing actions/sensitivities
  • Provide linkage to enterprise-wide process improvement initiatives and leverage best practices to improve- streamline and harmonize internal practices


  • BS in Finance- Accounting or Business Administration required
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Finance/Accounting required
  • FiT and SAP skills desired
  • Prior Category- Corporate FP&A and/or BU experience preferred
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills and broad business acumen
  • Strong interpersonal- leadership and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to work with little provision
  • Excel technical skills along with systems agility
  • Ability to recognize opportunities to simplify processes and create efficiencies
  • Ability to influence cross-functional team members
  • Strong Technical and Systems orientation
  • Motivated self-starter who can effectively work under pressure and manage multiple priorities while possessing the ability to lead teams and effectively work through others
  • Team player who manages collaboratively with the ability to influence management- in some cases without authority

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 - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact for assistance.