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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.

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We believe the office is a critical driver of innovation, connection and development, but also realize providing more flexibility to our employees is critical in this new world. Starting in January 2022, the majority of our salaried employees will be able to work virtually for up to two days each week to create a more agile and modern workplace. Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in person depending a role’s responsibilities and requirements.

General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

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

Date Published: 29-Jun-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Position Summary:

This Finance Lead role performs a wide variety of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) assignments- projects and coordination including: organizing and leading the monthly review process- monthly reporting- category analytics- innovation/category initiatives evaluation- forecasting and business planning.  In addition- the position is responsible for the national list price management for Kraft Heinz Away From Home and serves as the business partner for the Marketing team across all categories.  This role is also responsible for driving sustainable profitable revenues via pricing- promotion and mix.

Responsibilities:

  • Monthly Analytics Reporting- Innovation evaluation- and Portfolio/Pack/Price analysis
  • Development of portfolio initiatives together with the Marketing team
  • Strategic analysis and execution on initiatives related to market share- mix- distribution- and velocity- as well as National List price management
  • Provide team-thought leadership in Revenue Management via analytically based recommendations that are translated into business results
  • Drive profitable growth strategies by assessing- recommending and activating pricing- promotion and mix opportunities
  • Develop long range pricing- promotion and mix strategies
  • Lead pricing decisions with regards to base prices- promotions and other events
  • Lead promotion decisions with regards to trade investment review and guidance
  • Lead B2B contracts development and negotiation- often working with Sales and Marketing teams
  • Lead mix decision making by assessing optimal SKU and brand assortment to drive profitability
  • Deliver the annual pricing and trade optimization plans to management and Field
  • Lead monthly cadence routines as appropriate for Revenue Management- including monthly routine with Zone President
  • Guide the build of tools- processes- insights and systems capabilities associated with pricing- trade and mix
  • Work closely with the balance of Commercial Finance- Marketing and Sales teams
  • Assist with educating the Commercial Team on move toward profit goals

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance- Business- or related field required; MBA preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in a related Finance or Accounting role
  • Systems Knowledge: Advanced Excel- Advanced PowerPoint- Excellent analytical- NPD desirable
  • Must have well developed communication- interpersonal- and people leadership skills (previous experience managing direct reports strongly preferred) as well as the ability to interface with all levels of management
  • Strong initiative- detail oriented- high flexibility- and highly organized

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 HRCompliance@kraftheinz.com for assistance.