About Us

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!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

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

All posting locations: Beykoz, İstanbul, Turkey

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 02 - Accounting- Reporting- and Controlling

Date Published: 12-Jan-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Finance Manager – Reporting and Control to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Finance Manager – Heinz Gida AS lies within the Kraft Heinz MEA Zone based in Istanbul Turkey. You’ll be working in a high performing team- alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders. The delivery of Turkey’s Financial Reporting and Control will be your primary responsibility. You’re constantly looking for improvement activities within Turkey.  


In brief- you will be responsible for:

  • Managing day to day accounting- ensuring that all entries are booked and recorded on a timely basis in accordance with USGAPP and local statutory accounting requirements
  • Ensure completion of month end close process to group reporting deadlines including review and approval of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Maintenance of books and records under USGAAP and local regulations
  • Lead local reporting- VAT and tax compliance liaising with regulators- auditors and tax advisors
  • Implement process improvements and drive change by continually seeking to enhance and improve business processes and controls
  • Identify and recommend necessary changes in accounting systems to meet growing business needs
  • Liaise with Group internal audit on internal scope and tasks
  • Managing treasury function ensuring that Treasury Management and Banking functions operate in accordance with legislative- regulatory and organizational requirements
  • Completion of cash flow and forecasting including liaising with local and regional departments on FP&A activities
  • Partnering with commercial teams for monitoring trade fund spending and creating and monitoring full company P&L alongside with customer/channel profitability reports. Preparing and driving the commercial reviews with sales and leadership teams
  • Assisting in merger integration of finance function

Qualifications


Hard Skills
 

  • Education: Degree in Accounting/Finance – Masters’ degree- ACCA or CPA
  • Work Experience: 5-6 years’ relevant experience in financial & management accounting particularly FMCG
  • IFRS / US GAAP experience preferred
  • Prior experience of system migration- Hyperian and or SAP preferred
  • Managing people is essential and leadership skills is a must
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Excellent oral communication skills- good written communication skill; interpersonal and follow up skills
  • Proficient in Turkish and English essential

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills
    • At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent communication skills- to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • 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.
  • Curiosity- positivity & enthusiasm
    • You’re curious- positive and enthusiastic. People know you as the driver of the team.
  • Team player
    • Achieving results is nice- but achieving results with the team is simply the best. You’re a team player- which means you’re sometimes a leader- sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates. 

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);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;

Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know and we can set it in action!

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