General information

All posting locations: Wigan, , United Kingdom

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 25-May-2023

Ref #: R-70455

Description & Requirements

The Finance Manager role lies within the Kitt Green Factory. You’ll be working in a high performing team- alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the Site Financial Controller.

This Critical role in the Supply Chain Finance Organisation contains the following

  • Business partnering with Operational Management to control site operating cost.
  • Responsible for the analysis and financial management of the site utilities budget and ZBB.
  • Responsible for the production of the site financial packs and act as deputy for the Site Financial Controller.
  • Ensuring compliance with internal and external accounting standards and regulations including SOX.
  • Coordinate the PPE and inventory counts with the operations and engineering teams.
  • Liaise with Third Party Service providers to challenge cost structure and delivery of savings.



  • Month end financial accounting including accruals and prepayments.
  • Execute SAP month end cost of goods closing routines.
  • Preparation of monthly management accounting reports including variance commentary.
  • Weekly control of the site maintenance spends by business partnering with Engineering department. 
  • Managing the annual budget process including standard cost setting.
  • Cost forecasting and control for various areas of spend including site utilities and ZBB.
  • Developing and maintaining internal control processes and systems.
  • Leading the annual asset and stock count including liasing with third party audit requests.
  • Preparing the monthly balance sheet review including commentary.
  • Assisting the controlling team with annual statutory audits.
  • Working closely with other departments and stakeholders to drive improvements in financial performance.
  • Providing financial analysis and support to the business in decision-making.
  • Preparation and management of intercompany invoices for Heinz UK Manufacturing.
  • Deputise for Site Financial Controller.



  • Education – Batchelor Degree in a relevant field.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a finance role.
  • Part qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of Supply chain finance is an advantage. 
  • Fluent English.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Highly numerate and analytical.
  • Strong team player.
  • Demonstrates accountability and integrity.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels of the business.
  • SAP ERP experience is desirable.

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.