General information

All posting locations: Lowville, New York, United States of America

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 21-Sep-2023

Ref #: R-74458

Base Salary Range: $72,400.00 - $90,500.00

Target Total Cash Range: $86,880.00 - $108,600.00

Target Total Cash: Target total cash represents this role's annualized cash earning potential at target (base salary + target bonus). Target total cash is contingent on targeted company performance achievement and individual attainment of performance goals. Therefore, target total cash is not guaranteed earnings.

Compensation Disclaimer: The compensation offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

Description & Requirements

Position Summary: 
Under the leadership of the Plant Controller- this Financial Analyst supports the financial planning and reporting processes for Raw- Packaging- and Labor at the plant and works to maintain the integrity of all financial policies- internal controls- establishes operating budgets- and accurately forecasts and reports financial performance.  This position shares the responsibility for the financial performance of the facility; therefore he/she must drive accountability and search for ways to bridge any gaps.


  • Support the development of the Annual Operating Plan (Raw- Packaging- and Labor)- including product cost standards updates- bridging cost changes and preparing all applicable AOP schedules.
  • Support weekly and monthly reporting of actual and forecasted costs (Raw- Packaging- and Labor)- including the development and distribution of reports to plant manufacturing management. 
  • Perform Raw material analysis around yield drivers and waste.
  • Analyze and interpret variances to target for direct expenses. Provide detailed report of variances and breakdown of KPI measures to plant management teams on a regular basis.
  • Help identify and quantify savings surfaced by Continuous Improvement and Production teams- ensuring the values in 4 Site are current and represent the team’s best thinking.
  • Perform various financial analysis/scenario studies.
  • Monitor facility’s accounts payable process to ensure accuracy- integrity- and timeliness of payments.
  • Ensure completion of month end close requirements (journal entries- SAP- LPR) and monthly reporting of results including analysis of the drivers of results. 
  • Provide oversight and auditing of operational BOM accuracy throughout the year. 
  • Be an active member and contributor to the plant leadership team- including training and feedback to users of financial information and support of frontline leaders. 
  • Establish and maintain internal controls consistent with corporate requirements and good business practice. Ensure inventory controls are working effectively.
  • Provide leadership for financial integrity- strong controls and transactional activities- including SAP daily/weekly/monthly responsibilities. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance or similar degree 
  • Good understanding of General Accounting and Cost Accounting principles
  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain strong controls environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills- ability to work with information- and strong technical learning ability 
  • Strong ERP and financial system (SAP) background preferred-  exposure to Lean Six Sigma is a plus
  • Proficient with software such as Excel- Word- and PowerPoint- including the ability to create- modify and ensure accuracy of complex spreadsheets
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Quality Orientation – Attention to detail 
  • Adaptability – Maintaining effectiveness in the face of changing priorities and tasks- ability to manage multiple assignments
  • Teamwork/Collaboration – Working effectively with those outside the formal line of authority to accomplish organizational goals. Exposure to Lean Six Sigma is a plus

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 that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact