General information

All posting locations: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 23-Jan-2023

Ref #: R-65659

Description & Requirements

About the position

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Global Senior Auditor to join our Global Team in Amsterdam! This role is an excellent chance for someone who has an appetite for a challenge balanced by the desire to be accountable for delivering against the model for Kraft Heinz. The Senior Auditor is responsible for the planning and execution of operational and financial audits across Europe and will have an opportunity to perform/participate in the execution of special projects. The role is part of the team that is used by management for valuable activities including- but not limited to- optimizing and improving existing business processes and other advisory services. As a global team- there will also be opportunities to perform audits in Middle East and Africa- LATAM- North America- Asia- as well as global audits.

Key responsibilities:


  • Rapidly develop an understanding of business operations and systems under review and create clear supporting documentation.
  • Use computer applications to collect information for audit analysis.
  • Evaluate the system of internal controls to determine operational- business and financial risks.
  • Conduct thorough audit testing to validate that controls are operating.
  • Evaluate compliance with company policies and procedures as well as accounting standards.
  • Assist Audit Manager in preparing audit issues and reports for senior management’s review- identifying root causes of complex issues and proposing valuable/effective solutions
  • Assist Audit Manager in monitoring and supporting the auditee’s monthly progress against open audit points from past audits
  • Identify control weaknesses and related business exposures.
  • Perform assigned audits within budgets by prioritizing audit work and allocating own time to high-risk areas.
  • Coordinate audit work with other team members- and completes audit with a sense of urgency from planning to report issuance.


  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing by adopting appropriate communication style to individuals at all levels of the organization and remaining open to disagreement or new ideas.
  • Articulate understanding of business areas under review- and demonstrates thorough test work and solid rationale for potential audit issues.
  • Update in-charge audit manager on audit progress and potential issues in a timely manner.


  • Develop an open and honest working relationship with those being audited and maintain a calm and professional demeanor.
  • Share best practices- tools and testing methodologies with other team members- and contribute to departmental projects.
  • Assist in Corporate Audit initiatives such as training- presentations to management and setting of departmental standards


In this role- we are looking for someone who can be able to quickly learn and understand diverse business environments and develop and implement audit testing in assigned areas under the direction of Audit Manager or in-charge Auditor. Our ideal candidate is able to work with multiple business units and teams- complete audits with sense of urgency – from planning to report issuance- consistently meet set timelines- working efficiently under time constraints- and quickly learn and understand diverse business areas/systems.

  • Ability to travel 30-40% and willing to travel up to 50% as needed
  • Bachelor's Degree required (MBA is a plus) in any area of business or information systems- accounting or finance preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of External/Internal Audit controls experience.
  • Excel experience is required (ability to manipulate and analyze data)
  • Experience with U.S. GAAP requirements
  • Experience with audit controls compliance testing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Additional languages will be a plus (i.e.- Russian/Arabic/etc.)

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want 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 insights; if you have an idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!

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.