General information

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

Job Function: 04 - IT

Date Published: 01-Aug-2023

Ref #: R-72645

Description & Requirements

We are seeking a skilled and experienced S/4 HANA Central Finance lead to join our team. In this role- you will manage S/4 Hana Central Finance implementation and provide SAP Finance & Accounting expertise. You will work closely with senior stakeholders in business & IT and drive design workshops together with SI partner in requirements gathering- dispositioning of the requirements- and solutioning. 



  • Successfully implement SAP Central Finance modules- providing functional expertise- hands-on delivery- review customization needs- presentation- and training on SAP functionality. 

  • Lead business requirement discussions with business teams to implement S/4 Hana Central Finance solutions for the Finance area. Provide a strong technical understanding of the product and demonstrate its configuration capabilities to meet business needs. 

  • Map business requirements- processes- and develop KDDs for fit-gap analysis and WRICEFs recommendations to meet business needs 

  • Conduct complex and interactive solutioning workshops. 

  • Utilize strong knowledge of SAP implementation Activate methodology or other SI partner methodologies. 

  • Roadmap new capabilities and engage stakeholders to build the benefits case. 

  • Manage the internal & external project resources and also manage the RUN phase team for production support as a product owner for the FI areas. 



  • Have at least one full lifecycle implementation experience of S/4 Hana Central Finance as a core member of implementation and experience working in SAP S/4 Hana or ECC versions. 

  • Possess strong functional knowledge and technical expertise in FI modules such as General Ledger Accounting- Fixed Asset Accounting- Project systems- Intercompany accounting- Tax accounting- Journal entry tools like Blackline- closing cockpit- Finance Master data (including MDG knowledge)- Embedded analytics- and FIORI. 

  • Experience in Group Reporting implementation for legal/zone Consolidation or Management reporting. 

  • Showcase in-depth knowledge of S/4 Hana Finance and central finance architecture- including the ability to conduct CFIN system architecture design workshops and finalize proposed designs. 

  • Exhibit expertise in key mapping- business mapping- and cost object mapping framework for data replication from source systems to CFIN system. 

  • Strong business process knowledge and experience in business process blueprinting. 

  • Familiarity with SAP complementary tools such as Blackline- Read soft/Open text- Workiva- Celonis- Vertex  & Tableau. 

  • Deep understanding of SAP Landscape Transformation (SLT) and SAP Application Interface Framework (AIF) as part of Central Finance. 

  • Certification in S/4 Hana or CFIN certification a plus 

  • Experience in managing a team/direct reports.  

If you possess the required skills and experience and you are enthusiastic about leading SAP Central Finance implementation and driving transformation solutions- we invite you to join our team and contribute to our success. 


Travel: This position may require occasional travel- including international travel. 

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