General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 13-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-79365

Description & Requirements

The purpose of this position is to manage the internal controls related activities primarily for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).

  • Plan and manage the timely completion of internal controls testing with the management.
  • Business partnering with the management in remediating the controls deficiencies within acceptable timeframe and
  • Lead and guide the management in the controls self-assessments and continuous controls monitoring (through data analytics and generation of exceptions reports)
  • Work with the business and other operational support areas to implement the new controls and/or control improvements until it forms part of the BAU operating model.
  • Develop, maintain and manage the roll-out of local financial policies and procedures to the business.
  • Develop and maintain up to date reporting dashboard for timely reporting internal controls & compliance activities
  • For processes with systematic controls weaknesses noted, to perform root-cause analysis and initiate the controls enhancement/process simplification projects.
  • Delivering financial controls training to uplift knowledge in broader team and business;
  • Ad hoc investigations.

Please note: this is a 12 month fixed term contract with the potential to extend!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage, execute and deliver the KH Internal Controls Framework and Testing Program.
  • Maintain comprehensive SOX test papers and supporting test evidence (electronic and/or in hardcopy form) to substantiate the test conclusion.
  • Review current policies, procedures (routines) and internal control systems to ensure they are up to date.
  • Monthly and Quarterly Reporting to Zone and Global Stakeholders ( Internal Controls, Controllers group and CFO)
  • Monitor own and staff ‘s tasks and progress on workload against deadlines
  • Work closely with internal and external auditors for coordinating audits and reviews

About you:

  • Degree qualified. Preference for Accounting/Financial or a Masters of Business degree although other qualifications will be considered
  • Big 4 preferred or internal control/audit experiences (minimum 5 years) with mid-tier or large company
  • Exposure to process analysis and documentation / mapping of processes and controls
  • Relevant FMCG internal control /audit experiences.  Alternatively, business knowledge of Kraft Heinz operations in other departments.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel/ PowerPoint and Visio
  • Proficiency in Continuous Controls Monitoring/ Data Analytics
  • Major ERP system exposure such BPCS/JDE/SAP

Benefits Program:

  • Hybrid Working – Flexibility around when and where you work.
  • Great Place to Work certification in Australia.
  • In House Training Programs
  • Corporate Discount Programs & Novated Leasing – Utilize a range of discount programs (gym membership, health insurance, banking) depending on location.


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.