General information

All posting locations: South Korea, Seoul, Korea- Republic of

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 21-Nov-2022

Ref #: R-63595

Description & Requirements


Responsible to lead the accounting and financial reporting duties of Kraft Heinz Korea and manage Korea statutory requirements including but not limited to statutory audits and tax filings. Also responsible for the maintaining solid and sound controlling environment and SOx compliance by reviewing internal controls and performing required testing.

Principal Accountabilities


  • Take a lead and full responsibility for monthly/annual closing processes up to the submission of the financial results to global consolidation system of HFM and other supplemental information.
  • Prepares journal entries and reconciles general ledger and subsidiary accounts; prepares monthly financial statements and required reporting within the defined timelines.
  • Lead inter-company accounting/reconciliation and fixed asset accounting.
  • Manage internal/statutory audit and tax filing processes.
  • Coordinate with Japan Finance team for NEA (North East Asia) related reporting.
  • Ensure internal controls are robust and test them as part of the Sarbanese-Oaxley compliance processes. Updates all Sox documentation and lead new implementation of controls in the Company’s internal control system.


  • Monitor and ensuring data are recorded correctly in the KraftHeinz’s financial accounting system- including major data master and mapping maintenance and monthly B/S reconciliation (using Blackline system).
  • Supervise /Manage two accounting staffs mainly engaged in AR/AP and payment processes and ensure the daily accounting operation is sustained.

  • Supervise/support daily/monthly closing finance related activities (D&A- expenses- treasury and working capital).

(Extended finance scopes)

  • Analyze and present actual results to the management- especially for product costs and general expenses (fixed costs).
  • Prepare monthly forecast- especially for product costs and general expenses (fixed costs).
  • Support SCM team on data analysis including inventory provision.
  • Be knowledgeable about accounting system infrastructure and solve issues facilitating with IT team.
  • Engage in any company projects as required.
  • Other duties as assigned such as managing Customs / tax office audits.

Selection Criteria:


  • At least 5 years proven experience in financial accounting.
  • Good knowledge of US GAAP / Korea GAAP.
  • Business level English.
  • Financial ERP experience.
  • Experience of dealing with external authorities such as auditors and tax institutions.
  • Ability to organize own work- set priorities and meet critical deadlines.
  • Must be flexible- organized- able to work in a fast-paced environment- have good communication skills and the ability to work with people and project with a positive attitude.


  • Experience in process improvement is a strong advantage.
  • Experience in food or consumer goods industry and in dealing with inventory accounting and import process.
  • SOx experience is desirable.
  • Strong interest in developing career in accounting areas.
  • Knowledge of accounting operations (AR and AP) is an advantage.
  • Strong IT skills in Microsoft Office are required with particular focus on Excel.

About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.