General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 22-Nov-2022

Ref #: R-63660

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Manager- Corporate Accounting position will play a critical role in managing the accounting and reporting for pension and postretirement plans- stock-based compensation- and WHQ reporting from recording journal entries to providing required disclosures for SEC filings.  This position will interact with Treasury- Benefits- Financial Planning & Analysis- Tax- and external auditors. This position will perform technical accounting and SEC research in order to provide management with timely information for decision-making and analysis. The position may also assist in other areas of Corporate Accounting (e.g.- debt- leasing- derivatives)- as needed- and significant projects- which vary based on the Company’s business transactions and priorities (e.g.- acquisitions- divestitures- new policies- new types of transactions- training initiatives- benchmarking- etc.).

Primary Responsibilities

  • Accounting and reporting: managing and reviewing corporate accounting activity for pension and postretirement plans- stock-based compensation- and WHQ reporting
  • Preparing required disclosures to support SEC filings
  • Overseeing the preparation of benefit plan financial statements
  • Planning and analysis
  • Monitoring US GAAP and SEC developments and evaluating the impacts of new accounting and reporting rules
  • Researching technical accounting matters
  • Working with external auditors
  • Assisting with projects relating to M&A activity- accounting- and reporting as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations
  • Minimum of four years of experience; some public accounting with emphasis in SEC engagements preferred
  • Ability to effectively lead- manage and prioritize multiple projects- while effectively operating in a fast-paced- complex global organization with shifting schedules and priorities
  • Detail-oriented
  • Experience with SAP and Hyperion Financial Management a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and achieve high quality results
  • Excellent analytical- teamwork- customer service and leadership skills

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.

Vaccination & Office Collaboration Expectations

Our highest priority is always the health, wellbeing, and safety of our Kraft Heinz family. We require our office-based, home-based, R&D, and sales team members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a medical or religious accommodation.

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 - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for protected individuals, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact HRCompliance@kraftheinz.com for assistance.