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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!

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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.

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Our highest priority is always the health 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. This will enable our transition to hybrid work while maximizing the wellbeing of our entire team.

We believe the office is a critical driver of innovation, connection and development, but also realize providing more flexibility to our employees is critical in this new world. Starting in January 2022, the majority of our salaried employees will be able to work virtually for up to two days each week to create a more agile and modern workplace. Some jobs may be required to be performed fully in person depending a role’s responsibilities and requirements.

General information

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

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 02 - Application Development & Support

Date Published: 09-Sep-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

This successful leader will partner with the various Finance organizations within Kraft Heinz to build process and technology capabilities that support their growth and strategic agenda. For this role to be a fit- you must be a skilled relationship builder with the ability to work in fast paced and ever-changing environments. You should be able to guide the organization in the proper way to use new systems and be able to understand how new technology developments impact the company. This role will focus on the Oracle EPM suite of applications and oversee the daily operations. This will include supporting the business needs- coordinating defect and enhancement tickets- and tracking the budget consumption for third party EPM operations support.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and handles the Oracle epbcs applications to ensure defects and enhancements are delivered
  • The candidate will focus on supporting and maintaining the actuals- forecast and planning- and zero-based budget applications
  • Drive stabilization and handover to Finance- Shared Services- and Support Organization
  • Support incidents and migration activities using ITIL methodology (P1/P2 Incidents- SLA- Problem Tickets- RCA- Risk and Change Management)
  • Drive knowledge transfer to the ongoing support area
  • The candidate will be responsible for the successful delivery of projects delivering enhanced business processes supported by technology in the EPM space including zero-based-budgeting and FP&A budgeting & planning tools.
  • Drive implementation of a strong control environment and robust processes
  • Support business readiness (people- data- processes- procedures- technology)
  • Will lead integration conversations across processes within finance and accounting
  • Support change management activities for projects (Change Impact Assessment- Communications- Training)
  • Drive gap resolution process in close collaboration with Finance & Operation Support team
  • Be able to provide training to end users for the Oracle financial planning systems
  • Drive system support for EPM applications (e.g. Planning- Budgeting- and Forecasting)
  • Help manage third party vendors supporting EPM operations
  • Help maintain Knowledge Base Documentation relating to application design and/or admin processes for our EPM support libraries

Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Demonstrated cross-functional leadership ability

Domain Expertise

  • minimum of 5 years of Oracle EPM related functional and configuration experience
  • Proficiency in Hyperion Planning- ePBCS- FDMEE- DRM- or Oracle EPM apps
  • ODI- SQL- Snowflake is a plus

Experiences

  • Has led Oracle EPM (Planning- Budgeting- or Forecasting) implementations with focus on Finance
  • Can prioritize and balance multiple priorities
  • Experience in working with and running cross functional teams
  • Able to assess and judge staff skill levels and to delegate appropriately

Individual Skills

  • Strong leader- collaborator- teammate- and individual contributor
  • Strong communication skills with comfort in speaking with and presenting to business partners
  • Strong problem solver with ability to manage and own the team to push the solution and progress

Mindset & Behaviors

  • Passion to challenge the status quo and find new solutions and drive out of the box ideas – loves and adopts change
  • Believes in a non-hierarchical culture of collaboration- visibility- safety- and trust
  • Not afraid to “roll up sleeves”; seeks to go beyond comfort to learn & pushes teams to do the same
  • Empowers others to fail- learn- and grow with an experimental mentality to drive innovation

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.