General information

All posting locations: Massillon, Ohio, United States of America

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 30-May-2024

Ref #: R-81435

Description & Requirements

Here at Kraft Heinz, we grow our people to grow our business, because we believe that great people make great companies. When you join our table, you can expect access to an array of holistic wellness benefits* and perks, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 7% 401(k) matching, Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to help foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging for all employees, an industry-leading total rewards package that emphasizes a high discretionary bonus.  *Benefits begin 30 days after hire for hourly employees, and immediately upon hire for salaried employees.    Get a peek into life here at Kraft Heinz through our Instagram and TikTok channels!

Plant Finance Controller – Massillon Plant at a Glance….

We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the Plant Controller position in the Massillon Manfacturing Plant. This position will lead the management, reporting and planning of the plants financial and accounting activities. Responsibilities will include budgeting, financial analysis, managing the monthly close process, financial reporting and helping to drive plant productivity. In addition, the Controller is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the financial records and safeguarding of assets ensuring a strong internal control environment in compliance with Kraft Heinz's policies, GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley. This position reports to the Director of Manufacturing Finance and indirectly into the Plant Manager.

What’s on the menu?

  • This role will report and present the manufacturing operation's financial results, risks, and opportunities to key stakeholders in a timely and accurate manner
  • Manage month-end close process within SAP
  • Reconcile Plant Balance Sheet accounts
  • Manage & maintain plant financial team-site
  • Provide cost forecasting and analysis, productivity pipeline accuracy and analysis
  • Provide thought leadership and insight on achievement of plant key performance metrics with a strong focus on cost reduction and improved operating efficiencies
  • Conduct self-assessment audits and manage all internal/external audits
  • Build and maintain financial standards (financial BOMS)
  • Identify and initiate process improvements
  • Lead corporate initiatives within the plant. Support Business Unit Finance as required with respect to projects including capital appropriations, new product development, and plant utilization/capacity/asset management issues
  • Provide financial support and tools to support the KHMS (Kraft Heinz Management Systems) teams
  • Manage and develop 1 direct report

Recipe for Success – apply now if this sounds like you!

  • B.S. in Business or Accounting/Finance
  • Strong working knowledge of manufacturing operations, product costing, and systems
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Finance or Accounting Management
  • Excellent analytical, leadership, and communication skills
  • Orientation towards details and result driven; proactive and self-starter
  • Extensive practical systems knowledge (SAP/Other Costing Systems, advanced Excel)
  • Demonstrated Project and Change Management abilities
  • Professional accounting designation CPA, CMA, CGA and/or MBA in Accounting/Finance would be an asset

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