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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.

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General information

All posting locations: Muscatine, Iowa, United States of America

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 02 - Accounting- Reporting- and Controlling

Date Published: 27-Jul-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the Plant Controller position in the Muscatine- IA 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 Associate Director of Manufacturing Finance and indirectly into the Plant Manager.

Responsibilities

  • 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 for the Lean Six Sigma Teams.
  • Manage and develop 1 direct report.

Qualifications

  • B.S. in Business or Accounting/Finance required- advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 6 years of experience in Finance or Accounting Management
  • Strong working knowledge of manufacturing operations- product costing- and systems
  • 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

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.