General information

All posting locations: São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Job Function: 02 - Procurement

Date Published: 25-May-2023

Ref #: R-70461

Description & Requirements


  • The Kraft Heinz Internal Audit Department’s vision is to add value by providing objective and innovative assurance and advisory services.  When performing our work- we evaluate risks- controls and governance processes. Further- we provide the board of directors- audit committee- and KH senior management reasonable assurance that the financial data used to make business decisions and to communicate to the public is true and accurate. We also identify business improvement opportunities (i.e. efficiency and effectiveness of operations) to make our business better.  We accomplish our mission by recruiting and developing talent for the entire corporation- providing high-quality services to support the department’s vision.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Internal Auditor will execute internal audits under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager and Zone Audit Director.  The Senior Internal Auditor based at the Internal Audit Center of Excellence (Brazil) will perform audits across multiple zones- including- US- Canada- LATAM  Zones as well as global audits.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct business process reviews so as to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over the business cycles;
  • Conduct business process reviews to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of operations;
  • Conduct reviews to assess the accuracy of the financial statements;
  • Conduct reviews to evaluate IT applications and the adequacy/efficiency of accounting- financial and operating procedures established for IT control purposes;
  • Determine compliance with established Finance and/or IT policies and Sarbanes Oxley legislation;
  • Prepare reports based upon audit results- audit documentation- and client responses;
  • Effectively communicate audit observations via update meetings and closing conferences with management personnel.


  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing by adopting appropriate communication style to individuals at all levels of the organization and remaining open to disagreement or new ideas.
  • Articulate understanding of business areas under review- and demonstrates thorough test work and solid rationale for potential audit issues.
  • Update Audit Manager and Zone Audit Director as needed on audit progress and potential issues in a timely manner.
  • Leadership:
  • Develop an open and honest working relationship with those being audited and maintain a professional approach at all times.
  • Share best practices- tools and testing methodologies with other team members- and contribute to departmental projects.
  • Displays leadership and project management skills to complete quality work on time with budgeted resources.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance/Business Administration- Accounting and/or in Computer Science- MIS- or other relevant field;
  • General knowledge of risk/control frameworks (COSO- COBIT) required;
  • A professional accounting/audit certification (CPA- CIA- etc.) or IT (CISA- CIA- CISM- etc.) certification preferred.  If not certified- a certification (CIA- CISA) will be expected within one year of joining the department;
  • FMCG/Manufacturing experience preferred;
  • Sarbanes-Oxley experience preferred;
  • US GAAP/IFRS experience preferred;
  • SAP knowledge preferred;
  • Goal-oriented and outgoing with strong interpersonal and teamwork skills;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to think and work analytically;
  • Ability to develop strong and lasting relationships with all levels of management;
  • Willingness to travel (50%);
  • Fluent in English / Spanish is a plus

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.

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