General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 16-May-2023

Ref #: R-70072

Description & Requirements

Our open Senior Accountant role will support the North America facilities related to product costing. This includes costing support to the plant controllers- finance POD leads- and general manufacturing operations. Oversight of monthly financial reviews- balance sheet analysis and reconciliations. This individual will develop and manage financial processes and policies related to product costing- including monthly close processes- major planning cycles and managing general costs- and will be supporting any internal or external audits execution and results impacting US GAAP financial reporting requirements. This position will also participate in various projects and ad hoc requests supporting M&A activities as well as process improvement and efficiency exercises. This role will operate extensively within the SAP material ledger and general ledger applications- as well as management reporting and other tools.


  • Oversight of North America external manufacturing locations – leads the month end close process for these locations- completing SAP material ledger close and investigating- escalating- and resolving variances timely

  • Ownership of month-end closing process and reconciliations for external manufacturing locations

  • North American Controllership KPI owner – responsible for all project related KPI tracking and documentation

  • Leads ad hoc analysis and information requests coming from the designated external manufacturing locations – interacting with various business partners and leaders to support their plans and KHC strategy

  • Develops training materials and conduct trainings for accounting- finance- and operations stakeholders as needed

  • Provides AOP support to the operations finance organization

  • This role will have physical inventory observations assigned annually as travel policy allows

  • Executing various product costing process documentation and enhancement initiatives within the team and supporting related supply chain and operations projects


  • 3+ years of relevant experience in accounting or product costing

  • CPA preferred; Big 4 or large regional public accounting experience preferred

  • SAP experience and advanced excel skills preferred

  • Advanced abilities in Excel and PowerPoint

  • Technology savvy with demonstrated ability to learn systems and processes quickly

  • Analytical capabilities and ability to review large data sets

  • SOX experience preferred

  • Growth mindset and problem-solving skills are critical to success

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 - 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 for assistance.