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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!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

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.

Vaccination & Future of Work Expectations

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: Dover, Delaware, United States of America

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 22 - Planning and Performance Management (PPM) - Operations

Date Published: 10-Nov-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Under the leadership of the Dover Plant Controller- this position leads the financial planning and reporting processes for one of the operating units at the plant and is responsible for maintaining the integrity of all financial policies- maintaining internal controls- establishing operating budgets- and accurately forecasting and reporting financial performance.
 
The position shares the responsibility for the financial performance of the facility; therefore he/she must drive accountability and search for ways to bridge any gaps.

  • Lead the development of the Annual Operating Plan- including product cost standards updates- (raw and pack yields- master recipes)- bridging cost changes and preparing all applicable AOP schedules.
  • Lead weekly and monthly reporting of actual and forecasted costs- including the development and distribution of reports to unit and plant manufacturing management. 
  • Analyze and interpret variances to target for direct expenses. Provide detailed report of variances and breakdown of unit KPI measures to unit and plant management teams on a regular basis.
  • Identify and initiate process improvements in the financial planning and reporting systems.
  • Help identify and quantify savings surfaced by Continuous Improvement and Production teams- ensuring the values in 4 Site are current and represent the unit’s best thinking.
  • Lead and help complete month-end close process.
  • Perform various financial analysis/scenario studies.
  • Ensure completion of month end close requirements (journal entries- SAP- FAC Review) and monthly reporting of results including analysis of the drivers of results. 
  • Provide oversight and auditing of operational BOM accuracy throughout the year. 
  • Be an active member and contributor to the plant leadership team- including training and feedback to users of financial information and support of frontline leaders. 
  • Establish and maintain internal controls consistent with corporate requirements and good business practice. Ensure inventory controls are working effectively.
  • Provide leadership for financial integrity- strong controls and transactional activities- including SAP daily/weekly/monthly responsibilities. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree Accounting/Finance or similar degree 
  • Technical Learning Ability 
  • Good understanding of General Accounting and Cost Accounting principles. 
  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain strong controls environment. 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills- ability to work with information 
  • Strong ERP and financial system (SAP- Hyperion) background preferred. 
  • Proficient with software such as Excel- Word- and PowerPoint- including the ability to create- modify and ensure accuracy of complex spreadsheets. 
  • Excellent organization and time management skills. 
  • Quality Orientation – Attention to detail 
  • Adaptability – Maintaining effectiveness in the face of changing priorities and tasks- ability to manage multiple assignments. 
  • Teamwork/Collaboration – Working effectively with those outside the formal line of authority to accomplish organizational goals. 

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity