General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 25-May-2023

Ref #: R-69532

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Senior Financial Analyst - Internal Controls is responsible for providing leadership to drive an effective and efficient control environment supporting assigned business process areas.  The position provides broad exposure to various levels of management and offers an excellent opportunity to gain an understanding of the Kraft Heinz control environment- business practices and systems.  Activities will also include working with members of external audit.

The Kraft Heinz Internal Control 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.

The qualified candidate must be able to work with multiple organizations and teams- consistently meet deadlines and work well under time constraints and be able to quickly learn and understands diverse business areas/systems. This position offers high career visibility with the potential to move into various roles within the Kraft Heinz Company.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with the business to ensure an effective and efficient controls environment.
  • Conduct business process reviews so as to evaluate the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over the business cycles.
  • Ensures an understanding of the control and the test for that control are formally documented in process narratives and testing template.
  • Coordinate the execution of all Financial Controls testing with controls owners.
  • Assist in facilitating Control Test & Review timelines for completion.
  • Financial Controls continuous testing- deficiency and remediation monitoring and reporting for senior management.
  • Ensures deficiencies are properly documented with action plans for remediation. Ensures action plans are implemented- and the controls are retested to demonstrate successful remediation within the specified time frames.
  • Evaluate key systems and Third Party Reporting documentation over the adequacy/efficiency of accounting- financial and operating procedures.
  • Implementation of continuous monitoring and automation of controls initiatives.
  • Supporting various corporate or systems initiatives through a review of end-to-end process designs for areas of high risk and or materiality.
  • Ensures all information and documentation is maintained in the system of record.
  • Strong written- verbal communication skills and detail oriented in process documentation and testing.
  • Support and coordinate with external auditors with their requests and any follow ups.
  • Be an advocate for process change; identifying opportunities for best-practice improvement and work closely with teams to implement change.
  • Assisting with other ancillary projects and analyses as assigned by Global Head of Internal Controls.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance- Accounting- Business Administration- or relevant field
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Finance or Accounting preferred- including at least 1 year of experience in Audit or Controls
  • Controls experience in FMCG/Manufacturing with an understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley- US GAAP preferred
  • CIA / CPA / Public Accounting experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel- Word & PowerPoint is essential
  • Accounting program experience- including SAP products and Tableau 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.

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.