General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 15-May-2024

Ref #: R-82564

Description & Requirements

Here at Kraft Heinz, we grow our people to grow our business, because we believe that great people make great companies. When you join our table, you can expect access to an array of holistic wellness benefits* and perks, including medical, dental and vision coverage, 7% 401(k) matching, Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to help foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging for all employees, an industry-leading total rewards package that emphasizes a high discretionary bonus.  *Benefits begin 30 days after hire for hourly employees, and immediately upon hire for salaried employees.    Get a peek into life here at Kraft Heinz through our Instagram and TikTok channels!

Senior Auditor at a Glance….

The Senior Auditor will execute internal audits under the direction of the Audit Manager or in-charge Auditor.  The Senior Auditor will perform audits across the Americas, including, United States, Canada, LATAM. There will be opportunities also to perform audits in Europe/Middle East and Africa as well as global audits. This role is part of the team that is utilized by management for value added activities including, but not limited to, optimizing and improving existing business processes and other advisory services.

The Senior Auditor must be able to quickly learn and understand diverse business environments and develop and implement audit testing in assigned areas.  Our ideal candidate must be able to work with multiple business units and teams, complete audits with sense of urgency – from planning to report issuance, consistently meet deadlines - working efficiently under time constraints, and quickly learn and understand diverse business areas/systems.

What’s on the menu?


  • Rapidly develop an understanding of business operations and systems under review and create clear supporting documentation
  • Utilize computer applications to collect information for audit analysis
  • Evaluate the system of internal controls to determine operational, business and financial risks
  • Conduct thorough audit testing to validate that controls are operating
  • Evaluate compliance with company policies and procedures as well as accounting standards
  • Assist Audit Manager in preparing audit issues and reports for senior management’s review, identifying root causes of complex issues and proposing valuable/effective solutions
  • Assist Audit Manager in monitoring and supporting the auditee’s monthly progress against open audit points from past audits
  • Identify control weaknesses and related business exposures
  • Perform assigned audits within budgets by prioritizing audit work and allocating own time to high-risk areas
  • Coordinate audit work with other team members and completes audit with a sense of urgency from planning to report issuance


  • Communicate effectively orally 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 in-charge audit manager on audit progress and potential issues in a timely manner


  • Develop an open and honest working relationship with those being audited and maintain a calm and professional demeanor
  • Share best practices, tools and testing methodologies with other team members, and contribute to departmental projects
  • Assist in Corporate Audit initiatives such as training, presentations to management and setting of departmental standards

Recipe for Success – apply now if this sounds like you!

  • Must be able to travel a minimum of 20% with the willingness to travel up to 50% when needed
  • Bachelor's Degree required (MBA is a plus) in any area of business or information systems, accounting or finance preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in External Audit, Internal Audit, and/or Internal Controls
  • Excel experience is required (must be able to manipulate and analyze data)
  • SAP experience is preferred
  • Audit-relevant professional qualification (CPA, CIA, ISACA or other) advantageous
  • Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) experience is preferred
  • Experience with U.S. GAAP requirements
  • Experience with audit controls compliance testing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must speak English fluently (Spanish and/or Portuguese will be 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 that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact