General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 23-Nov-2022

Ref #: R-62701

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Global FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) team is responsible for financial analysis- performance- and process implementation to drive operational efficiencies and financial performance globally. The position provides an outstanding opportunity to lead Global Cash for the company. Individual will have exposure to all levers within the cash flow statement and drive performance through data driven analyses and cross-functional collaboration. This role offers unique exposure to not only teams and functions across the globe including Treasury- Tax- Operations- and Investor Relations- but also key members of the senior leadership team including the CFO- Global Head of FP&A and Zone CFOs. You will play a key role in our Finance Transformation initiative- specifically in modernizing ways of working to bring efficiency and speed in order to improve financial visibility and insights.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Run the reporting- forecasting- and communication of cash for the Global business
  • Analyze cash performance with a clear understanding of nature of cash inflows/outflows and risks/opportunities- with the ability to communicate to senior leadership
  • Lead working capital processes that drive improvements and provide clear visibility
  • Analyze and understand trends in working capital cash conversion cycle by lever as well as changes in cash below operating cash flow (i.e.- investing and financing)
  • Prepare schedules and commentary for both routine and ad hoc deliverables to various stakeholders- including External Reporting- Investor Relations and the Board of Directors
  • Run the communication and preparation of the annual cash AOP (Annual Operating Plan) and Strategic Plan (4-to-5-year plan) process
  • Routine cross collaboration with Zone Finance teams and Global Functions (Treasury- Investor Relations- Operations- etc.) to understand performance and validate drivers
  • Take ownership of ad hoc requests and analyses

Qualifications

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in an Accounting- Finance or Business-related role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance- Accounting or applicable quantitative field required- CPA and/or MBA preferred
  • Proficiency in financial statement analysis- including the balance sheet and the cash flow statement
  • Experience in Financial Systems (e.g.- Hyperion Financial Management- SAP- etc.)
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills with ability to run complex models
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills- with the ability to interface with all levels of management including senior leadership
  • Strong attention to detail with excellent verbal & written communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task
  • Ability to pick up and absorb information quickly- motivated to continually acquire knowledge and skills

About Us

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 & Office Collaboration Expectations

Our highest priority is always the health, wellbeing, 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.

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 HRCompliance@kraftheinz.com for assistance.