General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 24-May-2023

Ref #: R-70401

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Senior Finance Manager- N.A. Process Controls will review and provide improvement of key supply chain finance processes and controls across the North America Zone.  This will include the translation of business policies into actionable activities for business controllers (mainly factories).  This Senior Finance Manager will also be the point of reference of technical knowledge for processes and policies- as well as making sure internal controls and audits are being tracked.


Establish benchmark expectation of the design of key supply chain finance processes

  • In keeping with Global and local Kraft Heinz policies- establish expected process design and define what equates to a strong controlled supply chain function

Review current ways of working across North America Zone teams against expected benchmark process

  • Build rapport with business units to understand local processes and procedures across North America
  • Document end-to-end processes; decision points- teams involved- risks/what could go wrong- mitigating control activity or “checks” in place
  • Identify key gaps between benchmark processes and current ways of working

Develop actionable project plans to address any identified gaps and risks- in collaboration with local teams

  • Business partner with regional supply chain teams and factories to ensure plans are reflective of local business environment and team capacity; agile and actionable
  • Identify risk on pro-active basis where possible- and implement stronger processes and reporting

Measure and monitor progress against improvement projects

  • Tracking mechanism for measuring and monitoring the degree of implementation progress- and proactive identification of potential risks to agreed implementation plan

Advocate for process change

  • Develop and drive a culture of continuous improvement and change across supply chain functions
  • Deliver proactive and effective communication related to improvement initiatives- liaising with key local leadership and stakeholders to keep them informed of progress and to make relevant decisions


  • Bachelor’s degree required with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Finance/Accounting
  • Strong business acumen- interpersonal- communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong Technical and Systems orientation as well as exhibits strong analytical- written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player who manages collaboratively with the ability to influence management- in some cases without authority
  • Ability to influence cross-functional team members while manage conflicting priorities of team members to ensure results are delivered on time
  • Motivated self-starter who can effectively work under pressure
  • Possesses the ability to lead teams and effectively work through others

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.