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.

General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 02 - Accounting- Reporting- and Controlling

Date Published: 08-Sep-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Role / Title:

The Senior Financial Analyst- Corporate Accounting will play a critical role in reporting and accounting for global pension and postretirement benefits.  The person in this role will work closely with Treasury- Benefits- Financial Planning & Analysis- external auditors- external consultants and local finance teams across the globe to ensure these benefit costs are accurately forecasted and reported.  This position will perform technical accounting and SEC research in order to provide management with timely information for decision-making and analysis.  The person in this role will also assist in other significant projects including the annual benefit plan audits and other ad hoc projects which vary based on the Company’s business transactions and priorities (e.g.- acquisitions- new policies- new types of transactions- etc.).

Key Components of the role:

  • Preparing SEC disclosures for inclusion in Forms 10-Q and 10-K
  • Collaborating with local finance teams across the globe to ensure benefit-related impacts are recorded accurately at the local level
  • Monitoring global benefit plan expenses and balance sheet positions through the Company’s consolidation applications used for external reporting
  • Helping to budget for benefit-related charges
  • Assisting in the preparation of benefit plan financial statements
  • Researching technical accounting matters
  • Monitoring US GAAP and SEC developments and evaluating the impacts of new accounting and reporting rules
  • Working with external auditors
  • Assisting in projects relating to M&A activity- accounting and reporting as they become necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience; some public accounting with emphasis in SEC engagements preferred
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple projects- while effectively operating in a fast-paced- complex global organization with shifting schedules and priorities
  • Detail-oriented
  • Experience with SAP and Hyperion Financial Management a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and achieve results- while maintaining high quality
  • Excellent analytical- teamwork- customer service and leadership skills

Location:  Chicago- IL

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