General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 17-Apr-2024

Ref #: R-81563

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!

Sr Financial Analyst, Corporate Strategy and Development at a Glance….

The Senior Financial Analyst, Corporate Strategy and Development (CSD) will play an integral role in North America’s Finance Organization and be given the opportunity to gain broad experience across a wide variety of Financial systems, processes, and analyses. This individual will be charged with providing three key deliverables: IBP support, Financial Systems support and ongoing key competitive intelligence.

  • Integrated Business Planning (IBP): Integrated Business Planning (IBP) is KHC’s monthly decision-making process that evaluates our rolling 18 month forecast for demand, innovation, strategic projects, and the resulting financial plans. The CSD Finance manager will work with cross functional teams to support monthly IBP routines, as well as to define and manage a roadmap for future ways of working (technology, process, strategy, between others).
  • Financial Reporting Support: Act as the ongoing Business Project Manager for Kraft Heinz financial reporting systems (SST). Candidate will work with IT and business leaders to ensure the allocations in place in the systems are accurate and correctly working.
  • Competitive Intelligence: Candidate will work in supporting the CS&D team in providing ongoing competitor intelligence and M&A support.

What’s on the menu?

  • [IBP] Collaborate with business partners to advise, define, and deliver new capabilities and projects aligned with business and IBP strategy based on the roadmap
  • [IBP] Own central IBP modeling best practice by helping marketing teams implement the proprietary financial forecasting model. Identify new updates and ways we can further automate this
  • [Systems Project Management] Aid the businesses in monthly reconciliation of Kraft Heinz financial reporting systems (SST) to ensure allocations are properly being run (margin analysis, VIC/VLC per lbs, volume assumptions etc.)
  • [Competitive Intelligence] Provide monthly competitor and industry intelligence to senior leadership, along with counter measures Kraft Heinz could take
  • [SKU Rat] Assist with the annual Kraft Heinz SKU Rationalization project to remove low margin SKUs driving down cost mix and increasing complexity

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

  • Bachelor of Science in a quantitative field (i.e. Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Engineering, Accounting, etc.) is required; MBA or advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Consulting, Corporate Finance, or Accounting preferred
  • Experience with Excel and PowerPoint, while also demonstrating strong analytical and financial modeling skills (for optimization purposes)
  • Strong project management/process improvement skills Business & operating system project management experience (Financial Systems). Preferably: SAP, Snowflake, Oracle PBCS
  • Proven/excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Hard working, capable of coping with pressure and deadlines
  • Experience with financial modelling (P&L), combining different business units and reconciliations of drivers
  • Demonstrated ability to work in large, cross-functional teams and proven track-record of managing multiple projects simultaneously

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