General information

All posting locations: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, United States of America

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 19-Jan-2023

Ref #: R-61061

Description & Requirements

The Senior Financial Analyst- with the support of the Plant Controller- owns the financial planning and reporting processes for one of the operating units at the plant. This position is responsible for maintaining the integrity of all financial policies- maintaining internal controls- establishing operating budgets- and accurately forecasting and reporting financial performance.

The position shares the responsibility for the financial performance of the facility; therefore this position will drive accountability and search for ways to bridge any gaps.


  • Lead the development of the Annual Operating Plan- including product cost standards updates- (raw and pack yields- master recipes)- bridging cost changes and preparing all applicable AOP schedules

  • Lead weekly and monthly reporting of actual and forecasted costs- including the development and distribution of reports to manufacturing management

  • Analyze and provide detailed reports of variances to unit and plant management teams on a regular basis

  • Identify and initiate process improvements in our reporting and financial planning systems

  • Help identify and quantify savings surfaced by Continuous Improvement and Production teams- ensuring the values in 4 Site are current and represent the unit’s best thinking

  • Lead and help complete month-end close process

  • Perform various financial analysis/scenario studies

  • Ensure completion of month end close requirements (journal entries- SAP- FAC Review) and monthly reporting of results including analysis of the drivers of results

  • Provide oversight and auditing of operational BOM accuracy throughout the year

  • Be an active member and contributor to the plant leadership team- including training and feedback to users of financial information and support of frontline leaders

  • Establish and maintain internal controls consistent with corporate requirements and good business practice. Ensure inventory controls are working effectively

  • Provide leadership for financial integrity- strong controls and transactional activities- including SAP daily/weekly/monthly responsibilities


  • Bachelor’s Degree Accounting/Finance or similar degree required

  • Minimum of 1+ years of related experience

  • Strong understanding of General Accounting and Cost Accounting principles

  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain strong controls environment.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills- ability to work with information and technical earning agility

  • Prior experience with ERP and financial systems (SAP- Hyperion)

  • Knowledge of Excel- Word- and PowerPoint- including the ability to create- modify and ensure accuracy of complex spreadsheets

  • Excellent organization and time management skills

  • Adaptability – Maintaining effectiveness in the face of changing priorities and tasks- ability to lead multiple assignments

  • Teamwork/Collaboration – Working effectively with those outside the formal line of authority to accomplish organizational goals

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 for assistance.