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: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 04 - IT

Department: 04 - 02 - Application Development & Support

Date Published: 30-Jul-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

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.

We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands- including Heinz- Kraft- Bull's-Eye- HP- Lea and Perrins- Quero- ABC- Master- Banquete- Plasmon- Orlando- Benedicta- Honig- Pudliszki- Wattie’s among others.

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 & 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.

About the role

The Project Accountant will work closely with the Program Lead and Business Stakeholders to develop a Business Case for an ERP Program. The Project Accountant will prepare a robust project financial landscape including financial reporting- cost modelling- budgeting and forecasting

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the development of a Business Case outlining the key benefits- payback period and overall ROI opportunities Ensure effective financial management and forecasting for the program
  • Manage the full range of accounting- financial and risk services required to meet business needs- accounting standards and regulatory obligations
  • Prepare company and cost centre budgets informed by analysis- benchmarking and forecasting
  • Assist in the development of financial models- scenario plans and business case development as required Contribute to the documentation of company manuals on administrative and accounting practices
  • Develop an effective system of controls for the management and review of financial risk
  • Develop and implement systems for the management of inventory and assets
  • Use data and metrics to inform planning and decision making Ensure timely and effective management reporting and statutory reporting
  • Lead and train staff in processes for accounting- purchasing- inventory/asset management- the management of budgets and risk
  • Develop Steering Committee and Executive papers outlining the financial performance of the ERP Program Attend meetings of the Board- Board Committees and Executive Forums as required and present financial results with appropriate executive commentary
  • Perform assigned tasks in accordance with all Kraft Heinz Food Safety- Environmental- Health and Safety- and Ethical and Human Resources policies- programs and goals
  • Uphold the Kraft Heinz values and to work in a way that contributes to the company’s vision
  • Volunteering – volunteer days with Foodbank- meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger
  • Keeping Fit – join our Run Club and sign up for discounted gym memberships & classes
  • Purchase Leave – purchase additional annual leave at the beginning of each calendar year
  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers

Benefits program:

We empower our people to own their work- and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:

Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work Free Food - our kitchen is fully stocked with our products for you to enjoy! Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!

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