General information

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 08-Dec-2021

Ref #: R-47951

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Site Controller to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Site Controller is based in Utrecht and responsible for leading finance of food manufacturing factory. This is a highly profiled role which requires excellent leadership and analytical skills. You’ll be part of Site Leadership Team- partnering with key stakeholders within a fast-paced environment. You’ll be reporting to the Manufacturing Controller in Central Finance Team with dotted line report to Site Manager of the factory. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior partners. The role of Finance Controller will focus on handling and controlling finance of plant in order to guarantee and optimize its financial performance and competitiveness.

In brief- you will be responsible for

  • Leading all aspects of the Supply Chain Finance process- operating as an effective Finance Business Partner ensuring the results are achieved with compliance to KHC policies.
  •  Reporting- planning & analysis and providing recommendations and decision making for the leadership team to enable accurate & timely finance support to drive sound- informed and quality business decision making

 Principal Accountabilities

  • Coordination and preparation of the company budget process.
  • Leading of planning & control cycle (actuals- forecast)
  • Preparation and analysis of actual results on a weekly- monthly basis
  • Spend control and optimization
  • Driving continuously the factory performance by identifying improvement areas that require action from operations team
  • Management and execution processes in the SAP ERP system
  • Establishing and implementation of internal control processes to align with KHC policies including SOX controls
  • Supervise and handle financial department staff
  • Report to Central Finance team with timely and accurate financial information
  • Support capital and value engineering projects of the business


Hard Skills


  • Degree in Business Management and Administration- degree in Economics or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in the field of finance Work Experience (preferably)


  • 2 to 5 years’ experience as a Site Controller within FMCG or similar industry


  • Advanced user of MS Office applications (Excel- Power Point- Teams)
  • Knowledge of SAP ERP
  • Language Knowledge: English & Dutch (preferably- not required)

Professional Attributes

Pro-active- confident- highly collaborative individual who can effectively form relationships and present recommendations in an influential and persuasive manner to inspire change and guide strategy.


  • Strong analytical and excel skills- with the ability to focus on key issues that will deliver the business results
  • Ability to work with large data reports
  • Numerical skills

Ability to simplify

Communication skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent listening- negotiation and presentation skills

Result driven

  • Not only focuses on their own results- but always does the best for the company.


  • You’re able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back- big or small. And always continue to move onward & upward.

What we offer you

  • A bold employer with recognized brands across the world
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new insights; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!

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.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.