General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 17-May-2023

Ref #: R-70128

Description & Requirements

The Senior Financial Analyst- Direct Procurement- Ingredients is responsible for forecasting- reporting- and analyzing the spend. This Sr Analyst will work with Procurement- R&D- Risk Management & operations functions to identify and resolve issues- find efficiencies & support cost saving projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead forecasting- reporting on ingredient impacts on the business to inform BU decisions
  • Develop Annual Operating plan for packaging- as well as provide strategic recommendations against key financial targets
  • Provide support to Ingredient Procurement team to drive understanding of cost impacts of procurement decisions and drive strategy
  • Provide Support to R&D leadership to help recognize and drive cost engineering projects and prioritize cost out initiatives
  • Work Closely with Risk Management team to understand Risk management strategy and help develop Risk management reporting
  • Partner with Ops/Plant Finance team to understand Ops driven costs and provide information back to the Business Unit


  • Bachelor's degree in business- finance- Economics/Math- or related field required
  • 2+ years of experience in a related Finance/Accounting type role
  • Advanced Excel skills- Hyperion and SAP experience preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills- self-starter- and ability to meet deadlines/balance priorities
  • Strong analytical Skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to clearly and concisely relay important details and updates
  • Passion for understanding consumer culture- interest- attitudes and trends

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 - 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.