General information

All posting locations: Garland, Texas, United States of America

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 25-May-2023

Ref #: R-70459

Description & Requirements

Under the leadership of the Plant Controller- this position leads the financial planning and reporting processes for one of the operating units at the plant and 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 he/she must 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 unit and plant manufacturing management 
  • Analyze and interpret variances to target for direct expenses. Provide detailed report of variances and breakdown of unit KPI measures to unit and plant management teams on a regular basis
  • Identify and initiate process improvements in the financial planning and reporting 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 
  • Good understanding of General Accounting and Cost Accounting principles 
  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain strong controls environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills- ability to work with information and technical earning agility 
  • Strong ERP and financial system (SAP- Hyperion) background preferred
  • Proficient with software such as Excel- Word- and PowerPoint- including the ability to create- modify and ensure accuracy of complex spreadsheet. 
  • Excellent organization and time management skills 
  • Quality Orientation – Attention to detail 
  • Adaptability – Maintaining effectiveness in the face of changing priorities and tasks- ability to manage multiple assignments
  • Teamwork/Collaboration – Working effectively with those outside the formal line of authority to accomplish organizational goals

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.