General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 19-Sep-2023

Ref #: R-73184

Description & Requirements

What do we bring to the table?

  • Benefits begin immediately upon hire (salaried)

  • Fully customizable medical plans (HRA- HSA- FSA)- up to 5 carrier choices by location

  • Prescription (Rx) card

  • Full suite of additional plans: vision- dental- life- disability- adoption/family planning reimbursement- childcare- parental leave

  • LiveWell lifestyle/well-being discount and rewards program (for example- $50 subsidy for fitness tracker)

  • 401(k) matching + extra 3% freebie company contribution

  • Business Resource Groups (BRGs)

  • Award-winning Ownerversity learning & development resource library

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for mental health support

  • Learn more about life #hereatKraftHeinz on our YouTube channel!

At a Glance:

The Senior Finance Manager is the central finance person within North America manufacturing supporting the Associate Director and Sr Director to provide broad business and financial counsel to the Head of Manufacturing/ZTE and Head(s) of Supply Chain (MCL- TMA- and HDCC). The Sr Manager manages an HQ analyst that support in the consolidation and synthesis of manufacturing forecasts- budgets- and analysis. This team contributes to the achievement of performance objectives via preparation- analysis and reporting of forecasts- month-end results as well as providing business advice and council to factory strategies. This role is a critical member of manufacturing as it is in the unique position- along with the Associate and Sr Director of Manufacturing Finance- to have visibility to and understanding of the entirety of the function.


  • Responsible for consolidation- review- and presentation of all finance activities for manufacturing- including development of long and short-range business plans- financial forecast- and financial reporting for 30+ North America sites

  • Partner with +30 plant finance teams (+100 FTE's) to develop forecasts- standardized reporting- and complete ad hoc analysis for senior leadership

  • Lead Digital Transformation for manufacturing reporting and financial KPI's

  • Assist in the AOP process for North America Manufacturing partnering with cross-functional stakeholders in Operations- Commercial- HR- and Finance

  • Serves as the strategic financial advisor to ZTE (Zone Technical Excellence) functional leads and assures that financial targets are met with identification of business opportunities and risks

  • Influences business decisions and oversees processes to ensure proper controls are maintained

  • Generates business performance forecasts- reports finance actuals- and ensures appropriate contingencies are in place to address business risks

  • Lead and develop direct and indirect reports

  • Enhance the financial acumen of business partners


  • BS in Finance- Accounting or Business Administration required; M.B.A. preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Finance/Accounting

  • Strong business acumen- interpersonal- communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to influence cross-functional team members

  • Strong Technical and Systems orientation

  • Motivated self-starter who can effectively work under pressure and manage multiple priorities

  • Possesses the ability to lead teams and effectively work through others

  • Team player who manages collaboratively with the ability to influence management- in some cases without authority

  • Exhibits strong analytical- written and verbal communication skills

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 that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact