General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 20-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-77550

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Kraft Heinz Technical Accounting team operates similar to a consulting group, which advises and supports various groups within Kraft Heinz on complex accounting matters.  Specifically, the Technical Accounting Manager will conduct technical accounting research and document conclusions on transaction accounting topics to inform management decision-making. The Manager of Technical Accounting will also review technical memoranda, global accounting policies, and quarterly and annual financial statement disclosures prepared by staff. In this role, you will be engaged to support various complex transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, contemplated by the organization, to ensure the Company arrives at the correct accounting conclusions. The ability the understand the flow of financial information through all systems and collaborate effectively with many internal cross-functional teams and external specialists will be critical to success in this role. This is a high-visibility role, operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment requiring the ability to adapt quickly and provide timely information to management for analysis and decision-making related varying complex transactions.

This is an exciting role in an elite accounting team that will be providing unique insights to deliver on strategic vision of the organization.  The ideal candidate for this role must be team focused, highly analytical and detail oriented, as well as being proactive in dealing with multiple functions within the business. Deal or valuation experience is a bonus.  This role will provide a high degree of visibility and must be a productive business partner.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assessing proper accounting and reporting for complex transactions
  • Reviewing and maintaining up-to-date global financial accounting policies
  • Supporting various teams, both within and outside of the Global Controllership organization, to ensure accounting for various transactions is correct
  • Coordinating purchase accounting and carve-outs, as well as assisting on integration and separation plans for acquisitions and divestitures
  • Support the rollout of necessary trainings to support continued development for the broader organization
  • Collaborating across our global organization and with external consultants to execute such plans
  • Conducting special projects, as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relate experience
  • Three years of public accounting experience, with an emphasis in SEC engagements
  • Strong work-ethic and drive to learn
  • Detail-oriented with a high sense of urgency and exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proven analytical, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and achieve results, while maintaining high quality

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 NATAI@kraftheinz.com.