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.

General information

All posting locations: London, , United Kingdom

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 02 - Accounting- Reporting- and Controlling

Date Published: 22-Nov-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

About the Position

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced finance professional to make a difference in the International Headquarters (IHQ) Finance Controlling team here at Kraft Heinz. The ZBB Finance Analyst position is primarily responsible for the delivery of IHQ’s Zero Based Budget (ZBB) results- partnering with senior leaders across IHQ commercial functions and sharing ZBB best practice with colleagues across the International Zone. This role presents the opportunity to identify new ways of working and implement continuous improvement activities that will transform the finance controlling function.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Acting as a ZBB Lead for the IHQ General & Admin budget totalling c$80m
  • Implementing the Kraft Heinz cost control methodology and being responsible for the ZBB rituals and routines for IHQ (e.g. monthly variance analysis & forecasting and annual budgeting)
  • Tracking and monitoring department spending against ZBB guidelines and ensuring they are in line with budget; identifying risks & opportunities and developing action plans
  • Act as a Finance Business Partner for the various functional business owners (e.g. International Heads of Tax- Technology- Marketing- HR and Treasury)
  • Managing any one-off P&L items (e.g. all P&L items up to EBITDA)
  • Be the key finance contact for our outsourced shared services function and aligning with other international teams to coordinate cross charges
  • Owning all balance sheet items associated with all IHQ departments & supporting other areas of the IHQ Accounting team
  • Working with the accounts payable team to ensure timely settlement of invoices.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field
  • An interest in Accounting or already studying towards a professional accountancy qualification (CIMA- ACCA or equiv.)
  • Experience in partnering with the business and providing financial expertise to multiple teams and functions
  • Advanced Excel skills and high level of numeric & analytical capability
  • Resilient and able to work within fixed deadlines and with a proactive mentality
  • Proficient in written and spoken English

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills: At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management- no matter your level. Therefore- it’s important you have excellent interpersonal skills- to deal with all kinds of different team members.
  • Analytical: We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical approach.
  • Curiosity- positivity & enthusiasm: You’re curious- positive and enthusiastic. People know you as the driver of the team.
  • Networking skills: The stronger the network you have- the more easily you can get things done. You- highly aware of that- are constantly expending your network.
  • Resilience: You don’t get easily stressed by pressure- on the opposite- a fast paced and dynamic environment is what keeps you energised!

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • Subsidised study support for further accounting qualifications
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea- please let us know- and we can set it in action!

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity