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 & 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.Job Description
This position plays a meaningful role in understanding the end-to-end procurement financial processes, while owning the proper accounting execution for procurement-related transactions. As part of our continuous improvement initiatives, this individual will find opportunities for efficiency, and drive new accounting processes and procedures as it relates to the Procurement Accounting team. This individual is critical in ensuring the appropriate design and operating effectiveness of our internal controls and policy/procedural environments governing operational and transactional accounting.Responsibilities
Serve as the point of contact regarding the accurate recognition of rebates, contractual commitments, commodity true-ups, and procurement-related transactions
Complete month-end close processes including journal entries, management reporting, and balance sheet reconciliations
Partner with and influence cross-functional teams including Finance, Procurement, and Contract Accounting
Assist in forecasting routines, balance sheet analytics, and ad hoc analysis to support the Procurement organization
Drive improvements & efficiencies through automation and developing procedures for addressing potential issues
Support all financial audits including compliance, internal, external, and SOX
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Accounting required; CPA or CMA preferred
Minimum of 2+ years of relevant experience in accounting or public accounting
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, SAP knowledge a plus
Solid understanding of US GAAP
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with drive to work collaboratively and cross-functionally
Strong attention to detail and time management skills required
Ability to produce high quality work in ambiguous environments, analytically interpret financial information, and improve business processes
Critical thinking skills as well as a desire to work with data and utilize an analytical skillset
#LI-HybridLocation(s)Chicago/Aon CenterKraft 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 contactHRCompliance@kraftheinz.comfor assistance.