Senior Analyst- Procurement Accounting
Chicago, IL 
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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 & 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

Qualifications
  • 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

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Location(s)Chicago/Aon Center

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 contactHRCompliance@kraftheinz.comfor assistance.


It is the continuing policy of The Kraft Heinz Company to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
Final candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship. Exceptions requesting work visa sponsorship will be reviewed on a case to case basis.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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