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Senior Financial Analyst, Commercial Finance (AFH)

Company: Kraft Heinz Company
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

About UsThe 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 & CollaborationWe'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 DescriptionPosition Summary: The Senior Financial Analyst is an integral part of the Commercial team, providing key financial analysis and insights to the Away From Home (AFH) Business Unit. This individual will own the financial reporting and pricing of key customers within AFH, while working closely with Marketing, Sales, and Operational counterparts on strategic initiatives. The individual will drive channel projects and important routines with significant Senior Leadership interaction.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support planning and forecasting including Monthly Performance Review, Strategic Plan, and Annual Operating Plan - - - - -
  • Optimization of pricing and discount actions to drive profitable growth
  • Investigate and resolve variances between financial forecasts and actual results
  • Analysis of customer P&L's, industry trends, commodity curves, and product mix impact
  • Cross-functional coordination with Marketing, Sales, and Operations on important projects, such as new product commercialization and capital expenditure requests
  • Evaluate sales trends to create accurate demand forecast to service customers
  • Build compelling presentations for Senior Leadership and influence decision making
  • Collaborate with Sales and Marketing to understand financial results and track KPI's
  • Analytical support and predictive modeling of channel strategic initiatives
  • Execute enterprise-wide process improvement initiatives and leverage best practices to streamline and harmonize internal practices
  • Significant ad hoc opportunities for leadership and analyticsQualifications:
    • Bachelor of Science in a quantitative field (i.e. Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Engineering, Accounting, etc.) is required, MBA or advanced degree preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity, Consulting, Corporate Finance, or Accounting, preferred
    • Demonstrated strong analytical skills and broad business acumen
    • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Advanced Excel technical skills requiredLocation(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 contactfor assistance.

Keywords: Kraft Heinz Company, Chicago , Senior Financial Analyst, Commercial Finance (AFH), Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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