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Sr Financial Analyst- Growth Finance

Company: Kraft-Heinz
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 30-Oct-2023

Ref #: R-76157

Description & Requirements

Location : Aon Center (Chicago, IL) - 200 E Randolph St, Chicago IL 60601 - Hybrid

What do we bring to the table?

  • Benefits begin immediately upon hire (salaried)
  • Fully customizable medical plans (HRA, HSA, FSA), up to 5 carrier choices by location
  • Prescription (Rx) card
  • Full suite of additional plans: vision, dental, life, disability, adoption/family planning reimbursement, childcare, parental leave
  • LiveWell lifestyle/well-being discount and rewards program (for example, $50 subsidy for fitness tracker)
  • 401(k) matching + extra 3% freebie company contribution
  • Business Resource Groups (BRGs)
  • Award-winning Ownerversity learning & development resource library
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for mental health support
  • Learn more about life #hereatKraftHeinz on our YouTube channel !

    The Senior Financial Analyst, NA Growth Finance is the financial subject matter expert for all Growth Finance core pillars within the particular business unit: Mix Management, Innovation, Capital Planning, and Productivity. This role will help to build out regular monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting including actuals, forecasts, and long range plans. This role is required to have a working knowledge of related cross-functional areas like marketing, sales, & R&D in order to partner to provide the best business outcomes possible. This role will routinely perform ad-hoc financial estimates, budgets, and other analyses to help drive the most desirable business outcomes. Additionally, they are a consistent champion for process improvement and can thrive in a fast-paced environment.

    • Business Unit lead for innovation and renovation project financials
    • Increases visibility by leveraging cross functional partners (Rev Man, Operations, Supply Chain) to enable senior leadership to efficiently make comprehensive decisions
    • Drive ROI mindset across investments (Capex, Trade, etc.)
    • Translates relevant market insights into action to accelerate share gain
    • Develop relevant profitability analysis including reporting & identifying opportunities
    • Collaborate with ops finance to help source and quantify cost out projects (productivity)
    • Leverage a Mix Management Mindset to drive more profitable opportunities in product mix
    • Partner with cross functional teams on Capex modeling
    • Champion continuous improvement in the ways we work
    • KPI and project reporting for senior leadership
    • Ad hoc projects as needed

      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Economics or Accounting preferred
      • Minimum of 2 years of experience in Finance/Accounting required
      • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills; experience with SAP, Tableau preferred
      • Strong analytical skills to process large amounts of information and attention to details
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills along with organizational and problem-solving skills
      • Full Commercial P&L understanding, and willingness to further operations
      • CPG and operational finance experience preferred
      • Planning and forecasting experience preferred
      • Must be a self-starter with ability to work well under pressure including the ability to influence others and work well across the organization driving cross functional collaboration
      • Ability to unpack ambiguity, define root cause, and produce countermeasures as well has holding accountability in a fast-paced matrix structure

        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

Keywords: Kraft-Heinz, Chicago , Sr Financial Analyst- Growth Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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