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Head of Strategic 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: 11-Oct-2023

Ref #: R-75613

Description & Requirements

Position Summary

The Head of Strategic Growth Finance supports the Kraft Heinz Not Co joint venture formed by Kraft Heinz and The Not Company to develop superior plant-based versions of co-branded products at a level of speed, taste, quality, and scale yet to be seen in the industry. NotCo brings its patented, first-of-its-kind technology and proven artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, while Kraft Heinz offers its iconic brand portfolio and scale. To achieve our big ambitions, we are building a team that brings unique perspectives and skills. When we come together, we are a fast paced, consumer-first, and product-centric company that will satisfy our customers and consumers with delicious plant-based alternatives to your favorite Kraft Heinz products. We are looking forward to starting this journey with you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain long-term strategic model for joint venture, including levers, goals, and actions to achieve topline ambition
  • Own continual assessment of strategy and incorporate revisions to deliver long-term ambition
  • Lead Board management and corporate governance, including defining calendar, agendas, and preparation of materials
  • Frame, structure, and implement special projects (i.e, category expansions, international expansion, margin improvement strategy, prioritization, etc.)
  • Define and coordinate key forums, governances, and standard processes within the joint venture
  • Support ad-hoc projects and/or deep dives in core business
  • Drive financial performance by using cross-zone/cross-functional/cross-company practices to provide clear financial insight into results within the joint venture and to parent companies
  • Responsible for team development

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Bachelor of Science in a quantitative field (i.e. Economics, Mathematics, Finance, Engineering, Accounting, etc.), MBA preferred
    • 8+ years of proven financial experience in Investment Banking, Private Equity Consulting, Corporate Finance or Corporate FP&A required
    • Prior Category, Corporate FP&A and/or CPG experience preferred
    • FiT, Hyperion, and/or SAP skills preferred

      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 , Head of Strategic Growth Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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