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Sr Auditor- IT

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: 16-Nov-2023

Ref #: R-75728

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 Kraft Heinz Internal Audit Department's vision is to add value by providing objective and innovative assurance and advisory services. When performing our work, we evaluate risks, controls and governance processes. Further, we provide the board of directors, audit committee, and KH senior management reasonable assurance that the financial data used to make business decisions and to communicate to the public is true and accurate. We also identify business improvement opportunities (i.e. efficiency and effectiveness of operations) to make our business better. We accomplish our mission by recruiting and developing talent for the entire corporation, providing high-quality services to support the department's vision.

    The Senior IT Internal Auditor will execute global, zone and local IT/technology, cybersecurity, etc. internal audits under the direction and in collaboration with the IT Internal Audit Senior Manager and Global IT Audit Director. This role plays a key proactive and contributing role in the continual development of our IT audit capabilities, establishment and maintenance of our IT leadership relationships and direct delivery of value to the business while being innovative and forward thinking to elevate the overall Internal Audit department in our digital evolution journey.

    Primary Responsibilities
    • Conduct IT/technology process reviews so as to evaluate:
      o design and operating effectiveness of internal controls.

      o efficiency and effectiveness of IT operations.

      o IT/technology systems supporting key business processes.

      o compliance with established policies, procedures, and/or standards.
      • Identify, develop and apply new ways of working and/or leveraging of technology and tools to continually streamline/automate our processes to be most efficient, effective and value-focused.
      • Articulate understanding of IT/technology areas under review, and demonstrates thorough test work and solid rationale for potential IT/technology audit issues.
      • Prepare reports based upon IT/technology audit results, documentation and client responses to ensure reasonability, practicality and fit-for-purpose intentions and future sustainability and growth.
      • Develop an open, honest, transparent and long-lasting relationship with those being audited and maintain a professional approach at all times.
      • Effectively and consistently communicate verbally and in writing IT/technology audit progress, observations, conclusions and recommendations by adopting appropriate communication style to individuals at all levels of the organization and remaining open to disagreement or new ideas.
      • Display leadership and project management skills to complete quality work on time with available resources.
      • Continually learn and share best practices, tools and testing methodologies with other team members, and contribute to departmental projects.
      • Execute on-going operations of the department's data analytics initiative, but not limited to: Identify, design, and develop risk indicators; extract routines to support selected audits within the annual audit plan or continuous monitoring initiatives with the business; manage data extraction, storage, transformation, and processing; and generate output for analysis and discussion with the audit team and business stakeholders (i.e. Internal Controls, Controllers, Shared Services Center, etc.).
      • Support on the development of additional KRIs to be added as part of the data analytics journey.
      • Discuss results of KRI monitoring with Senior Leaders so they understand the risk and required actions to mitigate risks.
      • Address ad-hoc requests and facilitate data acquisition, as needed, to support internal audit projects and special audit projects.
        • Undergraduate degree in computer science, information systems, technology operations, cybersecurity, engineering or related fields required
        • 3+ years of professional experience in an IT/technology audit related role within a Big-4 accounting firm and/or large corporation's IT internal audit department preferred. Additional cybersecurity, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, etc. experience would be a plus
        • General knowledge of IT/technology risk/control frameworks (COSO, COBIT)
        • A professional audit/IT/technology (CISA, CIA, CISM, etc.) certification preferred
        • FMCG/Manufacturing experience preferred
        • SAP knowledge preferred
        • Goal-oriented and outgoing with strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
        • Ability to think, adapt and be agile and work analytically/rationally in a fast paced, ever-changing environment and risk landscape
        • Limited travel (up to 30%)
        • Must fluently speak English (other languages will be a plus)
        • The qualified candidate must be able to work with multiple organizations and teams, consistently meet deadlines and work well under time constraints and be able to quickly learn and understands diverse business areas/systems
        • Open to US Citizens and Green Card Holders Only

          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 Auditor- IT, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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