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Senior Financial Analyst- Strategic Planning

Company: Kraft-Heinz
Location: Chicago
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

General information

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

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Date Published: 23-Feb-2024

Ref #: R-79733

Description & Requirements

Who are we? The Kraft Heinz brands you know and love, but Not.The Kraft Heinz Not Company is a 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 skillsets. When we come together, we are a fast-moving, consumer-driven, 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!

We are currently looking for aSenior Financial Analyst, Strategic Planning

Primary responsibilities will be:

  • Partner closely with CFO, Head of Strategic Finance , and cross-functional partners to build and maintain the long-term strategic model, including identifying levers, goals, and actions to achieve 1YP, 3YP & 10YP P&L ambitions
  • Co-own continual assessment of strategy, and incorporate iterations
  • Contribute to business framing, structure, and implementation of special projects (e.g., category expansions, international expansion, margin improvement strategy)
  • Co-develop and manage Board materials, monthly business reviews and corporate governance, including defining calendar, and agendas
  • Define and standardize key forums, governances, and processes
  • Partner cross-functionally to drive financial performance by using best practices that provide clear financial insight into results, to the joint venture and to parent companies
  • Leverage financial insights to bring strategic scenario planning and modeling to help accelerate growth
  • Support ad-hoc projects and/or deep dives in core business

    The ideal candidate will have:
    • Bachelor of Science in a quantitative based field (e.g., Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Accounting)
    • 2+ years of proven experience in Corporate Strategy, Finance, FP&A, Consulting, Investment Banking, Private Equity, Accounting or similar required
    • Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) business experience preferred
    • Experience with Microsoft products (e.g., Teams, Excel, PowerPoint), SAP suites (e.g., BOI, BI, BEX), Oracle (e.g., Smartview, Tableau, FiT), and Hyperion tools
    • Ability to influence by building trust through strong communication and analysis
    • Strives to build cross-functional relationships with senior leaders and within peer groups
    • Team player whom brings positive attitude, energy and sense of urgency
    • Open to feedback, change and evolving responsibilities

      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 , Senior Financial Analyst- Strategic Planning, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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