Sr. Manager - Accounts Payable
Posted on: November 19, 2023
All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of
Job Function: 03 - Finance
Date Published: 12-Sep-2023
Ref #: R-74592
Description & Requirements
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Finance lead to join our
Finance Digital Transformation journey. In this role- you will
manage S/4 Hana Central Finance implementation and provide SAP
Finance & Accounting expertise . You will lead the Finance team and
the SI partner- closely with senior stakeholders in business & IT-
into requirements gathering- solutioning and delivery of the new
platform. The lead provides input into project plan- status
reporting- management of project controls- ensure quality delivery
in their respective area. Engage with subject matter experts in the
business throughout the project to ensure solution will meet
The Payables Lead will be responsible for the implementation of
Central Vendor Payment and Bank integration for the Americas Region
. That includes responsibility over the financial impact of Invoice
Receipt and Payables process. This lead will ensure accuracy
between FGP and Invoice receipt processing (Purchase order- Good
Receipt & Invoice Receipt) in regional systems also overseeing
Vendor master data integration- including reference master data
mappings/replication. This role requires strong partnership with
the Global Business Services teams.
Responsibilities (Duties that must be performed on a regular
- Creates a successful liaison the Finance/GBS organization needs
and the technical aspects of the Central Finance Modules
implementation with the IT Team.
- Provides functional expertise - hands-on delivery-
customizations- guidance- presentation- and training on SAP
functionality- as the starting point for train the trainer.
- Remove any impediments preventing the team from making
- Map business requirements- processes- and objectives and
develop necessary product modifications
- Conduct complex and interactive solutioning workshops.
- Conducts testing cycle with the business
- Maintains relationships with business process owners and obtain
sign-offs as applicable
- Experience: 8+ years of experience working in Finance or
- Indirect team leadership experience and influence with ability
to engage at the executive level
- Experience in working in a large global FMCG company
- Knowledge of offshore / outsourced financial models
- Shown experience implementing on time SAP roll outs
- A forward- strategic problem solver that can help craft the way
their business process or domain operates in the future
- A Subject Matter Expert (SME) in their domain with a strong
understanding of how the existing business works or strong
knowledge in functional skillset
- Great communicator - written and verbal
- Has foresight to see issues- and risks in their domain- and
have the courage to escalate where required
- Open for travel- within Europe and to Americas during specific
periods of the project (-10% of time)
If you possess the required skills and experience and you are
enthusiastic about leading SAP Central Finance implementation and
driving transformation solutions- we invite you to join our team
and contribute to our success.
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.
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 NATAI@kraftheinz.com.
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