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Senior Finance Analyst

Kraft Heinz

Kraft Heinz

IT, Accounting & Finance
Remote
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced finance professional to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Senior Finance Analyst position lies within the Regional HQ and is based in our London office (The Shard).

You’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the Regional HQ Finance Manager.

The responsibility will include but not limited to the delivery of Zero Based Budget (ZBB) results and assist on the month end close process for a number of Regional HQ entities. In addition, you will be asked looking for ways for improvement.


In brief, working with Regional HQ Finance Manager to deliver the following:

  • Acting as a ZBB lead for Regional HQ budget of approximately $60m;
  • Assist on the month end close process for a number of Regional HQ entities, providing necessary analysis and insight;
  • Implementing the Kraft Heinz cost control culture within the Regional HQ & owning the ZBB rituals and routines for the Regional HQ (e.g. preparing monthly variance analysis of actuals against forecast and AOP);
  • Working with different departments to draw up the annual budget based on ZBB principal;
  • Tracking and monitoring department spending against ZBB guidelines and ensuring they are in line with budget; identifying risks & opportunities and developing action plans;
  • Being a Finance Business Partner for the various functional business owners (e.g. including functional heads of Tax, Technology, Marketing, HR and Treasury);
  • Managing any one-off P&L items (e.g. all P&L items up to EBITDA);
  • Acting as a key finance contact with our outsourced shared services function and aligning with other functional teams to coordinate cross charges;
  • Leading the annual Management Service recharge process across for transfer for transfer pricing purpose;
  • Oversee the accounting system set up process across and provide expertise support for the companies;
  • Owning all balance sheet items associated with the Regional HQ entities & supporting other areas of the Regional HQ accounting team;
  • Working with the accounts payable team to ensure timely settlement of invoices.

Qualifications


Hard Skills and Capabilities

  • Having strong data manipulation and analytical skills;
  • Having strong communication and problem-solving abilities;
  • Be able to partner with the business & provide financial insight;
  • Advanced Excel and Power Pivot skills is essential;
  • Having a knowledge in Tableau and Power BI will be advantageous;
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines with can do attitude
  • Proficient in written and spoken English

Professional Attributes

  • Communication Skills
    • At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • Analytical
    • We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.
  • Curiosity, positivity & enthusiasm
    • You’re curious, positive and enthusiastic. People know you as the driver of the team.
  • Networking skills
    • You’re able to be interesting and interested in business conversations, motivating people to want to be in your network. The stronger the network you have, the more easily you can get things done. You, highly aware of that, are constantly expending your network.
  • High pressure
    • You don’t get easily stressed by pressure, on the opposite, a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.

What we offer you

  • An ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you;
  • A fast career track like only few other companies can match;
  • Permanent contract; for we believe in doing big bets on people;
  • Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!
  • Hybrid working (3/2)

Location(s)


Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.