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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Finance & Accounting
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Utrecht
    • Date Posted
      August 11,2021
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    Assistant Finance Manager (Site based)

    About Us

    The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

    No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

    Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

    We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

    As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

    General information

    All posting locations: Utrecht, , Netherlands

    Job Function: 03 - Finance

    Department: 03 - 02 - Accounting- Reporting- and Controlling

    Date Published: 30-Jul-2021

    Job Type: Regular

    Description & Requirements

    About the role

    We have an excellent opportunity available for an Assistant Controller at our site based in Utrecht who wants to make a difference within Kraft Heinz. Together with the Site Controller you will be responsible for the finance and control activities of the site producing the traditional Dutch A-brands: De Ruijter- Venz- Karvan Cevitam- Roosvicee and Brinta. The focus in Utrecht is on operational excellence and the Site Controller will need to provide support to make sure the factory will show year on year improvements. You will work in a small local finance team- but being part of a bigger multidisciplinary site team- European finance team and will work closely together with the Global Center of Excellence in Amsterdam that gives the opportunity with high exposure.

    Responsibilities and main activities
    We are looking for a self-starter- who is eager to learn with a hands-on mentality. You will be the key contact person between our head office and the site for financial reporting and all other financial related questions. Apart from the actual- forecast and budget routines your main goal is to improve factory performance and deliver support on all finance topics. You are the owner of the P&L and you feel a high responsibility in driving results and deliver targets.

    To be successful in this position you need to be analytical- accurate and able to motivate others.


    Key accountabilities:

    • Coordination and delivery of period closing- forecasting and budget activities and analyses;
    • Ensure full and timely management information and performance measurements against KPI’s and financial targets.
    • Challenge internal performance against these KPI’s and targets;
    • Decision support related to cost prices and improving the quality/accuracy of cost prices in the system; for capex/improvement projects: business cases preparation- savings/IRR calculations and project completion calculations;
    • Work on own initiatives to drive improvements and efficiencies in ways of working;
    • Provide insightful and actionable analysis as needed;
    • Independently manage complex subjects and issues when needed;
    • Support and deliver inputs to factory projects;
    • Replace Site Controller in case of absence or as required


    Experience & competences

    • Bachelor in Business Economics or related- Master degree in a pré;
    • Several years of professional experience in business control or business analysis- preferably in a factory or Supply Chain environment;
    • Knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain Finance;
    • Language Knowledge: English & Dutch
    • Team player; motivate and guide people
    • Strong analytical skills and accuracy in work- with the ability to apply good judgement in analysis- reporting- planning and forecasting. Ability to analyze problems and recommend actionable suggestions for change;
    • Planning and prioritization skills. Ability to work under pressure with a sense of urgency and to deliver to tight deadlines;
    • Experienced user in MS Office/ Excel
    • Knowledge/experience in accounting and with product costing (SAP) is a plus.


    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; with possibilities to move to our international headquarters in Amsterdam in the future;
    • A competitive salary and excellent bonus structure (above market);
    • 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!

    Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

     
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