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All posting locations: Utrecht, , Netherlands
Job Function: 03 - Finance
Department: 03 - 02 - Accounting- Reporting- and Controlling
Date Published: 20-Aug-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.
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