Analyst, Finance - Procurement

Analyst, Finance - Procurement

05 May 2019

Analyst, Finance - Procurement

Our CompanyThe Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.It's a Question of TasteDo more, be more. Whatever your aspirations, experience something exceptional at Kraft Heinz. We'll give you the freedom to determine your own direction and deliver in your own style. Outperform our expectations and you'll move forward faster than you ever thought possible. Come ready to dream. Come eager to grow.Get a taste of what your career could be at kraftheinzcompany.com/careers.Job DescriptionRole / TitleThe Analyst, Finance – Direct Procurement serves as the voice of finance in the decision making process as it relates to quarterly/annual reviews, monthly close process (including analysis and reporting), development of the strategic plan. The position is key to drive behavior in Procurement to pursue strategic pricing and better negotiations and will focus in subset of Direct Procurement (CoPack, Ingredients or Packaging). In addition, the position interacts with the Operations group to support productivity efforts.Key Responsibilities include: Direct Procurement

Responsible for central directs analytics and reporting (to Central US, CAN and Global teams) – including Purchase Price Variance (PPV) actuals, Forecast, Inflation and Value Engineering (VE)

Implement process improvement projects and data/report automation with IT team leveraging tools as Tableau and Smartview

Facilitate Monthly Performance Reviews (MPR) for the Packaging, Copack, Ingredients areas

Coordinate monthly forecast process and inputs with Buyers and R&D to ensure accurate forecasting

Align with Business Units and Ops that BOM reformulation is appropriately recognized on the correct P&L

Support Leads in ad hoc requests and quantifying financials that results in a clear message for leadership and buyers

Complete weekly forecasting exercise to provide leadership visibility to current month projections

Partner with R&D and Procurement to identify and support savings initiatives related to value engineering for all Direct procurement categories

Minimum Qualifications

BS in Engineering, Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.

Strong business acumen, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills

Ability to influence cross-functional team members

Strong Technical and Systems orientation

Motivated self-starter who can effectively work under pressure and manage multiple priorities

Team player who manages collaboratively with the ability to influence management, in some cases without authority

Exhibits strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills

#LI-MH1Location(s)Chicago/Aon CenterEqual Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identityThe Kraft Heinz Company is revolutionizing the food industry – we will be the most profitable food company powered by the most talented people with unwavering commitment to our communities, leading brands and highest product quality in every category in which we compete. As a global powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $26 billion in revenue and is the 5th largest food and beverage company in the world. At Kraft Heinz, to be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world is more than a dream – it is our GLOBAL VISION. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people.

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