Kraft Heinz Manager, Finance - PPM in Chicago, Illinois

Our Company

The 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 Taste

Do 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 Description

Our Company

The 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 $26.5 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 Taste

Do 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 Description

Job Highlights: The Manager, Finance – PPM, is the dedicated financial resource to guide the analysis of pricing, promotions, and performance of the Sales area. This role supports continuous improvement projects around trade, promotions, and pricing in collaboration with key stakeholders in Sales and Finance. A key responsibility is the use of data to identify gaps and opportunities to drive incremental sales by customer and category.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Support the development of the Sales area annual operating plan through financial tools, process design, and analysis.

  • Support the development and execution of annual budget targets, weekly/monthly routine, revenue mix analysis, and customer profitability reporting.

  • Develop pre- and post-event model and support the translation of findings into actionable recommendations.

  • Partner with customer business teams and business units to understand event results and impacts against annual operating plan.

  • Test assumptions for building the base business and measure actual results to identify key impacts on new items and promotions.

  • Use modeling tools to identify opportunities to optimize base pricing and promotional strategies and communicate findings to peers and manager.

  • Lead detailed analyses to determine optimal use of trade. Track and measure effectiveness, identifying opportunities for improvement.

  • Understand market, customer, and competitive trends on trade and pricing.

  • Liaise with Sales and Commercial Finance teams to gather best practices and assess fit for the respective Sales Finance team.

  • Identify and recommend opportunities to improve existing financial rituals, routines, and reporting methods.

*Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Concentration in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration preferred.

  • Four years of experience delivering results in Sales, Finance, or Shopper Insights. Trade promotion experience strongly preferred.

  • Advanced command of Microsoft Excel with ability to quickly learn analytical modeling tools and techniques

  • Strong analytical, written, and verbal communication skills, including report and presentation skills.

  • Ability to influence and negotiate with cross-functional team members.

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

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain flexibility in an ever-changing environment.

*EEO Policy

Kraft Heinz Foods Company is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, women, veterans, and disabled individuals, among other protected statuses.

Location(s)

Chicago/Aon Center

Location(s)Chicago/Aon Center

The 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.