Manager Derivative Corporate Accounting

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016

H.J. Heinz Company Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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External Title
Manager Derivative Corporate Accounting

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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 food and beverage powerhouse, Kraft Heinz represents over $29 billion in revenue and is the 3rd largest food and beverage company in North America and 5th largest 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.

Owners Only!
This is a role for someone who craves a global challenge balanced by the desire to be accountable for delivering against the Kraft Heinz business model. It is both a strategic and a tactical position. Those that do not want to get their hands dirty or build out a function against a blank slate without buying pre-packaged solutions should not apply.

Role / Title:
The Manager of Derivative/Corporate Accounting will play a critical role in managing the accounting and reporting for financial instruments and long-term debt, from recording journal entries to providing required disclosures for SEC filings. This position will interact with Treasury, Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, and external auditors. This position will perform technical accounting and SEC research in order to provide management with timely information for decision-making and analysis. The position will also assist in other significant projects, which vary based on the Company s business transactions and priorities (e.g., acquisitions, divestitures, new policies, new types of transactions, training initiatives, benchmarking, etc.).

Key Components of the role:

* Accounting and reporting: managing the accounting activity related to the company s financial instruments (foreign exchange contracts, interest rate swap contracts, etc.), long-term debt and capital leases

* Preparing required disclosures to support SEC filings

* Planning and analysis

* Monitoring US GAAP and SEC developments and evaluating the impacts of new accounting and reporting rules

* Researching technical accounting matters

* Working with external auditors

* Assisting with projects relating to M&A activity, accounting and reporting as required

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred

* Strong knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations

* Minimum of four years of experience; some public accounting with emphasis in SEC engagements preferred

* Ability to effectively lead, manage and prioritize multiple projects, while effectively operating in a fast-paced, complex global organization with shifting schedules and priorities

* Detail-oriented

* Experience with SAP and Hyperion Financial Management a plus

* Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills

* Ability to work efficiently and achieve high quality results

* Excellent analytical, teamwork, customer service and leadership skills

The Kraft Heinz Company is an equal employment employer and is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. As an equal opportunity employer, The Kraft Heinz Company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the American s with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 847 646-6044 for assistance.

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Chicago, IL

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