Logistics & S&OP Finance Analyst
Logistics & S&OP Finance AnalystOur 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 DescriptionAbout the PositionWe have an excellent opportunity available in Finance Team to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. As Northern Europe Logistics Finance Analyst you’ll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the Northern Europe Logistics Finance Controller. You will be successful with high level of energy, enthusiasm and a strong commitment to go an extra mile. You will be able to demonstrate resilience and integrity though building relationships with senior internal and external stakeholders.ResponsibilitiesNorthern Europe principally comprises the UK&I (‘UK’) business, together with Nordics. The UK plays a key role in the performance of the Kraft Heinz EMEA business, with an annual budget of $50m. The functional responsibility involves managing the costs of warehouse storage, together with inbound to and outbound delivery from the Kraft Heinz National Distribution Centre (located in Kitt Green, Wigan). The UK business partners closely with a key logistics service provider (‘LSP’), and as such, relationship and contract management will be a critical success factor. This role requires someone with a desire to make a difference through putting ideas into action, operating in an environment of continuous improvement.Key requirements:An experienced and ambitious accountant looking for a business partnering style roleImplementation of the Kraft Heinz cost control culture within the Logistics spaceAnalytical skills with a view to developing insights in the business to unlock real cost efficiencies and process optimizationDotted line management of a team responsible for the processing of invoices and management of inventoryResponsible for reporting of actuals, forecast and budgetPreparation of annual budgetVendor and contract management, incl. review of KPIsActing as a subject matter expert, improving supply chain awareness and understanding within the businessAd-hoc request providing business support for projects, savings opportunities, new enterpriseQualificationsHard SkillsPlease kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.EssentialBachelor’s degree in relevant fieldStudying towards a professional accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACCA or equiv.) with headway made through examsAbility to partner with the business & provide financial expertiseHigh level of proven numeric & analytical capabilityStress resistanceAdvanced Excel skillsAbility to work under pressure and deliver to tight deadlines with can do attitudeDesirableKnowledge of US GAAP, SC/Logistics Finance, SAP & TableauProfessional AttributesResilienceYou’re able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back, big or small. And always continue to move onward & upward.Analytical We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset. High pressure You don’t get easily stressed by pressure, on the opposite, a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.Project management skillsTime management has no secrets for you. You’re organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.Result drivenYou don’t only focus on your own results, but always do what’s best for the company.What we offer youAn ambitious employer; we only want to the best for you; A fast career track like only few other companies can match;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!Location –London, The ShardWigan, Kraft Heinz National Distribution CentreLocation(s)Kitt Green, London - The ShardThe 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.