The Kraft Heinz Company

Finance Manager in Düsseldorf - Düsseldorf

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Job Title: Finance Manager
Location: Düsseldorf, Germany
Reports to: Financial Controller Poland, Germany and Spain

About the company

Our Company
To be the BEST food company, growing a BETTER world isn’t just a dream – it’s our GLOBAL VISION. 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. This is the perfect time to join our team and built something great. To be the best, we want the best – best brands, best practices and, most importantly, the best people. That’s where you come in…

Our Culture
It takes Great People to dream Big Dreams. Extra ordinary results define our work. Kraft Heinz is not for everyone, but amazing for the few – ambitious, result focused and hardworking people who can turn ideas into reality. We’re looking for people who aren’t just good, but who perform even better than we do. We will reward you with a career track so fast, only few companies can match. So are you already good in what you do? Join us and become the best.

About the Position

We have the perfect opportunity for a strong qualified accountant. The role will primarily report in to the Financial Controller Poland, Germany and Spain, but also with a reporting line in to CFO Central, North and East Europe. This is a hands-on role in a fast paced environment where the successful candidate must have the right attitude, be prepared to roll their sleeves up and be an excellent problem solver. This person will act as a bridge between the country and GBS teams for both month end and regulatory reporting** (US and local GAAP), to ensure that business events are correctly reflected in all financial reporting. We are looking for someone who doesn't need any motivation to develop, a self-starter, who is hungry to continually improve accounting processes. You will be working close together with various teams like our Business Planning team, the Taxes team, the Treasury team and the Sales Controlling team.

In brief, you will be responsible for:
  • Working with GBS and BBP team to ensure month end reporting correctly reflects BU results
  • Review of business activities, calculation, set up and posting of one off manual journals in accordance with journal policy and support for management accounting in the same.
  • All month end activities sign off, personally responsible for most sign offs
  • SOx control owner responsible for defining, documenting, carrying out, evidencing and self-testing relevant retained organisation SOx controls.
  • Set up and communicate regulatory reporting templates requiring completion by GBS and review output
  • Own all aspects of regulatory reporting.
  • Perform quality checks and sign off of indirect tax returns and other reporting relevant to indirect tax
  • Responsible for corporate tax reporting for German Sellco for USGAAP and local GAAP ensuring correctness of computation and promptness
  • Responsible for statutory financial reporting for German Sellco, to be 1st point of contact for all internal and local external audit requirements
  • Support GBS banking team with queries relating to German Sellco
  • Review of all Balance Sheet Account reconciliations, prepared and managed by GBS.


Hard Skills
! Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included), or be an EU Citizen, in order to proceed for this position. Please make sure you put your nationality on your resume. Unfortunately, we can't proceed with non-European citizens who need support for a working permit.

  • Education: Relevant degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Work Experience: Minimum 2-3 years of experience as Accounting Manager or independent Accountant
  • Languages: excellent German and English skills
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, Excel,
  • Advanced SAP user including Data Warehouse tools
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data
  • Proven knowledge of bookkeeping and accounting principles (local GAAP & US GAAP), practices, standards, laws and indirect/corporate tax regulations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy

Professional Attributes
  • Communication Skills
    - At Kraft Heinz you’ll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it’s important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
  • Confident / Ability to give pushback
    - You’re a go getter, you’re not easily thrown off your game, not even when you get resistance.
  • Ability to Simplify
    - We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated, when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
  • Analytical
    - We’re a very data driven company. You know how to translate complex data into a simple solution with your analytical mindset.
  • Result driven
    - You don’t only focus on your own results, but always do what’s best for the company.
  • Networking skills
    - You’re able to be interesting and interested in business conversations, motivating people to want to be in your network. The stronger the network you have, the more easily you can get things done. You, highly aware of that, are constantly expending your network.
  • Team player
    - Achieving results is nice, but achieving results with the team is simply the best. You’re a team player, which means you’re sometimes a leader, sometimes a follower but always working towards the same common goal together with your teammates.

What we offer you / You deserve
  • An 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);
  • A fast pace environment where each of your ideas count

Please apply by using the 'Apply' button.

Meer informatie
Deze vacature betreft een fulltime functie.

Functiecategorie(ën) Accountancy / Controlling / Fiscaal
Branch(es) Fast Moving Consumer Goods
Provincie(s) Duitsland
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