Req Number: hein-00004414
Heinz North America is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst to work closely with the West Coast Paste Management Group and Operations Finance to understand, predict, control and improve tomato paste manufacturing costs at the six paste co-packing facilities. This position is also responsible for the financial management of $132MM in Paste/Dice inventory and $28MM in bin inventory.
Who will be successful in this role? An individual who will.
' Facilitate and coordinate all tomato paste and diced tomato shipments to 16 HNA factories as well as Canada and Mexico.
' Ensure proper application of financial aspects of paste/dice contracts with all co-packers.
' Perform the tomato paste inventory reconciliation on a monthly basis; reconciling co-packers book to HNA book inventory.
' Coordinate the development of standard costs for tomato paste and diced tomatoes.
' Coordinate and reconcile the annual physical inventory of tomato paste, diced tomatoes and bins at 6 co-packers and 16 HNA factories.
' Analyze and monitor Tomato Paste/Diced Tomato PPV against budgets, forecasts, goals and provide accurate, clear and concise reporting to Operations management.
' Prepare Capital Appropriations and Leasing Requests as appropriate.
' Prepare the budget and forecasts for West Coast Tomato Paste Management Overhead spend.
' Assist the Director of Global Tomato Supply Chain with Global KPI's for tomato paste and ketchup yield performance.
' Monitor and maintain Tomato Paste Management system, ensure accurate interface with BPCS, resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.
' Research issues identified by Pittsburgh Inventory Accounting.
' Review Wire Transfers for accuracy before payment.
The following skills and experience are required to be considered for this position:
' BS in Finance or related field
' 5+ years direct cost accounting experience
' 2+ years cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment
' Good knowledge of financial and operational systems
' Strong PC Skills
' Excellent analytical skills
' Good verbal and writing skills
' Strong interpersonal skills that are conducive to working with all levels in the organization and in a team environment
' Qualities to develop and coordinate special projects and new operational processes
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Heinz is a global powerhouse with a long history of success. We offer an environment of strength, stability and exceptionally varied opportunity. Under our impressive portfolio of brands, we lead the industry in quality, value, consumer loyalty, and consumer expectations. Heinz was recently ranked #1 in overall Customer Satisfaction by the American Customer Satisfaction Index against 225 companies in 47 industries. We are able to achieve these great milestones through great people - our talent is entrepreneurial, empowered and always collaborative with a culture that allows each person to have an impact every day. Your career with us is limited only by your drive, ambition and imagination and we're committed to maximizing the talents of those who join us. We invite you to learn more about this career opportunity and determine if you're ready to join Heinz!