About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Segrate, Milano, Italy

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 20 - Revenue Management & Trade Finance

Date Published: 25-May-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Category Finance Specialist – Sauces

We have an excellent opportunity available for an experienced Category Finance Specialist to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The Category Finance Specialist Sauces lies within the Italy Business Unit and is fully dedicate to the Sauces category. You’ll be working in a high performing team- alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You’ll be reporting into the CFM & RGM Lead Italy. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders. The delivery of KH Financial controls and guidance for the category assigned will be your primary responsibility. You’re constantly looking for improvement activities within Italy.

In brief- you will be responsible for:

  • Standardizing sell-out financial process and reports
  • Monitoring competitor performance
  • Support category lead
  • Defining commercial conditions of KHC innovation products
  • Supporting Sales and Finance Planning team controlling Trade spend
  • Guiding Category teams on Price and promo Strategic mid/long-term plan
  • Delivering special projects

Hard Skills
Please kindly note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included) in order to proceed for this position.

  • BS in Finance- Accounting or Business Administration required.
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of experience in Finance/Accounting/Category in multinational company with proven track record of delivering results in sales- finance- CIS analytics- shopper insights or supply chain.
  • Ability to influence cross-functional team members. Strong business acumen.

Professional Attributes

  • 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.

  • Commercial Sense

You don’t only want to win; you hate to lose. You’re always seeking for opportunities to expand your business and create more savings- while over delivering your targets.

  • 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

  • An ambitious employer; we only want 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: Segrate (Mi)

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity