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: Paris, , France

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 21 - Planning and Performance Management (PPM) - Commercial

Date Published: 01-Apr-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

Position: Sales Finance Lead (PPM Lead)

Location: Paris

You will get a unique opportunity as Sales Finance Lead to make something great happen at Kraft Heinz. The position of Sales Finance Lead is based in the French business unit. You can expect a high performing team that is always working to reach the next level. You will report directly to the CFO and have high interactions with the Sales Directors. We offer a lot of international networking and direct contact with our management team. You are always optimizing processes and routines in your area of responsibility as well as the entire business unit.

These tasks await you:

  • Managing Financials for both the Retail and Foodservice Channels

  • Preparation of financial analyses and tracking of annual negotiations and promotion deals

  • Control and optimization of all customer discounts and allowances

  • Ensuring the financial viability of all customer related initiatives

  • Analyzing monthly performance of customers and validating sales forecasts

  • Preparation of monthly forecasts

  • Support top-line budget plans at the customer level

  • Prepare monthly and ad hoc presentations for the business unit lead

  • Development and calculation of project related business cases in collaboration with the sales teams

  • Management of a team of two analysts

What you bring to the table:

! Please note: for this position you need a work permit valid in France

  • A university degree in business administration- finance or controlling

  • At least 3 - 5 years of professional experience in controlling- ideally in the food or consumer goods industry

  • Very strong knowledge of Excel

  • SAP knowledge is an advantage

  • Very good knowledge of English and fluent French

That's how you convince us:

  • Communication skills: at Kraft Heinz- you can quickly advance to a management position- regardless of your entry-level position. For this reason- it is extremely important that you are communicative and can always deal confidently and convincingly with all kinds of colleagues- customers and external stakeholders.

  • Confident and resilient: You always look ahead and don't let disappointments slow you down. You don't let pressure stress you out- and a challenging and dynamic work environment is what motivates you.

  • Analytical: Numbers play one of the most important roles in our company. With your analytical understanding- you find simple solutions for complex contexts.

  • Team player: Achieving goals is always great- but achieving these goals with your team is the best.  You're an absolute team player- which means you can take leadership but also give it away to always achieve a common goal.

What we offer you:

  • An ambitious employer who only wants the best for you

  • Fast advancement opportunities

  • Remuneration in line with the market as well as a dynamic and above-average bonus system

  • Permanent employment relationship; we believe in our employees

  • Attractive benefits

  • Room for self-realization; You have good ideas? Then let's realize them together!

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