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General information

All posting locations: Mount Royal, Quebec, Canada

Job Function: 03 - Finance

Department: 03 - 02 - Accounting- Reporting- and Controlling

Date Published: 04-Jan-2021

Job Type: Temporary

Description & Requirements

Our Company

Headquartered in Toronto- Kraft Heinz Canada has an unparalleled portfolio of powerful and iconic brands- 7 of which are valued at over $100 million in sales. With over $3 billion in sales- Kraft Heinz Canada is the #1 food and beverage company in the country. At Mount Royal- QC- we manufacture some of Canada’s most iconic brands such as Kraft Peanut Butter- Renee’s salad dressing- Philadelphia Cream Cheese and KD among many others!

It’s A Question of Taste

Do 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.

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Role Overview

As Plant Controller for the Mt. Royal Plant- you will lead the management- reporting and planning of all Mt. Royal financial and accounting activities. Responsibilities including managing a team that is responsible for budgeting- financial analysis- managing the monthly close process- financial reporting and helping to drive plant productivity. In addition- the Plant Controller is responsible for ensuring the integrity of the financial records and safeguarding of assets ensuring a strong internal control environment in compliance with Kraft Heinz's policies- GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley.

This is a one year mat leave contract to begin with.

Key Components of the role

  • This role will report and present the manufacturing operation's financial results- risks- and opportunities to key stakeholders in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Manage month-end close process within SAP.
  • Reconcile Plant Balance Sheet accounts
  • Manage & maintain plant financial KPIs and metrics
  • Provide cost forecasting and analysis- productivity pipeline accuracy and analysis.
  • Provide thought leadership and insight on achievement of plant key performance metrics with a strong focus on cost reduction and improved operating efficiencies.
  • Conduct self-assessment audits and manage all internal/external audits.
  • Build and maintain financial standards (financial BOMS)
  • Identify and initiate process improvements.
  • Lead corporate initiatives within the plant. Support Business Unit Finance as required with respect to projects including capital appropriations- new product development- and plant utilization/capacity/asset management issues.
  • Provide financial support and tools for the CI teams.
  • Manage and develop 3 5 direct reports.


  • Bachelor’s in Business or Accounting/Finance or equivalent is required
  • Bilingual in French and English is considered a strong asset
  • Strong working knowledge of manufacturing operations- product costing- and systems
  • Excellent analytical- leadership- and communication skills
  • Orientation towards details and result driven; proactive and self-starter
  • Extensive practical systems knowledge (SAP/Other Costing Systems- advanced Excel)
  • Demonstrated Project and Change Management abilities
  • Professional accounting designation CPA- CMA- CGA and/or MBA in Accounting/Finance would be an asset

About The Kraft Heinz Company

The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world- with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods- The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality- great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home- in restaurants or on the go. The Company’s iconic brands include KraftHeinz- ABC- Capri SunClassicoJell-OKool-Aid- Lunchables- Maxwell House- Ore-Ida- Oscar Mayer- Philadelphia- Planters- PlasmonQuero- Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta. The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our people- our planet and our Company. For more information- visit

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