Plant Controller, Finance - Mason City
Mason City, IA 
Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

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. While Kraft Heinz is co-headquartered in Chicago and Pittsburgh, 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.

We spark joy around mealtime with our iconic brands, including Kraft, Oscar Mayer, Heinz, Philadelphia, Lunchables, Velveeta, Planters, Maxwell House, Capri Sun, Ore-Ida, Kool-Aid, Jell-O, Primal Kitchen, and Classico, among others.

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 & 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.

Job Description
Role / Title

This role provides to Corporate and local management financial support, reporting, planning and analytical interpretation based on sound financial judgment and expertise. This position is responsible for developing product cost standards, analyzing plant performance, preparing weekly, monthly and annual forecasts and annual budgets. This position will lead the finance team in the Kraft Heinz Mason City Plant.

Key Components of the role

  • This position is a financial representative and is responsible for maintaining the integrity of all financial policies, maintaining internal controls, establishing operating budgets, and accurately forecasting and reporting financial performance for Mason City.
  • Develop annual budget (AOP), ensuring accurate costs by department/cost component
  • Ensure completion of month end close requirements (journal entries, SAP, LPR) and monthly reporting of results including analysis of the drivers of results.
  • Establish and maintain internal controls consistent with corporate requirements and good business practice.
  • Provide leadership for financial integrity, strong controls and transactional activities, including LPR and SAP daily/weekly/monthly responsibilities.
  • Support department and plant initiatives, including quality and safety. Volunteer to lead or co-lead initiatives.
  • Participate on the plant leadership team and in weekly performance meetings.


  • Bachelor's Degree Accounting/Finance or similar degree
  • Minimum 5-7 years Financial Analysis/Cost Accounting experience with emphasis in manufacturing preferred.
  • Experience leading a team is preferred.
  • Strategic Thinking Skills
  • Technical Learning Ability
  • Solid understanding of General Accounting and Cost Accounting principles.
  • High level of integrity and ability to maintain strong controls environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, ability to work with information
  • Strong ERP and financial system background preferred.
  • Proficient with software such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, including the ability to create, modify and ensure accuracy of complex spreadsheets.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills.
  • Quality Orientation - Attention to detail
  • Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness in the face of changing priorities and tasks, ability to manage multiple assignments.
  • Teamwork/Collaboration - Working effectively with those outside the formal line of authority to accomplish organizational goals.
Location(s)Mason City Plant

Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity
It is the continuing policy of The Kraft Heinz Company to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws and regulations.
Final candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship. Exceptions requesting work visa sponsorship will be reviewed on a case to case basis.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 7 years
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