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Analyst, Commodity Risk Management

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 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Management, English

Job Description:

Kraft Heinz, The Company

As one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, we are proud to spark joy around mealtimes with a global portfolio of more than 200 brands. Some are iconic brands like Philadelphia Cream Cheese, Kraft Peanut Butter, Kraft Dinner and Heinz Ketchup. Others are fast growing new sensations that defy status quo like CRAVE. No matter the brand, we are united under one vision To Be the Best Food Company, Growing a Better World. Bringing this vision to life are our 36,000+ teammates around the world, making food people love.
Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership and commitment with Rise Against Hunger. And we also stand committed to sustainability, and the health of our planet and its people.
Every day, we are transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you're passionate like us -- and ready to create the future, build on a storied legacy, and participate as a conscientious global citizen -- there's one thing to do join us.

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. It all comes down to the way we empower our people to own their work. It's true Our employees are our competitive advantage.
As part of the Kraft Heinz family you're supported to grow and achieve. You're recognized and rewarded for outstanding performance at every level. You're given the opportunity to leave your mark and build legacies. But you won't do it alone. This is where our values and teamwork thrives and collaborative spirit fuels every day.

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity available for a sharp minded financial analyst to make a difference at Kraft Heinz. The CRM Analyst position lies within the Global Commodity Risk Management function. It is a key position that will help drive the function to the next level of advancement. You'll be working in a high performing team, alongside peers always trying to reach the next level. You'll be reporting into the Manager, CRM Data Analytics and Compliance. Get ready for a lot of exposure to internal senior stakeholders. The delivery of consistent, efficient and timely tracking, consolidation, modeling and reporting of global spend data for assigned portfolio of commodities will be your primary responsibility. You're constantly looking for improvement activities within this area.

In brief, you will be responsible for;
* Spend Management: Develop and leverage a deep understanding of Kraft Heinz global commodity portfolio spend by business unit by commodity, coverage strategies and market fundamentals. Deliver timely, rigorous, and accurate reporting and analysis of exposures, risks, costs, purchase price variance, and inflation etc. in order to support business decision making and strengthen the control environment. Support month-end and quarter-end close process, in conjunction with the global and regional procurement finance teams, to generate timely and accurate team results for subsequent consolidation and reporting to the key leadership stakeholders. Work closely with the entire global procurement team, risk managers and procurement finance teams to ensure that annual standards are appropriately set. Supports commodity team with timely preparation for weekly/bi-weekly/monthly meetings with respective stakeholders. This includes post meeting preparation and distribution of minutes of meetings summarizing key discussion topics, decisions made and next steps. Support ad hoc reporting requirements and/or special projects.
* Process Standardization/Optimization: Lead regional and global process standardization initiatives. Continuously improve analytical capability, developing and deepening understanding of commodity exposures and drivers within it. May also facilitate the development of cost models where appropriate to identify commodity costs that may not have been currently clearly broken out from total purchase price. Interface with regional and corporate functions across procurement, finance, accounting and treasury to understand and analyze hedging activity impacts across the business and program expansion opportunities. This includes developing tools and metrics to provide better insights into the hedging activities and key performance drivers for the team.
* Compliance Monitoring: Facilitate and oversee effective and consistent compliance and controls, both internally and externally, while ensuring financial integrity of the Commodities Spend Data. Provide constructive challenge to risk managers to ensure they are compliant to approved coverage strategies. Oversee daily mark-to-market value on existing commodity hedges, perform value-at-risk and market volatility analysis on uncovered portion of global commodity portfolio.
* Project Management: Participates actively on project management teams that are linked to the respective commodity area. These may include ongoing productivity, innovation, make vs buy, cost models, process improvement and IT systems development initiatives.


Hard Skills
! Please note that you need to have an EU Working Permit (Orientation Year Visa not included), or be an EU Citizen, in order to proceed for this position. Please make sure you put your nationality on your resume. Unfortunately, we can't proceed with non-European citizens who need support for a working permit.

* Education. Bachelor's degree in business, finance, mathematics, economics, supply chain, engineering or a related field. Master's degree preferred
* Work Experience. Minimum 2 years in a similar field with a global CPG company
* Knowledge/Abilities
* Must Have
* Advanced knowledge of MS Office including ability to create pivot tables and macros.
* Ability to deal effectively with a large number of global stakeholders
* Sense of urgency to meet deadlines in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment
* Detail orientation to ensure data accuracy under time pressure to deliver.
* Desirable but not a must-have
* Understanding of basic commodity risk management techniques.
* Working knowledge of any of the following platforms - Bloomberg, Reuters, Fact Set, Future Source.
* Language Knowledge. English

Professional Attributes
* Communication Skills
* At Kraft Heinz you'll easily be exposed to senior management, no matter your level. Therefore, it's important you have excellent communication skills, to deal with all kinds of different stakeholders.
* Confident / Ability to give pushback
* You're a go getter, you're not easily thrown off your game, not even when you get resistance.
* Resilience
* You're able to bounce back after a disappointment or set back, big or small. And always continue to move onward & upward.
* Ability to Simplify
* We like to keep it simple. And to execute fast. Your ability to simplify will be highly appreciated, when you provide simple solutions dealing with complex challenges.
* 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.
* 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.
* Curiosity, positivity & enthusiasm
* You're curious, positive and enthusiastic. People know you as the driver of the team.
* Project management skills
* Time management has no secrets for you. You're organized, structured and always have an overview of all the deliverables. You know how to bring multiple projects to a successful ending within the given timeframe.
* Networking skills
* You're able to be interesting and interested in business conversations, motivating people to want to be in your network. The stronger the network you have, the more easily you can get things done. You, highly aware of that, are constantly expending your network.
* Empathy - listening to the customer
* You're known for your empathy. You listen more and talk less, and therefore truly understand your customer. With that mindset you create commercial chances to optimize the customer experience.
* High pressure
* You don't get easily stressed by pressure, on the opposite, a demanding and dynamic environment is what keeps you energized.
* 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 / You deserve

* An ambitious employer; we only want to be 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;
* Reimbursement travel expenses;
* Always room for new ideas; if you have an excellent idea, please let us know and we can set it in action!


Source: Company website
Posted on: 01 Jul 2020
Languages: English
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