Technical Accounting Manager
Chicago, IL 
Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

Position Summary

The Kraft Heinz Technical Accounting team operates similar to a consulting group, which advises and supports various groups within Kraft Heinz on complex accounting matters. Specifically, the Technical Accounting Manager will conduct technical accounting research and document conclusions on transaction accounting topics to inform management decision-making. The Manager of Technical Accounting will also review technical memoranda, global accounting policies, and quarterly and annual financial statement disclosures prepared by staff. In this role, you will be engaged to support various complex transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures, contemplated by the organization, to ensure the Company arrives at the correct accounting conclusions. The ability the understand the flow of financial information through all systems and collaborate effectively with many internal cross-functional teams and external specialists will be critical to success in this role. This is a high-visibility role, operating in a fast-paced, dynamic environment requiring the ability to adapt quickly and provide timely information to management for analysis and decision-making related varying complex transactions.

This is an exciting role in an elite accounting team that will be providing unique insights to deliver on strategic vision of the organization. The ideal candidate for this role must be team focused, highly analytical and detail oriented, as well as being proactive in dealing with multiple functions within the business. Deal or valuation experience is a bonus. This role will provide a high degree of visibility and must be a productive business partner.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assessing proper accounting and reporting for complex transactions
  • Reviewing and maintaining up-to-date global financial accounting policies
  • Supporting various teams, both within and outside of the Global Controllership organization, to ensure accounting for various transactions is correct
  • Coordinating purchase accounting and carve-outs, as well as assisting on integration and separation plans for acquisitions and divestitures
  • Support the rollout of necessary trainings to support continued development for the broader organization
  • Collaborating across our global organization and with external consultants to execute such plans
  • Conducting special projects, as required


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of relate experience
  • Three years of public accounting experience, with an emphasis in SEC engagements
  • Strong work-ethic and drive to learn
  • Detail-oriented with a high sense of urgency and exceptional organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proven analytical, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and achieve results, while maintaining high quality
Location(s)Chicago/Aon Center

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact .

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 Experience
3 to 5 years
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