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Senior Cost Analyst/Accountant

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Company: Glanbia

Company Description

Glanbia is a global nutrition company, grounded in science and nature and dedicated to providing better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. The company takes pure and clean ingredients including milk, whey and grains and using expert knowledge and capabilities produces high quality nutritional ingredients and branded consumer products for customers and consumers worldwide.


Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia located in Downers Grove, Illinois. GPN’s brand portfolio consists of – Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Think!, Nutramino ABB, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass and SlimFast, each with its own brand essence. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition and lifestyle products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, ready-to-eat snacks and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet, gyms and FDM in a variety of formats including powders, bars and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries.


We are hiring for Senior Cost Accountant role within our Supply Chain finance team. You will assist the Cost Accounting manager with ad hoc reporting, strategic analysis, own monthly recovery/absorption process and execute a variety of cost accounting related duties:

In this role you will: 

  • Financially own and take responsibility for inventory cost valuations, including quarterly standard cost updates and overhead costs.
  • Contribute to key metrics reporting and analysis for operations
  • Review financial reconciliations to support the month end and quarterly close processes
  • Forecast P&L performance and track thru weekly flash reports.
  • Ensure accuracy of products costs for both internal and external audits.
  • Integrate company acquisitions into Glanbia’s product costing processes.
  • Analyze Procurement spend, trends, and opportunities.
  • Partner with R&D and Procurement to find opportunities for BOM savings.
  • Support the cost accounting manager in executing ad hoc reporting and analysis
  • Support Cost Accounting Manager during forecasting and budgeting processes
  • Own monthly recovery/absorption process & book related month end close journal entries
  • Other Duties as needed 


Glanbia Performance Nutrition has enjoyed consistent double-digit growth which has been achieved both organically and through acquisition. Today, GPN has approximately $1.2B in revenue and 2,500 employees worldwide. With state-of-the-art production facilities occupying over 500,000 square feet of operating space, GPN is the only sports nutrition company to manufacture and market items in every product category. 

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago