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Analyst, Financial

Date: Mar 31, 2021

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.


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.


As the parent of Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Plc is a global performance nutrition and ingredients group with leading market positions in cheese, whey proteins, sports nutrition and micronutrient premixes headquartered in Kilkenny, Ireland. Glanbia Plc has over 6,900 employees in 34 countries worldwide. Its products are sold or distributed in over 130 countries. The company is organized into a number of divisions; Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), Glanbia Nutritionals, Glanbia Ireland and also a number of joint ventures. Revenues for Glanbia plc are approximately $4.1B. For more information visit the company website at: www.glanbia.com


• Weekly direct labor KPI analysis.

• Indirect spend and indirect labor analysis.

• Forecast and budget creation for Product Supply team OpEx and CapEx (Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Purchasing, Engineering, Quality, and Engineering).

• Monthly report creation and review including Overheads, Operations, and Product Supply.

• ROI analysis

• Support Productivity Improvement teams.

• Continuously Improve the Finance Operations team.

• Inventory reporting and control.

  • Support reductions in inventory.
  • Monitor at risk inventory.

• Balance Sheet Reconciliations.


Essential Competencies Identified for position:




  • Microsoft Excel

Pivot tables, sumif, v-lookup, etc.

  • Communication

Professionally communicate with the team.

  • Self-starter


  • Trustworthy




  • Analytics

Ability to dissect reports and recommend changes.



  • Advanced analysis

Review capital projects to justify ROI.   Ad-hoc analysis for Sr. Management.

  • Microsoft Excel

Will be given training on advanced techniques.





Other Experience

  • Microsoft Excel skills must be good.
  • SAP experience is a plus.
  • Team player – Will be working with various functional owners at the plants and at corporate.
  • Analytics
  • Manufacturing plant experience.



Education Level



4 Year / Bachelors Degree

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Professional Accountancy Qualification.


Minimum Years of Experience          0-1


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago