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Financial Analyst

Date: Jun 10, 2022

Location: Carlsbad, CA, CA, US

Company: Glanbia

Financial Analyst- Operations


Supervisor’s Title:           Plant Controller

Location:                          Carlsbad, CA

Department:                   Finance

Status:                              6-12 Month Contract


At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers on dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.


Job Summary


This position will create and complete financial reports for our Springfield, Missouri and Carlsbad, California Operations plants within the Finance department.  The position will involve the evaluation, interpretation, and reporting on daily, weekly and monthly operational reporting and analysis for Premix business units.

*This is a 6-12 month contract role.


Essential Functions

  • Responsible for preparing various weekly and monthly analysis as assigned;
  • Complete month end closing tasks within assigned deadlines;
  • Assist with planning process, including preparation of variance reports and commentary;
  • Provide ad hoc reporting and projects, analysis and trend information as needed;
  • Interact and partner with finance and operations teams across the Springfield and Carlsbad plants;
  • Responsible for monthly financial operations close and reporting cycle, manufacturing variances, production reports including overhead analysis;
  • Participate in the annual budgeting and forecasts activities. Provide detailed analysis on the development of the cost and present variances;
  • Provide analytical support and data in a timely manner to the production, supply chain and other support departments. Participate in operational decision making;
  • Assist in capital expenditure project accounting including ROI analysis, project spend vs. plan, and initial fixed asset setup;
  • Support Plant Controller on oversee financial aspects of all plant operations of Springfield, MO and Carlsbad, CA.


Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects or action teams



Education, Training:  

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three year’s related experience.
  • Professional accounting qualification preferred but equivalent experience will be considered.


Experience Required:

  • Minimum of three year’s related experience


Knowledge, Skills & Competencies: 

  • SAP, Business Object
  • Excel, Access


Typical Physical Activity

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to decipher color and to focus on objects within 20 feet.


Typical Environmental Conditions

Should be able to decipher color and to focus on objects within 20 feet. May be exposed to moderate noise levels.


Travel Requirements

    • Occasional overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.



Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.


Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

Nearest Major Market: San Diego