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Accounting & Finance Analyst

Date: 03-Dec-2022

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Company: Glanbia



Location: Mooresville, Indiana (close to Indianapolis!)


At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around 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 role involves supporting and developing the Accounting and Control function in PacMoore, a recent acquisition for GN. Core responsibilities include cash management/application, accounts receivable monitoring and accounts payable processing. Other key responsibilities include supporting the development of the Commercial/Operations Finance function and SAP/Systems integration that will take place in 2023/2024. Our team is responsible for financial reporting, planning, controls and business partnering with other internal/external stakeholders.


Essential Functions

  • Key player in the day to day running of the finance function in PacMoore
  • Support the month end close process for PacMoore and associated reporting and controls
  • Support the consolidation of monthly results and feed into the monthly reporting process led by the GN consolidation team
  • Play a key role in the Finance integration by demonstrating Glanbia Nutritionals way of working and participate in efforts to bring the PacMoore team into the greater GN finance forum
  • Accounts Receivable reporting and monitoring
  • Support the Shared Services Accounts Payable team and monitor the AP process
  • Payment processing in line with associated controls
  • Support the Commercial/Operations finance function in PacMoore as it evolves and key player in reporting KPIs and Commercial performance
  • Key player in the overall finance and systems integration of PacMoore and support PacMoore finance team in this work. Be a key liaison between PacMoore and GN
  • Play a role in ensuring that the required accounting control procedures are in place and are effective.  This includes the control and reconciliation of the PacMoore Balance Sheet in line with the Balance Sheet responsibility matrix
  • Key role in  BCS close process ensuring group deadlines are met
  • Support the evolving financial planning process and associated reporting requirements.
  • Support financial process and systems improvement activity ensuring all GN financial planning and reporting process are optimized and aligned with overall GN reporting structures
  • Cross-train with other GN analysts/teams and feed learnings back to PacMoore finance team



Education, Training:         

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of one to three years related experience and ability to sit for CPA exam.

Experience Required:

  • Strong financial acumen including strong technical accounting skills
  • Effective leadership and influencing skills
  • Ability to work in a cross functional matrix organization
  • Hands on experience of using and operating SAP systems (preferably with knowledge of BCS) and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint


Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Provide leadership to others through example of sharing of knowledge/skill


Language, Computer & Numeracy:

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Ability to write reports and correspondence
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routing database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.



Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment and light traffic).


Travel Requirements

  •  Minimal 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.




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: Chicago