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Reporting and Analysis Manager

Date: Jul 25, 2019

Location: Evanston, IL, IL, US, 60606

Company: Glanbia

Reporting and Analysis Manager


Reports to:          Director Finance, Operations & Commercial Centers of Excellence

Department:        Finance

Location:             Chicago, IL

Pay Status:          Exempt


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.




This position is will play a key role for all financial reporting, planning, and analysis for the Operations and Commercial Centers of Excellence for Glanbia Nutritionals. Our Reporting and Analysis Manager will provide key analysis to our Global Leaders helping them drive value add decisions.




  • Responsible for consolidation of monthly Operations & Commercial reporting packs and related analysis
  • Hold monthly internal performance review meetings across the GN manufacturing sites (based in the US, Germany & China)
  • Ensuring that the most relevant Operations KPI’s and related analysis are being reported up to the COO each month
  • Inspire, lead and engage a team of four analysts
  • Responsible for consolidated regional Commercial reporting on a monthly and ad hoc basis
  • Responsible for ad hoc Commercial and Operations financial analysis as required
  • Responsible for tracking and reporting of all capital expenditure across GN (>$$50m budget per year)
  • Responsible for reporting on Procurement and Understanding Losses Savings projects across GN
  • Responsible for freight reporting across GN
  • Finance Business Partner for the Centers of Excellence- HR, Supply Chain, Engineering, Procurement, Supply Chain, Tech Services, and Glanbia Performance System (Lean Manufacturing)
  • Collaborate with local GN Operations and Commercial Finance teams in order to drive efficiencies and standardization of processes across the organization
  • Management of the month end process timeline and also the Budget/Forecast process timeline, to ensure good communication across the various finance groups and that key deadlines are met
  • Responsible for the Variable Pay Plan process
  • Review work and test for reasonableness; identify questionable results and investigate root cause



  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Finance
  • Requires a minimum of 6+ years (6-10 preferred) in financial reporting, planning, and analysis
  • Professional Accounting Accreditation preferred.
  • Experience in leading a high performing team.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Ability to prioritize tasks



The physical demands described represent those that must be met by an employee and the work environment characteristics are those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Physical Demands

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally involves standing and walking.


Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers.
  • Involves light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of an administrative nature.



  • Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation.



  • 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.


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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: Chicago