Senior Financial Analyst

Date: 22 May 2024

Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60606

Company: Glanbia

Senior Financial Analyst




Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 


The Opportunity 


This position is a part of the Glanbia Nutritionals (GN) Operations Centers of Excellence Finance team.  Our team is responsible for all the financial reporting, planning, and analysis for GN Operations which includes manufacturing plants across USA, Canada, Germany and China. By collaborating with various business partners, our team is responsible for centralizing the financial operational information and providing month end/periodic planning overhead review, analysis and reporting to the Function heads/ Senior executives. Our team is also to provide all types of ad-hoc financial analysis required by Senior executives and leadership to drive the strategic decisions and monitor critical KPIs in real-time. This permanent position will report to the Finance Manager. 


  • Prepare periodic plans for GN manufacturing cost globally, including budget, forecast and 3-5 strategic planning
  • Prepare the periodic payroll planning for joint ventures
  • Perform various financial modeling and analysis to support forecast, strategic decision-making, risk evaluation, and scenario planning.
  • Preparing the Capex monthly report and periodic planning for depreciation
  • Preparing the freight reports include weekly pricing update, monthly report and accruals
  • Preparing Non-Cheese Freight Budget
  • Analysis of the month end accounts for GN manufacturing cost, complete variance analysis and provide main driver summary.
  • Assist with preparation of the monthly COO Report and complete month end closing tasks within assigned deadlines.
  • Responsible for monthly cost analysis for the Centers of Excellence, which include Quality, Procurement, Engineering, Supply Chain and Technical Services.
  • Ad hoc analysis and project work as required by the Centers of Excellence or GN Operations Senior Leader Team


The Skills you will bring to the team 

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years related experience. 
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Power Point
  • Initiative and ability to work in team environment
  • Driven, energetic results oriented individual with the ability to thrive under pressurized conditions
  • Strong organizational, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Drives excellent performance without being close supervised.


If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply! 


What we would like to offer you! 

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, 401K. 


Where and how you will work 

The opportunity will be based in Chicago, IL or in Madison, WI with hybrid working arrangements available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance. 

About Glanbia 

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide. 


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, 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 celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more. 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago