Financial Planning & Analysis - Analyst

Date: 16 May 2023

Location: Citywest, D, IE

Company: Glanbia






Financial Planning & Analysis - Analyst 

Hybrid working model



About Tirlán

Tirlán, formerly known as Glanbia Ireland, is a world-class food and nutrition co-operative, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands.


A talented team of over 2,100 people manage Tirlán’s network of 11 production facilities and 52 agri retail outlets serving its communities with annual revenues of over €3 billion expected in 2022. Tirlán’s state-of-the-art headquarters in Kilkenny city and innovation centre in Ballyragget promote innovation, creativity and collaboration. Tirlán is committed to sustainability throughout the organisation through its comprehensive Living Proof programme, and the Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) contained within it. For more information visit


Role Profile

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our Financial Planning & Analysis team, as an FP&A Analyst. As the successful applicant, you will be heavily involved in financial model development leveraging business intelligence tools, including SAP Analytics Cloud, while providing decision making support to finance business partners and the accounting team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation, maintenance, and distribution of performance management reports
  • Coordinate cost inputs to the monthly sales & operations planning tool (S&OP) and support the reporting outputs from this process
  • Support the rollout of Customer and Product Profitability reporting across the commercial teams
  • Reconcile SAP PCA to COPA monthly to ensure accuracy of management reports and proactively identify, understand, and resolve variances
  • Support the preparation of annual budget and forecast updates
  • Drive process improvements
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and special projects as required


Key Requirements

  • High degree of proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel is essential
  • Ability to work with and manipulate large data sets
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with an ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Good knowledge and experience of SAP together with an ability to use and exploit business intelligence tools (SAC/ Power BI/Tableau)
  • Proactive, detail oriented, excellent prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from stakeholders
  • Qualified Accountant or third level degree in a relevant finance or business discipline
  • 2-3 years post qualification experience in a dynamic fast paced environment


If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up-to-date resume.


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Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
Tirlán embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams where different perspectives drive innovation and growth. We strive to create an inclusive workplace where people can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.


At Tirlán, 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, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, or disability status. 


At Tirlán our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.


Tirlán owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Millac, Solmiko, Truly Grass Fed, Premier Milk, Wexford, and GAIN Animal Nutrition. 


About us

The farmer-owned co-operative has a first-class track record of success in the global market. Rooted in a rich heritage of family farming and embedded in its communities, Tirlán has evolved to bring the passion of its farmers and their high-quality milk and grains to the international marketplace.


Using modern-day technology and applying the best processes to its milk pool of three billion litres and its premium grains portfolio, Tirlán now exports to more than 80 countries.  Its award-winning brands are household names in Ireland, and include Ireland’s number one consumer dairy brand, Avonmore.


The organisation draws on a wealth of experience to deliver exceptional products and tailored nutritional solutions including Kilmeaden, Wexford, Truly Grass Fed, Solmiko, CheddMax and GAIN. Tirlán has a strong market presence in the UK, France, Germany, UAE, the US, North Africa, Japan and China.

Tirlán is a Values Based Organisation -