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Financial Accounting Manager

Date: Sep 14, 2021

Location: Clovis, NM, NM, US

Company: Glanbia

Financial Accounting Manager


Supervisor’s Title:             Plant Controller II

Department:                        Finance

Exempt Status:                   Salary Exempt

Location:                             Clovis, NM (strongly preferred) but open to Twin Falls/Gooding, ID or St. Johns, MI 


Southwest Cheese is the world’s largest manufacture of cheese/whey products and is located in Clovis, New Mexico.  It is a joint venture between Glanbia and The Greater Southwest Agency and provides ample opportunity for career growth and experience in a fast-paced, high-performing enterprise.


Job Summary

Responsible for providing financial reports to Glanbia, plc, assisting with audit/tax questions, managing financial aspects of property, plant, and equipment, and monitoring compliance with government tax, audit, and Company accounting policies.


Essential Functions

  • Ownership of company financial statements, including preparation, distribution, and budgets/forecasts.
  • Create, maintain and reconcile company owned equipment, buildings, leased assets and other property.
  • Prepare depreciation and property schedules for auditors and tax preparers as needed.
  • Monitor administration of capex projects and prepare closing sheets where applicable, including posting adjusting journal entries as needed.
  • Supervise and develop administrative and financial analyst staff.
  • Prepare monthly working capital reports.
  • Prepare and submit monthly compensating and withholding tax filings
  • Post intercompany recharges, maintain and balance accounts, and prepare FX wires
  • Audit balance sheet reconciliations monthly.
  • Assist with internal and external audit as needed.
  • Prepare, monitor, log, and maintain journal entry file.
  • Utilizes GPS processes, driving zero losses and upholds the culture of Southwest Cheese non-negotiables.
  • Other duties and ad hoc reporting and analysis as assigned.


Delivering on Glanbia’s Values:

  • “Showing Respect” - Research issues & incidents with internal teams, business partners and customers in a collaborative manner that includes professional, honest and transparent communication.
  • “Find a Better Way” - Work with internal and external teams to implement process improvements and/or procedural changes that eliminate non-value added activities and drive more business value.
  • “Winning Together” - Assist with training of new team members.  Facilitate or oversee training and standard operating procedure reviews to ensure new hires develop proficiency of role.
  • “The Customer’s Champion” – Proactively engage to support our customer needs on an end to end basis and strive to meet or exceed SLA timelines.  Take ownership of customer requests and engage with internal teams as needed and within a timely manner.
  • “Performance Matters” – Meet or exceed all key metrics in line with expectations for role.  Continually update knowledge of products, product changes, processes and services offered to deliver a dynamic customer experience.



  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three to five years related experience.
  • CPA designation preferred but not required.       
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiply projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  •  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill            
  • 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.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • 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.


Typical Environmental Conditions

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

Travel Requirements

  • Minimal travel required on an ad hoc basis.


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: Roswell