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Commercial Finance Business Partner Nordics

Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Copenhagen, 84, DK

Company: Glanbia

Join us at GPN and inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals!


At Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), our mission is to inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals! We are a global leader in the performance nutrition industry and have a portfolio of nine brands including Optimum Nutrition (ON), Slimfast, BSN, Isopure, Body&Fit, Nutramino, ABB, Think! and Amazing Grass. Our products are sold in over 130 countries and our brands are in the top three performance nutrition brands in more than 20 countries. Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN) is headquartered in Dublin, ROI, with operating facilities in Illinois, California, South Carolina, Florida, the UK, the Netherlands, and Australia. GPN employs more than 1,800 people globally and has revenues of approximately $1.5B. We are a values led organisation focused on driving sustainable business performance. Join us on our journey today!


The opportunity where you will make an impact:

  • You will be a key team member in the Nordics region who will partner with commercial & marketing teams to drive profitable financial growth for the Nordics region.
  • Taking ownership of income statements for the Nordic region (Brands: Nutramino and ON) to ensure clarity on financial performance and ability to clearly explain movements from forecast, budget & PY comparatives.
  • Working closely with commercial teams you will identify business development opportunities and take the lead in building relevant financial models to support business growth proposals.
  • Own and co-ordinate  sales forecasting for GPN brands and accounts in coordination with financial control, FP&A, sales and marketing teams.
  • Implement relevant analysis and KPI reporting to support commercial & marketing teams in delivering the Regions strategic targets, while ensuring we keep a close eye on margins and deliver profitable growth.
  • Take ownership for the oversight and control of all price lists for the Nordic business with a key focus on accuracy & standardisation of pricing approach
  • Ensure that adequate pricing/rebate controls are in place with a focus on maintaining a robust overall control framework around any pricing changes
  • Work closely with the Head of Finance for Continental Europe on the on-going development of the FP&A function within Nordics and its support of the commercial operations.
  • Support & Liaise with the central FP&A team in delivering Revenue & Margin estimates by country, during month end, and budgeting & forecasting cycles in line with group deadlines.
  • Be the go to finance person for Nordics – managing E-boks & other ad hoc daily accounting tasks


What you will bring to GPN:

  • Strong business partnering skills/experience with ability to influence commercial and marketing teams to drive profitable growth in Nordics region.
  • Continually develop the financial modelling and analysis of our brands performance with key focus on;
    • Accurate, timely financial information that users understand.
    • Insights – highlight the key focus areas that drive decision making.
    • Simple easy to produce reports/dashboards – leveraging our systems and reducing manual inputs.
  • As a finance business partner you will be an integral part of team in identifying and assessing business opportunities and risks.
  • Managing projects which require cross-functional and group participation in project teams


To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Degree educated or equivalent as well as being a Qualified Accountant – ACA
  • Proven 2 – 4 years’ experience in an FP&A/commercial finance role and is someone who wants to join a collaborative and fun team focused on delivering region strategy and continuing to grow the business.
  • In depth knowledge of accounting and financial principles as well as technical accounting skills
  • Experience of/or exposure to working directly within international markets within a CPG environment
  • Experience in working and influencing in an environment of rapidly changing workload, tight deadlines, in the context of high client expectations and tight time frames
  • A self-starter who has the ability to work well within a team and across geographical boundaries.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, good judgement making and logical decision maker
  • Proven track record of stakeholder management
  • SAP experience an advantage


What we would like to offer you:


  • The opportunity to develop your career with the world’s leading performance nutrition business
  • A fun and collaborative work environment!
  • A competitive salary
  • Daily lunch allowance with lunches delivered on-site
  • A generous GPN company discount on all products!


Please note: To be eligible for this position you need to have a valid working visa / permit to work in the EU.

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, or disability status. 


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