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Financial Analyst Commercial

Date: Jul 4, 2019

Location: Corona, CA, CA, US

Company: Glanbia

Financial Analyst Commercial


Supervisor’s Title:      Director, Finance Specialty Operations

Department:                Accounting and Finance

Exempt Status:           Exempt

Location:                     Corona, CA


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.


Job Summary

This position will play a key role in business partnering and decision support for the Glanbia Nutritionals – Aseptic and Flavors business, with responsibilities including Product and customer analysis, budget and strategy: preparation, analysis and support; and analyzing and preparing various weekly and monthly financial reports.


Essential Functions

  • Complete RFP’s, and work with PSM on Aseptic and Flavor’s customer pricing.
  • Analyzes Gross Margin and Gross Profit to determine impact caused by volume, selling prices, material costs and/or production costs.
  • Compares actual results against business plan, forecast, and prior year.
  • Prepares and distributes variance analysis to executive management.
  • Assists in projections and forecasts, by major customers, product categories, and Account Managers.
  • Provides accurate and timely financial reporting for the business unit.
  • Assists Director with business modeling to reflect various scenarios and simulate certain outcomes.
  • Responsible for preparing various weekly and monthly reports as assigned.
  • Participates in monthly account review meetings involving executive members.
  • Liaises with various departments and partners with Product Managers to assist with data analysis and decision support.
  • Responsible for process improvement and standardization in assigned area.
  • Build understanding of standard costing system, and associated production overhead allocations.
  • Assist with month end closing tasks and reporting, as assigned.
  • Assist with Global reporting.
  • Assist with product pricing, and product costing analysis, as assigned.
  • Work as a part of the GN Commercial and Product & Innovation Finance team, providing backup, and be a good team player.

Additional Functions

  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects or action teams


  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three to four years related experience.  CPA, CMA or equivalent experience preferred
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel spreadsheet skills and reporting writing experience.
  • Track record of achievement in driving performance and change
  • Ability to motivate and influence a diverse group of people
  • Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


  • High degree of personal, commercial and professional credibility
  • Driven, energetic results oriented individual with the ability to thrive under pressurized conditions
  • Must be organized, with a strong attention to detail, is highly analytical with good problem solving skills.
  • 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.



Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

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

Physical Requirements

  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, and works with the fingers.


Typical Environmental Conditions

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

Travel Requirements

    • Minimal 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.


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: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles