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Assistant Controller

Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: IL, US

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia. GPN’s brand portfolio consists of Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Think!, Nutramino, ABB, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass and SlimFast, each with its own brand essence. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition and lifestyle products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, ready-to-eat snacks and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet, gyms and FDM (Food/Drug/Mass-Merchandise) in a variety of formats including powders, bars and ready-to drink beverages. 



The Assistant Controller for Glanbia Performance Nutrition is responsible for leading the accounting and financial reporting within the Americas region in the performance nutrition segment as well as implementing both long and short term strategic objectives of the organization. This position is open due to an internal promotion!




  • Lead the accounting and financial reporting of the Performance Nutrition segment across the Americas
  • Provide leadership and development for continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic objectives
  • Ensure credibility of Finance group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends, and forecasts
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are in place and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
  • Identify opportunities for strategic refining of processes to drive efficiency and providing high quality service/deliverables
  • Meet deadlines and to effectively partner with both internal and external stakeholders across the company
  • Support business change as it relates to strategic initiatives, internal growth, as well as help manage and drive projects to completion
  • Managing and develop a team of 4 or more direct and indirect reports



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Bachelor's degree with at least 7 years of experience. CPA preferred. 
  • Ideal experience includes a mix of public accounting and corporate accounting. Manufacturing industry preferred. 
  • Excellent understanding of the 3 financial statements and their relationship to each other (able to explain the number at a high level)
  • Analytical, detailed and a good communicator
  • Self-starter, quick learner, team player.
  • Excellent understanding of financial planning, operations accounting and variance analysis and ability to explain the evolvement of business performance
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact at various levels of the organization
  • Experience managing at least 2 direct reports
  • Excellent time management and the ability to deliver to deadline




Glanbia Performance Nutrition has enjoyed consistent growth which has been achieved both organically and through acquisition. Today, GPN has approximately $1.2B in revenue and 2,500 employees worldwide. With state-of-the-art production facilities occupying over 500,000 square feet of operating space, GPN is the only sports nutrition company to manufacture and market items in every product category.


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, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


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