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Intern, Accounting

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Company Description

Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia located in Downers Grove, Illinois. 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 in a variety of formats including powders, bars and ready-to drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in approximately 24 countries.


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.


Job Summary

The Accounting Intern will support the accounting team by completing ad-hoc projects, weekly reporting of key accounts, assist in the month end close process, assist in budget and forecasting process.


Learning Objective

Learn how GPN’s Operations work.  Build soft skills such as presenting, communicating, working as a team, and prioritizing.  Develop analytical skills and learn standard costing.



Duties and Responsibilities


  • Assist in the preparation of month end journal entries, account analyses, reconciliations, and BCS tasks.
  • Assist in working with the Shared Services Center on inquiries and processing of invoices.
  • Prepare schedules for and respond to internal/external auditor queries.
  • Communicates and works cross-functionally with other departments to answer requests related to their area.
  • Ensure compliance with policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Provides thoughts on potential process improvements.


Minimum Qualifications

2 years of college experience with desire to get an accounting or finance degree.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 



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.

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