Senior Financial Analyst

Date: Mar 31, 2024

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Senior Financial Analyst




Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey 


The Opportunity 


The Senior Financial Analyst oversees Product Supply expenses and inventory across several Glanbia Performance Nutrition manufacturing sites and warehouses. This permanent position will report to the Operational Finance Manager.


  • Assist Product Supply Finance team with a focus on labour and overhead costs, raw material and packaging costs, and Co-Manufacturing costs (volumes/costs/yields).
  • Assist Finance Managers with preparing summaries for the Product Supply leadership team to influence and drive informed decisions.
  • Assist in the collection, consolidation and reporting requests for Product Supply Finance activities.
  • Help pull together monthly and ad-hoc financial presentations to the Product Supply and Finance leadership teams.
  • Lead the forecast and budget process for Inventory and Warehouse
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual/ad-hoc financial reports and presentations.
  • Analyse variances at the plant level vs. forecast, budget and prior year; identify and understand drivers of volume, rate and mix.  Help keep Product Supply on track to meet financial commitments.
  • Ensure accuracy of balance sheet reconciliations and support audit requests as needed.
  • Proactively look for trends, best practices, and opportunities with the network to drive improvements.
  • Demonstrate willingness to take on changing daily tasks and build scalable modular processes.


The Skills you will bring to the team 

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting or equivalent
  • Minimum of +3 years in relevant experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Microsoft Excel skills SAP experience is a plus.
  • Team player – Will be working with various functional owners at the plants and within Procurement.
  • Analytics – Analyze data and recommend actions to improve.


If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply! 


Where and how you will work 

The opportunity will be based in Downers Grove, IL with hybrid working arrangements available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance. 


What we would like to offer you! 

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, 401K. 


About Glanbia 

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide. 


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, 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 celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more. 

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