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Director of FP&A

Date: Feb 27, 2021

Location: Dublin, D, IE, D24PE08

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), BSN, Isopure, SlimFast, 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. We are the fastest growth driver within the Glanbia group with a revenue ambition of $2bn in 2020. We are a values led organisation focused on driving sustainable business performance. Join us on our journey today!


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. 


The FP&A director will have responsibility for the accurate reporting of GPN performance to senior leadership within the GPN business, the Glanbia Group and reporting requirements for external market announcements. The appointed person will have overall ownership for leading and directing the forecasting and planning processes across the GPN business and the provision of key financial analysis to the CFO / CEO and wider Glanbia Group to assist in decision making for GPN.


The opportunity where you will make an impact:

  •  Responsibility for producing Global GPN monthly management pack including reconciliation of regional financials, liaising with regional finance teams on key deliverables, review and understanding of monthly submissions.
  •  Direct and manage the budget / forecast processes across GPN including delivery of a consolidated 3 year financial plan and identification of key drivers / assumptions and key performance indicators.
  •  Ensure accurate and timely reporting of GPN financial performance to key stakeholders.
  •  Work collaboratively with the regional finance teams to keep up to date with any changes in the underlying performance of the business and to deal with any concerns that the regional teams may have.
  •  Liaise with Group Finance on all queries / issues relating to GPN including reporting to the Glanbia Board and Investor Relations requirements for external announcements.
  •  Assist the GPN CFO / CEO as required to support key business decisions and participate in various projects where relevant.
  •  Assist the GPN CMO and provide consolidated marketing analysis as required.
  •  Drive the continuous development and enhancement of systems, processes and procedures to improve analysis, reporting and decision-support.
  •  Coaching & Development of the Global FP&A team.


What you will bring to GPN:

  • Degree educated or equivalent as well as being a qualified accountant – ACA, ACCA or CIMA.
  • Demonstrated strong post qualification experience gained in a fast moving and dynamic business.
  • Extensive strategic financial management, analytics and commercial experience in FMCG/retail trade.
  • In depth knowledge of accounting and financial principles as well as technical accounting skills.
  • Experience in managing, motivating and influencing in an environment of rapidly changing workload, tight deadlines, in the context of high client expectations and tight time frames.
  • Strong attention to detail, analytical, good judgement making and logical decision maker.
  • Results driven, must be able to work under pressure across a global organisation engaging with multiple stakeholders.
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator.
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Excellent computer skills and very strong command of Excel and other relevant applications.
  • Experience of SAP and Business Objects is highly desirable.


What we would like to offer you:
• The opportunity to shape your career in our global organisation that is championing the healthy lifestyle movement!
• Our Smart Working model advocates wellbeing by providing you with a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.
• Create your own nutrition formula with a discount on our GPN products