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Financial Analyst

Date: Jul 28, 2022

Location: Dublin / Kilkenny, D, IE

Company: Glanbia

Financial Analyst

 

 

Reports To:         Financial Planning Manage

Department:      Finance

Location:             Dublin

Exempt Status:  Exempt

 

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

Glanbia Nutritionals is seeking to recruit a Financial Analyst, who will work as a member of the FPA team and business partner with cross-functional stakeholders to drive and support divisional analysis and forecasting. This is a permanent opportunity and will report to the FP&A Manager.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Responsibilities:

  • Management of the group SG&A costs, develop collection tools for the bi annual forecasting process and annual budget process.
  • Understand and drive management of the $120m of Group SG&A costs by owning and developing the KPI’S to identify key drivers and present dashboards and reports to FPA Manager.
  • Consolidate Actuals/forecasts/budget and provide analysis and variance explanations for review by senior management
  • Provide monthly commentary for monthly SG&A reporting packs.
  • Drive the documentation of internal processes for cost management and the evaluation of opportunities for continuous improvement.
  • Provide timely headcount reporting.
  • Develop and improve reporting and forecasting systems and tools on an on-going basis including regional templates for consolidation of forecast and budget process.
  • Assist with the consolidation of the GN budget and forecast P&Ls, Balance Sheet and Cashflow with comparators and explanations of volume, product/customer mix and rate variances to prior year and budget and explaining key drivers / movements / assumptions.
  • Assist in the ongoing development of the GN FP&A function within the wider finance function and its support and training of key stakeholders.
  • Liaise with the regional finance teams (US, EMEA and ASPAC) and Group finance colleagues to ensure that all global divisional and Group requirements are met.
  • Other ad-hoc work as required including supporting various group wide projects sponsored by senior management

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education, Training:      

  • Results driven individual with a minimum of 1-2 years post qualification accounting and commercial experience ideally gained in a multi-national environment.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:       

  • Strong attention to detail to ensure completeness and accuracy of information, combined with a strategic mind – able to see the big picture.
  • Strong written communication and reporting ability with ability to communicate to stakeholders across various levels and functions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and present to senior management.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, ability to ensure tasks are finalized to strict deadlines.
  • An ability to work on their own initiative, to deadlines, within a team environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a global business environment.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.

 

Language, Computer & Numeracy:         

  • SAP knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Advanced Excel skills and strong Word, PowerPoint skills are essential.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to decipher color and to focus on objects within 20 feet.

 

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • Should be able to decipher color and to focus on objects within 20 feet. May be exposed to moderate noise levels.

 

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  • Occasional overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.

 

 

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.

 

DISCLAIMER

 

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.

 

 

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.