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SAP S/4 HANA Finance Business Analyst

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Dublin/ Kilkenny, L, IE, D24 W283/

Company: Glanbia



SAP S/4 HANA Finance Business Analyst


A vacancy has arisen for an SAP Finance S/4 HANA Business Analyst at Glanbia Business Services. This is a permanent position and will report to the Finance Systems CoE Lead. 


The base location of the role will be Citywest, Dublin 24 OR Kilkenny with a blended working arrangement 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.


Key Elements of the Role

•            Participate in relevant implementations and continuous improvement initiatives, including design, configuration, testing and implementation.

•            Participate in our S/4 HANA migration programme moving from our existing ECC 6.0 environment to a best in class SAP S/4 HANA system.

•            Provide SAP expert knowledge in the functional areas of Finance and Controlling to respond to business requirements, and position potential solutions (preferably in an S/4 HANA environment).

•            Develop relationships with Business Power Users to drive the effectiveness of the SAP solution.

•            Acquire knowledge of emerging functionality / solutions, and contribute to their successful implementation within the businesses where appropriate.

•            Act as an escalation point to assist with the resolution of complex application support and maintenance issues where relevant.

•            Act as a mentor to our associate team members to enable them to develop their skillsets.





•            Qualified Accountant or Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance or IT



•            At least three year’s SAP implementation and configuration experience – must have participated in at least one full implementation in the role of SAP FICO configuration consultant.

•            Experience as an SAP FICO Consultant in either SAP ECC 6.0 or on an SAP S/4 HANA.

•            Experience on an SAP S/4 HANA migration project (e.g. Brownfield or Bluefield migration) is not essential but would be a distinct advantage.

•            Experience in any of the following SAP S/4 modules would also be desirable; New GL, New Fixed Assets, Margin Analysis, Predictive Accounting, Financial Planning & S/4 Group Reporting (for consolidation).

•            Strong cross-functional SAP knowledge (SD, MM, PP) e.g. knowledge of integration points into FI & CO.

•            Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

•            Experience with integrating other business systems with SAP.

•            Basic ABAP coding knowledge, while not essential would be an advantage.


Skills and Experience

•            Experience in addressing key business issues with IT solutions.

•            Ability to display a high degree of professionalism in dealing with business managers and users.

•            Flexibility to undertake international travel where required.

•            Strong understanding of finance business processes and accounting practices. Being a qualified accountant (e.g. CIMA, ACCA) would be advantageous.



•            The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.

•            A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.

•            Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.

•            Excellent communications skills including listening skills a distinct advantage.



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, or disability status.


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