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Finance Shared Services P2P Supervisor

Date: Feb 19, 2019

Location: Dungarvan, Co Waterford, WD, IE, x35 f207

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services

Finance Shared Services P2P Supervisor


A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Finance Shared Services P2P (Purchase To Pay) Supervisor at Glanbia Business Services (GBS) located in Dungarvan, Co Waterford. This is a permanent opportunity and will report to the AP Manager


This opportunity is a key role for the business, leading a team of people through a growth phase, expanding services to new countries while supporting exciting projects to include automation & data analytics


Key elements of the role

This role will be supporting the Accounts Payable function, and our colleagues in the wider business.

The duties of the Finance Shared Services P2P Supervisor include analysis of the Accounts Payable process in a busy, fast-paced and goal oriented Accounts Payable team

  • Supervise a large accounts payable team, including responsibility for 1:1’s, performance reviews, regular team meetings
  • Effectively coach & mentor the accounts payable team, to ensure delivery of excellence and compliance across the AP function
  • Review key metrics, engage with the AP team and stakeholders to ensure associated KPI’s are being met
  • Perform detailed analysis of the P2P Process & root cause to resolve any process issues, and document same
  • Demonstrate a strong compliance oriented mindset & help build a strong compliance culture
  • Actively work with the core team, internal/external stakeholders to build effective working relationships
  • Communicate and follow up effectively with stakeholders on issues & resolution
  • Demonstrate a strong Continuous Improvement oriented approach & help to build a strong Continuous Improvement culture
  • Run weekly & monthly reports
  • Support Global & Regional Projects




  • 3+ years experience supervising a large team
  • A third level qualification in a related discipline  
  • Evidence of any other professional qualifications and training, either completed or underway, would be highly desirable


Skills & Experience

  • Strong Supervisory experience, preferably in a Shared Services environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in a clear manner to colleagues and customers
  • High attention to detail and ability to handle large data with an excellent degree of accuracy
  • Strong analyzing & troubleshooting skills

    Build strong working relationships both internal and external



  • Customer Focus - Has a service mind-set – goes the extra mile to show support and service for colleagues, internal and external customers. Looks for opportunities not only to resolve issues but helping to avoid them recurring again. Handles complex issues and potential complaints diligently and professionally
  • Personal development - Shows insight and interest in self-development, pro-actively seeking learning opportunities and feedback from others in order to develop and improve.  Willingly shares knowledge, skills and guidance with others
  • Collaboration - Understands the value and importance of collaboration, building internal network of relationships with peers, supervisors, and mentors. Develops rapport with others by demonstrating an understanding of their concerns, needs and issues. A team player, who has the ability to make it fun while getting the job done
  • Results oriented - Works at a fast pace and in an efficient manner to deliver what is expected on time to a high standard. Actively seeks solutions to problems to ensure delivery of goals. Ability to work on own initiative and multitask
  • Business insight - Broadly understands Glanbia's strategic direction, priorities and the drivers behind them ('the why'). Understands how own role contributes to the success of the team and the achievement of Glanbia's priorities