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AR Specialist

Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Dungarvan, WD, IE, X35 F207

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services

Accounts Receivable Specialist


A vacancy has arisen for an Accounts Receivable Specialist at Glanbia Business Services in Dungarvan. This is a permanent role and will report to the Credit Controller.



The base location of the role will be Dungarvan, Co Waterford with a hybrid 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


    • The duties of an Accounts Receivable Specialist include collection calls and correspondence for key accounts, in a busy, fast-paced and goal-oriented Accounts Receivable Team.
    • Being the main point of contact between the SSC and the Business Managers within the Equine and Pet feed teams in Ireland and UK to ensure prompt payment of debtor accounts
    • Communicate with the BU on account queries from debtors and internal departments
    • Monitor aged debtors and coordinate with the BU to ensure proactive steps are taken to optimise collection
    • Report on KPIs to sales and finance teams
    • Perform credit-checking activities, when new customers are created and when existing customer’s credit limits are due for review in accordance with the Group Credit Policy, maintaining appropriate records.
    • Adheres to all department and company policies and procedures; and meets defined goals and activity metrics such as DSO and cash collections targets
    • Perform ad-hoc analysis, projects, audits and other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the business unit.
    • Assist Credit Controller with supporting the team needs.


Qualifications / Experience

    • Business relation qualification is desirable
    • 3-5 years relevant experience, preferably in an accounts receivable or credit control role in a multinational environment
    • Knowledge of billing and collections processes
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in fluent English, in a clear manner to colleagues and customers.
    • High attention to detail and ability to handle large data reports with an excellent degree of accuracy.
    • Strong excel skills is essential
    • Analytical skills and critical thinking skills
    • Previous knowledge working on a large debtor ledger is desirable
    • Knowledge of an ERP system is desirable – SAP



    • 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.





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.