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Assistant Accountant (part-qualified)

Date: Jul 24, 2019

Location: Dungarvan, WD, IE, X35 F207

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services

Assistant Accountant (part-qualified)


A vacancy has arisen for an Assistant Accountant who has the energy, enthusiasm and drive to “make tomorrow happen” at Glanbia Business Services (GBS) in Dungarvan, Co Waterford. This is a permanent position and will report to the Financial Accounting Team Lead.


The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where there is a key focus on continuous improvement, while delivering high quality, reliable services to other divisions within Glanbia.


Key Elements of the Role

  • Intercompany Reconciliations across the group
  • Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Controls testing and process developments
  • Maintains a strong set of financial controls ensuring that their area of responsibility is compliant with the group policy.
  • Developing relationships with the specific business units whose tasks you are completing
  • Manage the day to day delivery of all tasks in line with the service level agreement
  • Ad hoc work as required in the role to include systems testing and participation in project roll-outs


  • Part-qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA) actively undertaking studies with the intention of qualifying within the next 3 years.

Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years’ experience gained in a similar role in a multinational business environment.
  • High degree of computer literacy with experience in MS Office (Excel) essential  and SAP knowledge preferable
  • Experience with Blackline is preferable but not essential
  • Excellent data analytical skills
  • Ability to work to and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communicator with experience in engaging with customers, colleagues, Senior Management and external service providers.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Self-starter capable of working in a close knit team
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn about company systems and procedures
  • Experience with SAP is desirable but not essential


  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
  • Strong prioritising skills with the ability to take on challenges as opportunities to find a better way.
  • An effective team member, who plays their role in achieving the company’s vision in line with our core values.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • An effective team member, who plays their role in achieving the company’s vision in line with our core values. 
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better 

If you believe you meet the requirements in terms of the candidate we are looking for and if our supportive, enthusiastic, fast-paced and innovative environment sounds like one in which you would excel, we’d love to hear from you!