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Finance Assistant - Payments Control

Date: Jan 7, 2018

Location: Dungarvan, WD, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services

Finance Assistant - Payments Control


A vacancy has arisen for a Finance Assistant - Payments Control at Glanbia Business Services (GBS) in Dungarvan, Co Waterford. This is a permanent position and will report to the Financial Accounting Team Lead.


Key Elements of the Role

  • Responsible for posting bank transactions to the nominal ledger and ensuring accuracy
  • On a daily basis complete bank reconciliations of high transaction volume accounts
  • Completion of payment runs by running SAP programs to select vendors for payment and transmission to authorisers
  • Respond to payment queries and issues in a timely manner
  • Deliver payment improvement initiatives identified to reduce costs and increase productivity
  • Supports the payments team in ensuring all relevant Payment policies are implemented and adhered to
  • Maintains a strong set of financial controls ensuring that their area of responsibility is compliant with the group policy
  • Provide support for new payments systems
  • Develop a close working relationship with the Finance team in the business unit and across Glanbia
  • Ad hoc work as required in the role
  • The position will be based in the Shares Services Centre, Dungarvan, Co Waterford



  • Part-qualified Accountant


Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record in a similar role with at least 2 years related experience in a FMCG business environment
  • Experience in MS Office (Excel) and SAP knowledge is 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
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage relationships within finance and other functions


  • 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
  • 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