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Financial Accountant Team Lead

Date: Mar 19, 2019

Location: Dungarvan, WD, IE, X35 F207

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services – Vacancy

Financial Accountant / Finance Team Lead (fixed term)


We are searching for a Financial Accountant / Finance Team Lead who has the energy, enthusiasm and drive to “make tomorrow happen” at Glanbia Business Services in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. This is a 12 month fixed term contract position and will report to the Senior Financial Services Manager- EMEA



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 business units within Glanbia. You should be an effective leader, resourceful, dependable, adaptable and organised with the ability to build an engaged team who are aware of their role in achieving our mission of: 'Fuelling Glanbia's success through Innovation and Excellence in Process and Technology’


Key elements of the role

“Make it better, make it fun, while getting the job done!”

  • Lead and motivate a small team of energetic, eager to learn Accountants (graduate and qualified)
  • Review and sign-off of bank reconciliations
  • Intercompany Reconciliations across the group
  • Accounts preparation and Group submission
  • Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Statutory Accounts Preparation
  • Ad hoc finance related projects.
  • Internal Controls Testing and Review
  • Review, improve and implement standardised processes


Requirements for the role


  • Qualified ACA or ACCA with 0-2 years post qualification experience in a financial accounting role.
  • Ideally trained in industry through a Grad Programme or have a Big 4 background if trained in practice.


Skills & experience

  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • Previous team lead experience an advantage
  • Ability to work to and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong ability to work cross functions
  • Strong PC and analytical experience
  • Previous SAP experience - desirable but not essential
  • Experience with balance sheet reconciliations utilising technology
  • Strong prioritising skills
  • Flexibility to travel


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