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Financial Accountant Team Lead

Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Dungarvan, WD, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services – Vacancy

Financial Accountant/ Finance Team Lead


A vacancy has arisen for a Financial Accountant/ Finance Team Lead at Glanbia Business Services in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford. This is a  permanent position and will report to the Senior Financial Services Manager- EMEA.


Key elements of the role

  • Lead a small team of Accountants; graduate and qualified
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Intercompany Reconciliations
  • Accounts preparation and Group submission
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • VAT Returns / Vies / Intrastat
  • 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
  • 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
  • Flexibility to travel



  • 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 leader who builds an engaged team who play 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