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Financial Accountant

Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Dungarvan, WD, IE, X35 F207

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services


Financial Accountant


A vacancy has arisen for a Financial 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.


While likely to be initially remote working due to the current COVID-19 requirements, the base location of the role will be Dungarvan, Co Waterford on return to the workplace.


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
  • Providing general accounting assistance in a dynamic shared services centre including reviewing and analysing detailed financial information
  • Collate and summarise operational and financial information from various sources within the Group for onward reporting and circulation to tight deadlines
  • Fixed Asset Accounting
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of reporting processes
  • 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
  • Maintain a strong set of financial controls ensuring that their area of responsibility is compliant with the group policy
  • Ad hoc work as required in the role




  • Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA)
  • 0-2 years PQE with a large multinational or Top 10 practice background

Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record in a similar role;  at least 2 years related experience in an FMCG business environment is desirable
  • Extensive MS Office (Excel) experience and knowledge.
  • Ability to work to and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent data analytical and strong numerical 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.
  • Experience with SAP is desirable but not essential



  • 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. 
  • 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!