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Finance Business Partner - Group IT

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: Leinster, L, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services

Finance Business Partner, Group IT

We are searching for a Finance Business Partner, Group IT who has the energy, enthusiasm, drive and vision to “make tomorrow happen”, at Glanbia Business Services. This role is a permanent position, providing significant opportunity to learn and develop in a fast-paced innovative environment, reporting to the Shared Services Director – EMEA.


While likely to be initially working remotely due to current restrictions, the base location of the role can be Kilkenny, Dublin (Citywest) OR Dungarvan, Co Waterford, upon return to the workplace with a blended working arrangement available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.


Key elements of the role

  • Manage the planning, operation and review of all F, P & A activity for Group IT including the annual budget, forecasts and ad hoc planning and analysis
  • Involvement in financial lose as well as monthly review of actual v. forecast P&L recoveries and OPEX spend, capital spend and cash flow with GBS senior team and group finance
  • Operation of multiple 3rd party managed vendor accounts from a process perspective in conjunction with procurement
  • Agree policies for the treatment of major IT capital projects with Group Finance and Group Tax and provide governance in terms of spend tracking and reporting to the GBS PMO.
  • Liaise and partner with managers in Group IT and IT/Finance contacts within business units.
  • Participating on ad hoc projects as required
  • Review of IT projects post go live for Benefits Evaluation compared to original business case
  • Involvement in month end close of IT business services
  • Interaction with senior finance and operational staff in multiple Glanbia business units

Requirements for the role

  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA with 2-4 years post qualification experience in an F, P & A, accounting/business partnering role, ideally with previous ‘Big 4’ experience.
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • Experience of working cross functionally
  • Strong PC and analytical experience
  • MS Excel, MS PowerPoint experience beneficial
  • SAP experience desirable but not essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ambitious / Enthusiastic / Self motivated



  • Have the ability to influence and impact a senior management
  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.
  • Strong prioritising skills with the ability to take on challenges as opportunities to find a better way.


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

At Glanbia our culture will celebrate individuality, knowing that together we are more.