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Accounting Assistant II

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Location: Gooding, ID, ID, US

Company: Glanbia

Accounting Assistant II

Supervisor’s Title:             Plant Controller/Assistant Plant Controller

Department:                        Accounting and Finance

Location:                             Gooding, ID


At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.


Job Summary

This position is part of the Glanbia Nutritionals Operations Finance team for the Gooding plant.  Our team is responsible for operational performance reporting, cost reporting, planning and analysis for manufacturing plants in Idaho and New Mexico.   


Essential Functions

  • Demonstrate a firm understanding of accounting principles and standards in daily work.
  • Provide ad hoc reporting, analysis and trend information as requested.
  • Review work and assess for reasonableness; identify significant variances and carry out initial investigations.
  • Prepare and report on weekly/monthly reporting and analysis for costs and key performance indicators for Transportation department, EHS, and other areas as assigned.
  • Review weekly and monthly general ledger cost areas, prepare correcting journal entries as necessary.
  • Calculate and issue ingredients, packaging, cleaners, and miscellaneous usage on a daily/weekly basis. Prepare variance analysis to leadership on weekly and monthly basis.   
  • Identify opportunities and recommend process improvements/standardization; manage projects as assigned
  • Assist with plant annual planning processes; including preparation of variance analysis, explanations and presentations
  • Assist with standardization of reporting and analysis across manufacturing locations
  • Assist with processing milk purchases and reconciliations as required. 
  • Support front desk as needed, including switchboard operator, greeting visitors, and distributing mail.
  • Collaborate with finance and operations teams across Idaho
  • Support Glanbia values of The Customers’ Champion, Performance Matters, Find a Better Way, Winning Together, and Showing Respect.

Additional Functions

  • Perform ad hoc reporting, analysis and trending as required
  • Participates in special projects or action teams



  • Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent from four-year college or technical school; or a minimum of two year’s related experience and/or training.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and handle multiply projects simultaneously.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.



Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment and light traffic).

Travel Requirements

  • Minimal travel limited to the local area.


Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.

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