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Accounting & Reporting Manager

Date: Mar 6, 2019

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE

Company: Glanbia


Accounting & Reporting Manager – Glanbia Ireland


Glanbia Ireland is a world class, ambitious, integrated agri-food and nutrition business, with a diverse portfolio of quality ingredients, leading consumer and agri brands with the proven talent to succeed in the global market.

Glanbia Ireland owns leading consumer and agri brands such as Avonmore, Kilmeaden Cheese, Premier Milk, Wexford, and GAIN Animal Nutrition. It processes a 2.6 billion-litre milk pool from 21 counties and exports high quality dairy and agri ingredients as well as branded products to over 60 countries.

With annual revenue of €1.8 billion, Glanbia Ireland has 11 processing plants, 53 agri branches and over 1,800 employees.

The Accounting and Reporting Manager for Glanbia Ireland will report to the Financial Controller Glanbia Ireland and will play a vital role in management reporting, financial governance & controls, planning and performance management reporting for the overall Glanbia Ireland group. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Collation and consolidation of management reporting at Glanbia Ireland level for both actual and plan financial cycles
  • Collation + consolidation of other financial data sets at Glanbia Ireland level to satisfy ad hoc queries in response to business specific requirements
  • Assembly + maintenance of both financial and non-financial data repositories to ensure a fast-responding reporting platform is in place to satisfy financial analysis requests
  • Project manage the on-going Finance transformation programme to ensure delivery of best in class Accounting & Reporting capability
  • Standardisation of Glanbia Ireland management reporting + variance analysis formats in response to business needs
  • Key co-ordinator among Accounting & Reporting peer teams (Agribusiness, Consumer, Ingredients, Supply Chain & Operations and Central), Commercial Finance & Business Partnering teams
  • Lead the development of Business Intelligence & SAP reporting capability with a view to streamlining & automating finance process
  • Lead the measurement of finance process efficiency (Finance KPIs) in partnership with Accounting & Reporting team leads and co-ordinate follow-up actions
  • Lead the finance process mapping platform + develop standard operating procedures to build resilience into the Accounting & Reporting organisation
  • Lead the review and optimisation of shared services performance and collaboratively maximise opportunities  


Key competencies:

  • Process driven individual with ability to identify and implement streamlining opportunities in a continuous improvement environment
  • Change management skills
  • Project management skills
  • Innovator


Key Requirements:

  • Performance & results driven approach
  • Degree qualified with professional accounting qualification – 7-10 years PQE required
  • Leader / collaborator with the ability to deliver requirements in partnership with peers & stakeholders
  • Track record of achievement in a large finance organisation
  • Excellent reporting & data presentation skills, enabling professional reflection of financial reporting among Glanbia Ireland stakeholders & board of directors
  • Experience in the management & execution of Finance process efficiency & automation projects would be an advantage
  • Experience of ERP systems, Data Warehousing platforms and report design
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills



If you are interested in this position, please apply through the Careers portal on the Glanbia Homepage with an up to date resume.

Glanbia Ireland is a Values Based Organisation -