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SAP FICO Senior Business Analyst

Date: Nov 14, 2021

Location: Kilkenny OR Dublin, L, IE, D24

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services (GBS) - Vacancy
SAP FICO Senior Business Analyst


An opportunity has arisen for a SAP FICO Senior Business Analyst with Glanbia plc.  This is a permanent position based in our Kilkenny or Citywest, Dublin office and will report to the Finance Systems COE Lead.



While likely to be initially working remotely due to current restrictions, the base location of the role will be Kilkenny or Citywest, Dublin, 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

•    Participate in relevant implementations and continuous improvement initiatives, including design, configuration, testing and implementation.
•    Provide SAP expert knowledge in the functional areas of Finance and Controlling to respond to business requirements, and position potential solutions.
•    Develop relationships with Business Key Users to drive the effectiveness of the SAP solution.
•    Acquire knowledge of emerging functionality / solutions, and contribute to their successful implementation within the businesses where appropriate.
•    Assist with the resolution of complex application support and maintenance issues where relevant.


What background and experience are we looking for?

•    At least six year’s SAP implementation and configuration experience – must have participated in at least one full implementation in the role of SAP FICO configuration consultant. 
•    Ideally a Qualified Accountant with relevant Finance process knowledge & experience.
•    Ideally SAP experienced in FICO module on version ECC 6.0.
•    Strong cross-functional SAP knowledge

•    Experience & knowledge of the S4 Hana and how it applies to the finance domain is desirable but not essential

•    Experience with SAP Payments & the SAP Treasury Risk Management, while not essential would be an advantage.
•    Basic ABAP coding knowledge, while not essential would be an advantage.


Skills & experience

•    Experience in addressing key business issues with IT solutions.
•    Ability to display a high degree of professionalism in dealing with business managers and users.
•    Commercially focused, high levels of enthusiasm and energy.
•    Flexibility to undertake international travel where required


•    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.
•    Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.
•    Competence in Training is a plus
•    Excellent communications skills including listening skills a distinct advantage

Our Purpose & Values
At Glanbia we are dedicated to delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey. We differentiate ourselves by doing not only what is right for our business, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work. So if you’re looking to develop your career, stretch your ambitions and work for a company that has the ability to succeed on the world stage, ours is a journey you’ll want to share.


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, or disability status. 


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