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Financial Analyst

Date: Apr 2, 2021

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE, R95 E866

Company: Glanbia


Glanbia plc.

Financial Analyst


About us


With a worldwide presence, Glanbia plc group continues to build its global nutrition business, thanks to our clear vision, strong values, and most importantly our 7,000 people. We’re the number one global performance nutrition business and a leading provider of innovative nutritional solutions to many of the world’s leading brands. We combine the energy, hunger and agility of a top performing nutrition company with the heritage and resources of a large global organisation. 


Role Summary


Glanbia plc is seeking to recruit a Financial Analyst, who will work closely with the Group FP&A team and business partner with cross-functional stakeholders to drive and support Group analysis and forecasting. This is a permanent opportunity and will report to the Group FP&A Manager.  This is a highly visible role and will be based at the company’s head office in Kilkenny, but is remote for now.


Key Elements of the Role


  • Assist in the monthly performance and forecast Board reporting process
  • Support the preparation and review of Corporate FP&A processes (including month end reviews and budgets/forecasts), identifying areas for potential cost savings
  • Assist in preparing the Group’s capex reports, analysing performance and supporting investment decisions
  • Support the annual Group financial strategy and planning process
  • Support the development of integrated Group performance models to support strategic planning and provide valuable insights for the business through analysis of data
  • Assist in the ongoing development of the Group FP&A function within the wider finance function and its support of key stakeholders
  • Other ad-hoc work as required including supporting various group wide projects sponsored by senior management




  • Recognised Professional Accounting Qualification required


Skills & Experience

  • Results driven individual with a minimum of 2-3 years post qualification accounting and commercial experience ideally gained in a multi-national environment.
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure completeness and accuracy of information, combined with a strategic mind – able to see the big picture.
  • Strong written communication and reporting ability with ability to communicate to stakeholders across various levels and functions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate and present to senior management.
  • Willingness to visit business unit locations, which may require international travel.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, ability to ensure tasks are finalised to strict deadlines.
  • SAP knowledge would be an advantage.
  • Advanced Excel skills and strong Word, PowerPoint skills are essential.
  • An ability to work on their own initiative, to deadlines, within a team environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a global business environment.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where the focus is on continuous improvement and the challenge to make it better.


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, colour, 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.