Financial Analyst, FP&A

Date: 17 Sep 2023

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE, R95 E866

Company: Glanbia

Financial Analyst, FP&A

Glanbia plc.



Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey


The opportunity


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. 


  • 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



The experience you will bring to the team

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA) with retained membership of the relevant accounting body
  • 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.




Where and how you will work

The base location of the role will be in Head Office Kilkenny 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.



What we would like to offer you!  

The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package



About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance NutritionGlanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide. 



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.