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Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A)

Date: May 28, 2022

Location: Dublin OR Kilkenny, D, IE, D24 PE08

Company: Glanbia


Glanbia plc.

Senior 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 Senior Financial Analyst, who will work as part of the Group FP&A team to deliver month end reporting and periodic forecasts to senior management and the Board. The role responsibilities also includes supporting the group strategic planning process, working capital management and capital investment processes. This is a permanent opportunity and will report to the Head of Group FP&A. 



The role can be based in eiither Citywest, Dublin 24 OR Kilkenny with a hybrid 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


  • Review and preparation of group consolidated month end and periodic forecast Board reports to include P&L, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet analysis vs. budget, forecast and prior year with relevant commentary and key messaging
  • Support month end review and analysis of business unit and group functions performance vs. budget/forecast/prior year to identify any key trends
  • Review and preparation of group consolidated working capital reports for senior management, including monthly trends/rolling MAT’s and ownership of follow up with any key actions arising
  • Responsible for maintaining the group capital investment policy and supporting project post completion reviews, including preparation of relevant Investment/Audit Committee updates
  • Support Corporate Development in assessing/reviewing potential acquisitions 
  • Assist with the Group financial strategy and planning process to include review and assessment of financial/non-financial KPI’s and to challenge business units on projected performance compared to Group targets
  • Other ad-hoc work as required including supporting various group wide projects sponsored by senior management



  • Recognised Professional Accounting Qualification required (ACA, ACCA) and retain membership of the relevant accounting body


Skills & Experience

  • Results driven individual with a minimum of 3-5 years post qualification accounting and commercial experience ideally gained in a multi-national environment.
  • Financial/business modelling experience in a complex business environment including integrated consolidated P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash flow.
  • Strong attention to detail to ensure completeness and accuracy of information, combined with a strategic mind.
  • 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.
  • Self-motivated, proactive, ability to ensure tasks are finalised to strict deadlines.
  • Strong hands-on SAP and BCS 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, 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.