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Commercial Finance Analyst

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Mumbai, IN

Company: Glanbia

Join us at GPN and inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals!


At Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), our mission is to inspire people everywhere to achieve their performance and healthy lifestyle goals! We are a global leader in the performance nutrition industry and have a portfolio of nine brands including Optimum Nutrition (ON), BSN, Isopure, SlimFast, Body&Fit, Nutramino, ABB, Think! and Amazing Grass. Our products are sold in over 130 countries and our brands are in the top three performance nutrition brands in more than 20 countries. We are the fastest growth driver within the Glanbia group with a revenue ambition of $2bn in 2020. We are a values led organisation focused on driving sustainable business performance. Join us on our journey today!


Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN) is headquartered in Dublin, ROI, with operating facilities in Illinois, California, South Carolina, Florida, the UK, the Netherlands, and Australia. GPN employs more than 1,800 people globally and has revenues of approximately $1.5B. 


The opportunity where you will make an impact:


Growth in the META geography is planned to be delivered on 2 pillars – Growing the Core Markets by better Market execution and More markets from Geographic expansion. Both the above agendas will need a dedicated and responsive Finance Team – to support the Core markets with a more robust Control framework, where Business planning, KPIs management will be key while in the More markets there will be an agenda of establishing a Commercial framework which include Distributor Selection, Value Chain by Market, Competition Benchmarking. Hence, we are seeking a bright Finance Analyst who can work with the META business on the Commercial Finance area covering Long Term & Short Term planning, Market Pricing and Distribution Channel Trade Margin, Trade spend planning and Claims management.


  1. Planning cycle Management – META Business
  • Manage the Annual Budget/Forecast cycle for META entity
  • Co-ordinate with the commercial and marketing team in the Region in:
    • Getting the sales forecast details for Budget/Forecast
    • Getting the marketing expenses details with the plan o Overheads
  • Plan and initiatives
  • Work with the business to assess Risk and opportunities on an ongoing basis
  • Work with the business to ensure all Initiatives planned in the Budget are on track


  1. Customers’ Trade spend management - META Business
  • Trade Spend planning: Ensure Promo Template is updated on timely basis and distributed to all stakeholders
  • Ensure customer’s prices are properly maintained in SAP and match back to the promo template file.
  • Claim Review and Processing: Review all claims received from National distributors/customers for FDM, Specialty and Online Channel
  • Periodic reconciliation and no dues process


  1. META Expansion Agenda – Working closely with the Business on the opening up of the new markets which involves Market Category Benchmarking, support the Distributor Selection process, Commercial Terms – Annual exercise, Value Chain review and ensuring the cost structures are reviewed on a periodic basis.


  1. Benchmarking Analysis: Studying and analysing Internal and competition benchmark to improve Profitability and cost reduction


  1. Ad-Hoc Projects: any projects required to support business growth in the Region as well as for process improvements.


What you will bring to GPN:

  • Hands on operator who should roll up their sleeves and get the job done working independently with little supervision.
  • Strong problem solving skills with high attention to details and final outcomes.
  • Sound accounting, reporting and analytical skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet varying deadlines and work volumes
  • Knowledge of SAP


What we would like to offer you:

  • The opportunity to shape your career in our global organisation that is championing the healthy lifestyle movement!
  • Our Smart Working model advocates wellbeing by providing you with a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.
  • Create your own nutrition formula with a discount on our GPN products!