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Date: 21-Feb-2023

Location: Kilkenny, KK, IE, R95 E866

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia plc

Tax Manager


The opportunity

Glanbia plc is currently seeking to recruit a Tax Manager.  This is a permanent opportunity and will report to the Senior Tax Manager.



The location of the role can be in either Kilkenny, ideally, (i.e. at Head Office) or Citywest Dublin office or Dungarvan, Co. Waterford.  A blended working arrangement is 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.


Position Overview

Working closely with colleagues in Group Tax, finance and commercial colleagues and with external tax advisors, you will be exposed to a variety of work in our Group Tax department, including contributing to the Group’s tax reporting process, tax budgeting & forecasting, assessing the impact of ‘Pillar II’, and involvement in various tax audits across all tax heads.  This is an ideal role for a tax candidate with a good accountancy understanding and who is excited to be exposed to a variety of projects and work streams. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Deep involvement in the delivery of Group year-end tax reporting, including working closely with your Group Tax colleagues, the Group Accounts team, our Business Units, external tax advisors & auditors
  • Key elements of budgeting & forecasting the Group’s effective tax rate and payments. This will include liaising with Group Treasury and Glanbia Business Services USA
  • Working closely with Group Tax colleagues, modelling the implications of Pillar II and work on the design & implementation of the required process and systems
  • Involvement in the resolution of tax audits, primarily corporation tax audits (both domestic and overseas) but also other tax head audits, including payroll and indirect taxes.
  • Review of statutory financial statements (particularly of the tax disclosures) and preparation of tax returns
  • Work with your Group Tax/Transfer Pricing colleagues in the management of the Group’s cross-border intercompany transactions and ensuring same are compliant in the relevant jurisdictions
  • Contribute to business restructurings and ad-hoc tax planning projects
  • Working closely with Group Tax colleagues, support the Business Units on the tax aspects of the integration of acquisitions
  • Identify opportunities and contribute to the development and implementation of corporation tax planning
  • Keep abreast of tax developments nationally and internationally, and particularly how such may impact Glanbia.


Required Education & Experience:


  • Professional qualification in Accounting (e.g. ACA, ACCA or CPA) and Tax (e.g. AITI)
  • Third level degree in Accounting/Finance/Economics or another relevant discipline
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills is required; experience of SAP would be an advantage
  • Previous experience within a multinational or ‘Big 4’ accountancy firm would also be an advantage
  • Commercially astute with strong business acumen
  • Excellent project management skills with an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • The ability to work both on your own initiative and within a team environment to deliver Group Tax’s significant value-added brief.



Glanbia - Our Business

Glanbia is a [OB1] global nutrition company and the global leader in the performance nutrition industry with a portfolio of performance and lifestyle nutrition brands. As a nutritional solutions provider in the B2B arena, we commercialise specialty nutritional, functional ingredients and precision premixes to meet our customer needs. Glanbia’s growth has been achieved both organically and via targeted M&A to scale positions and build into adjacencies in attractive segments aligned with our purpose.

  • B2C: each of our own brands has its own consumer appeal. We are the #1 global sports nutrition brand with a growing presence in lifestyle nutrition.
  • B2B: our portfolio of both nutritional ingredients and cheese products gives us strong market reach and customer relevance. We work closely with our customers to develop products that exceed their expectations.
  • D2C: our digital platforms enhance engagement with our consumers at multiple touch points throughout their purchasing decision journey. We will continue to connect with consumers through creative excellence and new digital layers of services. 

Employing over 6,200 people across 32 countries, our products are sold or distributed in over 100 countries with total Group revenue of €4.2bn. We have three segments: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritionals and Joint Ventures & Associates. Our shares are listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges (symbol: GLB).





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.