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Senior Plant Accountant

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Tipperary, TA, IE, CK ON SUIR

Company: Glanbia





Senior Plant Accountant – 12 Month Contract

Corman Miloko Ireland Limited


CMIL is a joint venture set up in 2005 between S.A. CORMAN (Belgian subsidiary of major EU dairy processor Savencia), and Glanbia Ireland DAC, with activities in the production of butter and spreads in Carrick-on-Suir and in a butteroil fractionation plant in Ballyragget.


Responsible for structured financial reporting, operational performance reporting, decision support and the integrity of financial controls for the Carrick-on-Suir and Ballyragget manufacturing sites, this position will play a key support role with regard to the delivery of 2019 business performance targets.


Key Responsibilities

  • Preparation and presentation of monthly financial reporting information, in line with structured deadlines and in accordance with both shareholders’ requirements – to include variance analysis with regard to Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and Working Capital movements versus Budget/Forecast.
  • Provide clear and informative financial, operational & industrial commentary with appropriate management information systems – enabling effective communication of site performance, together with the identification & resolution of critical issues impacting the profitability of the CMIL business.
  • Preparation and presentation of annual budget and quarterly forecasts in line with structured deadlines – to include clear communication of key variances versus prior plan and prior year performance
  • Assist the CMIL Plant Manager in completing the operational KPI framework, and exercise ownership with regard to operational performance measurement versus target, within the scope of the CMIL operational KPI framework
  • Fulfill a site leadership role through effective business partnering with regard to the achievement of assigned operational & financial targets.
  • Ensure effective and robust site financial controls as part of Savencia and GI risk management policy.
  • Ensure effective and robust balance sheet reconciliation & control.
  • Adopt a continuous improvement approach to finance process efficiency. Accounting supervision (month close process, payroll, cash, tax files).
  • Monitor the stock valuation & take part in ordering/payment and investment processes.


Key Requirements:

  • Qualified accountant with 5 years + post-qualification experience in financial /cost controlling.
  • Experience of a manufacturing organisation in a financial/operational control or management accounting capacity.   .
  • Business partnering skills, and ability to learn the specificities of the industrial, sales and purchase processes.   Solid technical finance ability.
  • Track record of process improvement & cost saving initiatives.
  • Communication  skills, ability to work in a team and to liaise with colleagues in Ireland/Belgium.
  • Based in Carrick-on-Suir, Co.Tipperary, with occasional travel to Belgium/France. Knowledge of French language would be an asset.



If you are interested in this position, please apply via the link with an up to date resume.


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