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Accounts Receivable Specialist

Date: 09-Nov-2022

Location: Dungarvan, Co Waterford, WD, IE, X35 F207

Company: Glanbia


Accounts Receivable Specialist


Glanbia - Our Business

Glanbia is a 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 6,000 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).


The role

A vacancy has arisen for an Accounts Receivable Specialist at Glanbia Business Services. This is a permanent role and will report to the Credit Controller.



The base location of the roles will be in our office in Dungarvan, Waterford, with  hybrid working arrangements 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:


  • The duties of an Accounts Receivable Specialist include collection calls and correspondence for key accounts, in a busy, fast-paced and goal-oriented Accounts Receivable Team.
  • Being a key point of contact between the SSC and the Business Units to ensure prompt payment of debtor accounts.
  • Communicate with the BU on account queries from debtors and internal departments
  • Monitor aged debtors and coordinate with the BU to ensure proactive steps are taken to optimise collection.
  • Report on KPIs to commercial and finance teams.
  • Coordinate month end processes.
  • Perform credit-checking activities, when new customers are created and when existing customer’s credit limits are due for review in accordance with the Group Credit Policy, maintaining appropriate records.
  • Adheres to all department and company policies and procedures; and meets defined goals and activity metrics such as DSO and cash collections targets.
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis, projects, audits and other assigned tasks and duties necessary to support the business unit.
  • Assist Credit Controller with supporting the team needs.



Experience/ Qualifications

  • Business related qualification is desirable.
  • 5 years plus relevant experience, preferably in an accounts receivable or credit control role in a multinational environment
  • Knowledge of billing and collections processes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in fluent English, in a clear manner to colleagues and customers.
  • High attention to detail and ability to handle large data reports with an excellent degree of accuracy.
  • Strong excel analytical skills, critical thinking and problem-solving skills are essential 
  • Previous knowledge working on a large debtor ledger is desirable
  • Knowledge of an ERP system is desirable – SAP




  • The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen.
  • A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done.
  • 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.