Assistant Accountant

Date: 3 Jul 2024

Location: Waterford, WD, IE

Company: Glanbia

Assistant Accountant


Glanbia
  
Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey! 

The Opportunity 

A vacancy has arisen for an Assistant Accountant who has the energy, enthusiasm and drive to “make tomorrow happen” at Glanbia Business Services (GBS). This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract and will report to the Financial Accounting Team Lead.

The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative environment where there is a key focus on continuous improvement, while delivering high quality, reliable services to other divisions within Glanbia.

 

  • Responsible for posting high volume bank transactions to the nominal ledger and ensuring accuracy on a daily and weekly basis.
  • On a daily basis complete bank reconciliations of high transaction volume accounts
  • Completion of multiple payment runs by running SAP programs to select vendors for payment and transmission to authorisers
  • Support with payment of urgent business critical transfers
  • Complete manual input bank transfers following relevant controls.
  • Respond to payment queries and issues in a timely manner
  • Deliver payment improvement initiatives identified to reduce costs and increase productivity
  • Supports the payments team in ensuring all relevant Payment policies are implemented and adhered to
  • Maintains a strong set of financial controls ensuring that their area of responsibility is compliant with the group policy
  • Provide support for new payments systems
  • Develop a close working relationship with the Finance team in the business unit and across Glanbia
  • Provide payment reporting and support to business units across Glanbia
  • Manage the day to day delivery of all tasks in line with the service level agreement
  • Intercompany reconciliations and Fixed asset accounting monthly.
  • Ad hoc work as required in the role to include systems testing and participation in project roll-outs

 

 

 

The Requirements & Skills you will bring to the team

  • Experience gained in a similar role in a multinational business environment.
  • High degree of computer literacy with experience in MS Office (Excel) essential  and SAP knowledge preferable
  • Experience with Blackline is preferable but not essential
  • Excellent data analytical skills
  • Ability to work with high volume transactions and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communicator with experience in engaging with customers, colleagues, Senior Management and external service providers.
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Self-starter capable of working in a close knit team
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn about company systems and procedures
  • Experience with SAP is desirable but not essential
     

Where and how you will work  
The opportunity will be based in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford on a hybrid basis.
  
What we would like to offer you! 
The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package. 
 

About Glanbia 
The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions:  Glanbia Performance NutritionGlanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  
 

At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.