Financial Accountant

Date: 8 Sep 2023

Location: Waterford, M, IE

Company: Glanbia

Glanbia Business Services

Financial Accountant


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


The opportunity

A vacancy has arisen for a Financial Accountant who has the energy, enthusiasm and drive to “make tomorrow happen” at Glanbia Business Services (GBS). This is a Permanent position 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.

  • Intercompany Reconciliations across the group
  • Fixed Asset Accounting on behalf of business units across the group
  • Assist in the management of the group wide Capex process
  • Manage the day to day delivery of all tasks in line with the service level agreement
  • Developing relationships with the specific business units whose tasks you are completing
  • Collate and summarise operational and financial information from various sources within the Group for onward reporting and circulation to tight deadlines
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of reporting processes
  • Providing general accounting assistance in a dynamic shared services centre including reviewing and analysing detailed financial information
  • Maintain a strong set of financial controls ensuring that their area of responsibility is compliant with the group policy
  • Ad hoc work as required in the role


The experience you will bring to the team


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA) with retained membership of the relevant accounting body
  • 0-2 years PQE with a large multinational or Top 10 practice background



  • Proven track record in a similar role; related experience in an FMCG business environment is desirable but not essential.
  • Extensive MS Office (Excel) experience and knowledge.
  • Ability to work to and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent data analytical and strong numerical skills.
  • Ability to work to and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communicator with experience in engaging with customers, colleagues, Senior Management and external service providers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to manage relationships within finance and other functions.
  • Experience with SAP is desirable but not essential


Where and how you will work

The base location of the role will be in our Dungarvan office, 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.


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 wide variety of candidates, and we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, colour, 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.