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Sr Financial Analyst

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: West Haven, CT, US, 06516

Company: Glanbia

Senior Financial Analyst

West Haven, CT


Reports To:         Director of Finance

Department:      Finance

Location:             West Haven, CT

Exempt Status:  Exempt


At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients.  We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets.  We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese.  Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market.  We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.



Senior Financial Analyst to be a key member and business partner with the operation team located at the manufacturing plants in West Haven, CT and Taylorville, IL.  Evaluate, interpret, and report daily, weekly and monthly operational reporting and analysis for Premix business units.




  • Support Director of Finance on oversight of financial aspects of all plant operations at West Haven, CT and Taylorville, IL.
  • Responsible for monthly financial operations close and reporting cycle, manufacturing variances, and production reports including overhead analysis.
  • Prepare and participate in the annual budgeting and forecasts activities. Provide detailed analysis on the development of the costs and present variance analysis.
  • Ability to plan, organize and provide analysis in all phases of the accounting process to assure the plants have the tools needed to operate in an efficient and profitable manner.
  • Provide analytical support and data in a timely manner to the production, supply chain and other support departments.  Participate in operational decision making.
  • Lead the Understanding Losses Pillar activity for both premix sites including cost savings initiatives
  • Analyze operational modeling (labor efficiencies, yield, FTQ, batching, etc.).
  • Assist in capital expenditure project accounting including ROI analysis, project spend vs. plan, and initial fixed asset setup.
  • Support Director of Finance in the functions of the Plant Finance Operations department.






Education, Training:      

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of five year’s related experience.
  • CPA license and/or MBA preferred but equivalent experience will be considered.


Experience Required:   

  • Minimum of five year’s related experience specifically in a manufacturing environment


Knowledge, Skills & Competencies:       

  • SAP, Business Objects
  • Excel, Access


Language, Computer & Numeracy:         

  • Basic computer literacy and familiarity with Microsoft operating systems, 10-key


Physical Requirements:  

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves light physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to decipher color and to focus on objects within 20 feet.


Typical Environmental Conditions

  • Should be able to decipher color and to focus on objects within 20 feet. May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e., office equipment or light traffic).




  • Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.




Must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others.  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.


Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.



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, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


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

Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford