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Finance Manager- Americas Reporting - Military Veterans

at Glanbia PLC

Glanbia is a global nutrition company, grounded in science and nature and dedicated to providing better nutrition for every step of life’s journey.Today’s consumers are increasingly aware of the importance of nutrition in improving their overall health and well being. They are searching for better, healthier and smarter nutritional solutions that fit their lifestyles.

Glanbia takes pure and clean ingredients including milk, whey and grains, and using our expert knowledge and capabilities we produce high-quality nutritional ingredients and branded consumer products for our customers and consumers worldwide.

We employ over 6,000 people across 32 countries and our products are sold or distributed in over 130 countries with an annual turnover of €3.6 billion. Our major production facilities are located in Ireland, the US, the UK, Germany and China. We have four segments; Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Global Ingredients, Dairy Ireland and Joint Ventures & Associates. Our shares are listed on the Irish and London Stock Exchanges (symbol: GLB).

Finance Manager- Americas Reporting

Glanbia 

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

The Opportunity 

Responsible for consolidating and reporting for GPN Americas and managing the budget and forecasting process. Role reports into Americas Reporting Senior Finance Manager.

- Perform in-depth financial analysis, including variance analysis, trend analysis, and sensitivity analysis, to identify key drivers of financial performance and provide insights to support decision-making

- Responsibility for compiling the month end review deck that is presented to Senior Leadership every month. Provide key commentary and insights to prior period performance as well as details on the latest outlook for future performance.

- Manage and mentor a team of financial analysts, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture. Provide training and development opportunities to enhance the team’s skills and capabilities.

- Review weekly consumption report in preparation for weekly review with Americas finance team and before distribution to wider Senior Leadership Team. Work with cross-functional partners to ensure data integrity and accuracy of reporting.  

- Lead the annual budgeting process and periodic forecasting cycles, ensuring alignment with business goals and strategic objectives as well timely submission to Global Group Finance function.

- Work closely with other departments, including Operations, Sales, and Marketing, to provide financial insights and support reporting requests as and when needed.

- Respond to ad hoc requests for financial data and analysis from senior management and other departments. Provide quick, accurate financial insights to support decision-making processes.

- Lead the utilization of new digital capabilities and leverage/tailor output reports that can replace any manual reporting that is carried out to free up more time to focus on value add/strategically important projects/initiatives. 

The Skills you will bring to the team 

- Bachelor's Degree: Finance or Accounting

- Experience: 5-7 years of relevant experience in Big 4 auditing / consulting or financial planning, analysis, and management. Prior experience in a CPG industry is a plus

- Certifications: Professional certifications such as CPA (Certified Public Accountant),

- Strong skills in financial modelling, budgeting, and forecasting.

- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and experience with SAP financial planning software

- Solid understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

- Proven leadership abilities and experience managing a team.

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to present financial information to non-financial stakeholders.

- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

- High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

- Ability to think strategically and contribute to business planning

If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply! 

Where and how you will work 

The opportunity will be based in Downers Grove, IL 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 including staff discounts, generous family leave policy, health & dental plan, competitive salary, 401K. 

About Glanbia 

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia 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, color, 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. 

Downers Grove, IL

Glanbia PLC

Glanbia is a better nutrition company, helping people live full, healthy lives. We are a team of scientists, innovators, tastemakers, and relationship-builders, creating better nutrition products and more sustainable ways of doing business. Our heritage is in dairy, but we've evolved to become a global nutrition leader, home to brands and ingredients that help people around the world perform well, recover quickly, and stay strong, at any age. The future of food is personal — we continue to grow, using insight-and science-led innovation to deliver the high-quality nutrition our consumers need. The choices we make every day are guided by our purpose — we're here to help people live their best, while doing better by each other and the earth.

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