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Senior Financial Analyst - Commercial Finance

Company: Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN)
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Glanbia Performance Nutrition is a wholly owned subsidiary of Glanbia located in Downers Grove, Illinois. GPN's brand portfolio consists of - Optimum Nutrition, BSN, Isopure, Think!, Nutramino ABB, Body & Fit, Amazing Grass and SlimFast , each with its own brand essence. GPN manufactures and markets the full range of performance nutrition and lifestyle products including protein, pre-workout, muscle gainers, ready-to-eat snacks and general health. Products are sold through a variety of channels including specialty retail, the internet, gyms and FDM in a variety of formats including powders, bars and Ready-to-Drink beverages. GPN has a global and expanding footprint with a current in-market presence in 24 countries.

Glanbia Performance Nutrition - Sr Financial Analyst
The Senior Financial Analyst position, reporting to the Finance Manager, is an FP&A role within the America's Finance team with responsibility for month-end reporting and analytics, commercial support and insight, planning (budgeting & forecasting), and short-term financial planning and analysis for Glanbia Performance Nutrition. This will be focused on the Healthy Lifestyle brand segment consisting of brands think!, Amazing Grass and Isopure although will work closely with the rest of the CGO finance team and other parts of the finance organization. This position will work closely with other departments including Sales, Demand Planning, Supply Chain, Marketing and R&D as a core member of the Americas Finance function.

We offer a very flexible, hybrid work environment with our Smart Working Model!

Key elements as a Senior Financial Analyst:
Detailed monthly gross sales reporting and variance analysis with a focus on understanding and explaining the underlying drivers of brand and product performance
Detailed budgeting and forecasting across the variances parts of the P&L, Including Sale's, DD&A, COGS, Overheads and Marketing.
Working directly with cross functional teams to understand key drivers of the financial performance and to maintain rolling forecasts to help project and estimate future business performance
Supporting the commercial teams including but not limited to consumption analysis, pricing analysis, data analytics and insights, reporting and explaining business results, and forecasting future business performance.
Creating new reports and analyses to help deepen our understanding of our brand performance across key customers and brands
Preparing P&L models, profitability analysis, and price/volume analysis at a granular level
Maintaining integrity of master data associated with brand and product detail
Supporting ad-hoc projects and analyses within the CGO Finance or broader Americas finance team
Support commercial teams around promotional planning and decision making

Required Skills:
Strong business acumen and understanding of financial planning and variance analysis
Ability to explain business performance and craft the story to multiple audiences
Ability to use data to help educate others and influence commercial decision-making
Strong accounting knowledge to understand the financial statement impact of commercial decisions
Critical thinking skills including the ability to identify a business issue and propose solutions
Self-starter comfortable communicating at various levels of the organization while also diving into the details
Highly accurate in performing tasks, cross-checking work, and strong ability to manage and work proficiently with large sets of data
Advanced Excel and experience with ERP systems, preferably SAP and Business Objects

Required Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Finance or similar
Scalable candidate with demonstrated potential to progress in the organization
3-5 years of relevant experience in a finance function, preferably in a commercial finance or FP&A role
CPG experience preferred

Glanbia Performance Nutrition has enjoyed consistent double-digit growth which has been achieved both organically and through acquisition. Today, GPN has approximately $1.2B in revenue and 2,500 employees worldwide. With state-of-the-art production facilities occupying over 500,000 square feet of operating space, GPN is the only sports nutrition company to manufacture and market items in every product category.

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.

Keywords: Glanbia Performance Nutrition (GPN), Downers Grove , Senior Financial Analyst - Commercial Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Downers Grove, Illinois

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