Finance Assistant

Recruiter
Glanbia PLC
Location
Glanbia Shared Service Center. Main Street, Dungarvan. Co Waterford
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
26 Jan 2018
Closes
26 Feb 2018
Contact
Maeve Lawlor
Sector
FMCG
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

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Finance Assistant - Payments Control 

A vacancy has arisen for a Finance Assistant - Payments Control at Glanbia Business Services (GBS) in Dungarvan, Co Waterford. This is a permanent position and will report to the Financial Accounting Team Lead.

Key Elements of the Role
•Responsible for posting bank transactions to the nominal ledger and ensuring accuracy
•On a daily basis complete bank reconciliations of high transaction volume accounts
•Completion of payment runs by running SAP programs to select vendors for payment and transmission to authorisers
•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
•Ad hoc work as required in the role
•The position will be based in the Shares Services Centre, Dungarvan, Co Waterford

Qualifications
•Part-qualified Accountant

Skills & Experience
•Proven track record in a similar role with at least 2 years related experience in a FMCG business environment
•Experience in MS Office (Excel) and SAP knowledge is essential
•Excellent data analytical 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


Competencies
•The energy, enthusiasm and drive to make it happen
•A team player who has the ability to motivate others, making it fun while getting the job done
•Strong prioritising skills with the ability to take on challenges as opportunities to find a better way
•An effective team member, who plays their role in achieving the company’s vision in line with our core values