Ardagh Group
Plant Accountant (Seattle, Washington, US)
At a glance
Location: US-WA-Seattle Map
Posted: 09/30/2019
Closing: 10/29/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Ardagh Group
Job description

Ardagh Group is a global leader in glass and metal packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading food, beverage and consumer care brands. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 109 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employ over 23,500 people and have global sales exceeding US$8.2 bn.

At Ardagh we have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivalled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.

We strongly believe that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued, can work to their full potential and where their achievements are celebrated. We are creating an exciting future for Ardagh that is built on our core values of trust, teamwork and excellence and we have opportunities in a wide variety of disciplines across our organization.

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This position will provide general and cost accounting duties and perform assignments as the controller may direct. Provide assistance in closing accounting records at month end including trial balance and account reconciliation. Audit and control plant accounting process in line with appropriate accounting guidelines and policies. Prepare and issue all weekly Labor reports that are used to control and report labor performance. Work with plant management to resolve variances and assist them with control of labor. Confirm authorization to pay all nonPo invoices code and submit for payment approval. Provide backup for Production Reporting Raw Material and Paper receipts and Outside Warehouse Reconciliations. Assist with Finished Goods inventory reconciliation process to include adjustment entries reconciliation and audits. Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policiesprograms within Department responsibilities.


Ideal candidate will possess an undergraduate degree in finance accounting business or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years accounting experience. Professional certification is a plus. Must be able to handle multiple tasks in a teambased environment. Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with management and outside customers.


Must have exceptional problem solving analytical and technical skills with good team dynamics and possess strong planning and organizational skills. Must have proficient computer skills and have knowledge and understanding of Microsoft Applications. SAP experience in compiling information and creating reports is a plus.

Our Vision and Values
The people that make up Ardagh Group share much more than a strong brand and an excellent reputation. We each share a common vision: to be the preferred packaging partner to the world’s leading brands. We will achieve our vision by delivering customer innovation, providing an inspirational environment for our people and creating sustainable value for our business through its growth and development.

Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Plant Accountant (Seattle, Washington, US)