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Accounting Supervisor


Bridgeton, NJ, US, 8302

Job ID:  51672
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Finance, Legal, and Tax


This position will provide general and cost accounting duties and perform assignments as the controller may direct.

  • Assist Plant Controller in tracking actual vs budget and investigate, report and follow-up on problem areas.
  • Work with plant management to assist them with control of labor.
  • Provide assistance in closing accounting records at month end including trial balance and account reconciliation.
  • Perform monthly outside warehouse reconciliations.
  • Follow up on unbilled shipments, investigate, correct and reconcile.
  • Assist with Finished Goods inventory reconciliation process to include adjustment entries, audits and counts.
  • Assist with Paper inventory reconciliation process to include adjustment entries, audits and counts.
  • Provide back-up for all finished goods related functions including production entry and shipment entry.
  • Prepare reports and analysis as direct by Plant Controller to help plant management make good business decisions.
  • Audit and control plant accounting process in line with appropriate accounting guidelines and Ardagh Group policies.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relations within the plant to communicate understanding of day-to-day financial impact on business.
  • Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs within Department responsibilities



  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting, business or related discipline or 3+ years of accounting experience in lieu of degree.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience in ERP systems, specifically SAP is highly desirable.
  • Experience with inventory control also highly desirable.
  • 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

About Ardagh Group

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world’s leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with revenues of almost $7 billion.
Today we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

•    Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
•    Did you know we produce metal and glass packaging which are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
•    Did you know we produce more than 160 million containers per day?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and have a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. 

Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.
We 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.

Here at Ardagh, we offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for talented and creative people. If you have ambition and want to make an impact with your career, come and join our team, you’ll enjoy the journey!

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.