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Financial Analyst


Chicago, IL, US

Job ID:  28743
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Finance, Legal, and Tax

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.

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. 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 organisation.



Purpose of the Job:

The Financial Analyst is responsible for Capex Investment & Leasing activity support, analysis, forecasting and budgeting.   This role will also receive direction from the Sr. Financial Analyst supporting this activity as well as perform analytical and project work as directed by the VP of Finance.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Monitor and assist with capital investment and lease approval process
  • Review and report monthly spend on capital projects and leasing activity
  • Report capital spend detail into Qlikview or similar data tracking tool
  • Maintain capital lease data in our SAP IFRS16 system
  • Support lease payment activity and reconciling back to the SAP IFRS16 system
  • Monthly capital lease reconciliations and perform related SOX lease controls
  • KPI tracking and reporting – usage variance reporting (EIP)
  • Support financial analytics including EBITDA bridges, sales revenue, reporting, budgeting, & forecasting
  • Prepare work papers as needed by internal and external audits
  • Other business analytics as needed



  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, one to three years of manufacturing experience in entry level finance or accounting position is preferred. 
  • 3-5 years of expereince in Accounting or Finance. 
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including US GAPP and IFRS.
  • Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems, preferable SAP and HFM.  
  • Excellent professional communication both written and verbal and interpersonal skills. Ability to participate in group meetings. 



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.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit www.ardaghgroup.com.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago