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Finance Analyst - Operations


Dublin 18, IE, D18 PX68

Job ID:  52061
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Finance, Legal, and Tax

Finance Analyst - Operations (Hybrid)

A commercial role reporting to the Group Finance Director of Operations to support the delivery of Group led strategic projects aimed at enhancing the Groups financial and operational performance. The role offers a unique opportunity to interact with and learn from senior management at Group, Business Unit and Country level.

 The roll supports a wide range of activities including but not limited to; working capital management, mergers and acquisitions, risk management and organic growth initiatives. The skills required to execute the role successfully include; financial reporting, project management, effective communication, the ability to influence, the ability to work with and influence a wide cross section of different functions, the ability to work in a team (inc. with third party consultants) and the ability to work on multiple engagements simultaneously prioritizing activities accordingly.


Activities may include but are not limited to; managing project budgets and timelines, preparation of financial models and scenario analysis, execution of contract terms, de risking of the Groups DB pension liability and monitoring of strategic growth initiatives.

Required skills / qualifications:
  • 2.1 University degree or equivalent
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, mobilise and organise resources, including the identification and involvement of key stakeholders, to meet key deliverables on time
  • Strong technical accounting and analytical skills and experience
  • Solid leadership, stakeholder management and engagement skills 
  • Convincing interpersonal impact and personal credibility
  • Proactive, detail oriented, excellent prioritisation and organisational skills
  • Proven ability to design and execute large scale projects in a complex environment
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, think strategically and work independently
  • Attention to detail and persistence
  • Change management skills
  • Strong business acumen


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 20,000 people with sales of approximately $10 billion. Today we have a presence across Europe, Africa  and the Americas.

Our modern Dublin office is located in the Central Business Park in Sandyford. Our Dublin team has almost one hundred employees working in finance, IT, procurement, and HR.

  • Did you know that Ardagh produce many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favourite 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 whilst 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!

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