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Financial Accountant


Knottingley Head Office/CTS, West Yorkshire, GB

Job ID:  14821
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
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. Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 100+ metal and glass production facilities in more than 20 countries, employing approximately more than 23,000 people and have global sales of more than $9bn.

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.


Financial Accountant


Full Time Permanent position £41,000 per annum

Closing date 02nd October 2019


Accurate and timely financial accounting, ensuring all reporting targets are being met.

Assisting in the annual audit with PWC.

Assisting with the production of statutory accounts.

Ensuring correct governance is achieved and maintained including SOx compliance and fraud prevention. Ad hoc project work.
Implement and maintain effective financial and business reporting systems.
Ensure adherence to strict financial disciplines in all aspects of the business.
Balance sheet reconciliations & day to day accouFinting responsibilities.
Assisting with the preparation of the annual accounts to UK and international standards & tax compliance.

ACA qualified or equivalent with at least 3 years post qualification experience.

Willing to travel and ability to speak Dutch is desirable.



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.

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