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Accounting Clerk


Multiple Locations, IL, US

Job ID:  28623
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Permanent
Talent Area:  Operations Management

Role Description:

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for assisting the Financial Manager with maintaining timely and accurate financial reporting for the location.


Key Responsibilities:

•    Cash application of checks, Wire Transfer payments and EDI/ACH payments.
•    Report daily cash and monitor receipt of electronic payments throughout the day
•    Prepare daily Lockbox report.
•    Reconcile and post unapplied cash to proper accounts
•    Correctly identify and post residual items.
•    Pursue resolution of residual items with appropriate departments. 
•    Report daily output of billings, credits and RGR’s (return goods records – example, defective products). 
•    Monitor the unbilled shipment report and release billing reports.
•    Post invoices against purchase orders and directly in SAP, flex to accounts payable as need arises.



•    Bachelor’s degree in Accounting required. 
•    Experience in accounts receivable, accounts payable or general accounting. 
•    Demonstrate the ability to maintain professional communication both written and verbal and interpersonal skills. Ability to participate in group meetings. 
•    SAP experience helpful


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 yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know….

  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal Beverage North America produces more than 15 billion cans and can ends annually?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?

Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has 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.

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

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