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Internal Control Analyst


Multiple Locations, National, IE

Job ID:  35963
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Fixed term
Talent Area:  Finance, Legal, and Tax

Internal Control Analyst

The Internal Control Analyst will play a key role in the continuing development of the internal control framework in Ardagh and the delivery of the annual SOx 404 program, partnering with both the Group’s business units and internal and external audit teams.  The position will also support the development of a number of non-SOX processes, including continuous monitoring and data analysis programs. 


There will be opportunities for the holder of this role to participate in the roll-out of the SOX program in the newly listed Metal Beverage business and to partner with other members of the global control network to support the Regions in risk assessment and the development of suitable controls.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•    Maintain process documentation and regularly work with the business to assess risk and determine the appropriateness of the controls in place to mitigate risks identified.
•    Manage risk and control matrices for Group functions.
•    Manage the quarterly certification of controls from all control owners through Metricstream.
•    Provide support, as needed, to other members of the Group Internal Controls function on a number of non-SOx 404 projects (e.g. continuous monitoring, control automation, control enhancement projects, resolution of audit recommendations) 
•    Manage the delivery of information to external auditors for the SOx 404 program.
•    Support the annual SOx scoping and risk assessment exercise.
•    Provide advice and guidance to Group functions and regions as required.
•    Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CMA), ideally with experience of auditing or working in a SOx envi-ronment.

•    This role will suit a newly qualified accountant or someone with 1-3 years experience of working in an audit or controls role within a SOX environment

•    Good communication and collaboration skills, with the ability and confidence to have your opinions heard.
•    Ability to develop good working relationships with key stakeholders and senior management from differ-ent parts of the business, and external partners.  This should include the confidence and ability to devel-op relationships virtually.
•    Organised and focused on delivering to a deadline.

What we offer:
•    You will work with a supportive, driven and experienced Group Internal Controls team in a fast paced and rewarding environment. 
•    You will be involved in a number of different projects at different levels of the business, including the enhancement of a mature SOx controls framework, the establishment of a new SOx controls framework f
       r a newly listed business, and projects to enhance the delivery of the Internal Controls function into a second line of defence.
•    The role will provide access to all levels of the business and external parties in multiple regions and divisions.



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.

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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