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Plant Accountant


Winston-Salem, NC, US, 27107

Job ID:  50942
Estimated Travel:  0 - 25%
Contract Type:  Employee
Talent Area:  Manufacturing

Purpose of Job:

  • Data analysis, collection and reporting
  • Physical inventories of raw and direct materials
  • Physical inventories of indirect materials and operating supplies. 
  • Inventory reconciliations
  • Problem-solving
  • Cross-functional support of the Purchasing function
  • This is a strategic hire, providing career growth potential for the right individual


Job Responsibilities:

  • Production data collection and reporting
  • Material usage data collection, reporting, and reconciliation
  • Analysis of plant activities to identify any transactional omissions or errors and making appropriate corrections
  • Physical inventories
  • Ongoing review of plant activities to assure adherence to appropriate accounting guidelines and policies
  • Problem-solving
  • Ad-hoc accounting activity as necessary to support plant operations
  • Assignments as directed by the Finance Manager
  • Cross-functional support for the Purchasing function, including backup
  • Complying with Safety, Environmental, and Food Safety standards as set forth in company policies/programs is a requirement for all Ardagh employees.  



  • The candidate must possess a BA degree in Accounting or related discipline
  • 3 or more years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment is a significant plus
  • Ability to handle a wide variety of job responsibilities in a team-based environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively within and outside of the organization
  • Exceptional data collection, analytical, and reporting skills
  • A problem-solving mind-set
  • Organized
  • Proficient computer skills utilizing Microsoft applications
  • SAP ERP experience is a huge plus 


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.

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Nearest Major Market: Salem
Nearest Secondary Market: Winston