Icon hamburger
What job do you want?
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.

Manager, Financial Reporting (Rosemont, Illinois, US)

Ardagh Group Rosemont Full-Time
Apply on company site

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.

Primary Purpose:   


The Manager-Financial Reporting & Analysis is responsible for driving the close process, analyzing results, and reporting all information required by Senior Management to effectively operate the North American F&S business while also ensuring that Group financial requirements are timely and accurately met.  Responsible for managing SG&A process.  Own the Balance Sheet and Cash Flow reporting and forecasting.  This will require significant interaction with all levels of Management, including our North American Plants and their Operations teams. 


Responsibilities & Accountabilities:


  • Lead month end closing activities, including journal entries, consolidation and Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare timely monthly consolidation and reporting for NA business and Group, especially SG&A and Balance Sheet/Cash Flow
  • Prepare accurate and timely forecasting (Monthly, Quarterly, Other) including Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
  • Co-Lead Budgeting Process with Manager Operations Finance
  • Complete all Corporate Financial requirements
  • Manage one staff position for General Accounting, Fixed Assets, Lease Accounting and Intercompany Accounting
  • SAP super user
  • Ad-hoc projects and other assignments as directed by VP Finance

Skills & Competencies:


  • Excellent computer skills including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • ERP experience required; SAP preferred
  • Consolidation system experience; HFM preferred
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, hands-on, results oriented style
  • Strong service orientation and ability to work as a team with all levels of management.
  • Thorough, highly organized and efficient work habits
  • Ability to proactively address and solve problems
  • Ability to challenge the status-quo while effectively working in multiple team-based environments
  • Balance detail orientation with “big picture” understanding of the business
  • Ability to travel as needed to plant/corporate locations, less than 20% of time


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 5-10 years’ experience with budgets, forecasts, and monthly reporting
  • Significant ERP experience required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPA, CMA, or Graduate Degree preferable
  • Prior experience as a Plant Controller
  • Experience with SAP
  • Experience with HFM
  • Experience with SOX compliance requirements
  • Prior experience in Public Accounting


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.

Ardagh Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit URL blocked - click to apply.


Recommended skills

Financial Statements
Consolidation (Financial)
Fixed Asset
Balance Sheet
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles


About the company

Salary Estimator

Based on Job Title, Location and Skills
Below Avg. Average Above Avg.
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

Job ID: 548911601


For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.

Ardagh Group manufactures packaging for the world's biggest brands. We have a reputation for innovation; pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. The unprecedented growth of our business has been driven by our unrivaled expertise, obsession with quality and commitment to continuous improvement.

Ardagh Group has a truly global presence. We operate 109 glass and metal manufacturing facilities in 22 countries, employing approximately 23,500 people and have global sales of approximately €7.7 bn. It is estimated that in an average household globally, you will find at least six products in packaging produced by Ardagh Group.

View the full profile