Plant Payroll Accounting Assistant at ArdaghGroup

  • Administrative Jobs, Payroll Specialist Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Indiana, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications High School Diploma

Job Description

Plant Payroll Accounting Assistant at ArdaghGroup

The Payroll Accounting Assistant is a supportive team member responsible for plant payroll, various accounting assignments and other administrative duties as needed.  The position is responsible for adhering to company policies, accounting procedures, and financial controls including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance.  The position is engaged in daily plant activities and offers insights towards continuous improvement.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Daily and weekly processing for plant hourly workforce payroll for on-cycle and off-cycle payments

  • Process vacation and holiday pay according to plant policy

  • Execute accounting principles in compliance with SOX and operational controls to ensure payment accuracy, audit for completion, and approval through the delegations of authority.

  • Partner closely with shared service central Payroll team and site Human Resource division to account for impacts or adjustments to payroll processing, such as: garnishments, disability, time and attendance, etc.

  • Respond to payroll inquiries including payment research and reconciliation.

  • Assist in the month-end closing activities ensuring accurate reporting of financial statements.

  • Assist Plant Finance Manager in various costing/plant performance reports.

  • Complete daily/weekly/monthly accounting duties such as production and spoilage reporting, shipping reports reviews, raw material inventories, etc.

  • Assist Plant Finance Manager in required SOX reports and review controls and maintain supporting documentation.

  • Support of internal and external audit programs, including inquiries and providing support documentation

  • Assist in Finished Good inventories and reviewing aging inventories ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.

  • Process invoices, receipts, and research Accounts Payable discrepancies

  • Perform various administrative duties as needed.

  • Comply with Environmental and Food Safety standards as set forth in plant policies/programs.



  • High school diploma or equivalency required; Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or related field strongly preferred

  • Prior experience in payroll processing, accounts payable, audit, and/or financial reporting

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills in a team-based environment

  • Exceptional problem solving, analytical and technical skills.

  • Demonstrates independent motivation with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to handle multiple, competing priorities to complete tasks/projects within stated deadlines.

  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced environment.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and work with sensitive information.

  • Experience with payroll, accounting and time reporting systems such as SAP, Oracle/PeopleSoft, ADP, Kronos etc.

  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office suite with strong aptitude and emphasis in the use of Excel.



Ardagh Metal Packaging is a leading global supplier of sustainable, infinitely recyclable metal beverage cans to brand owners. A subsidiary of sustainable packaging business Ardagh Group and a leading industry metal packaging company, Ardagh Metal Packaging employs more than 6,300 people across Europe, North America and Brazil, with sales of approximately $4.7 billion.


Ardagh Metal Packaging believes that the success of our business depends on the success of our people. We strive to create working environments where our employees feel valued and can work to their full potential. 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!


Ardagh Metal Packaging – 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.

Job alerts

Receive emails for the latest jobs matching your search criteria

Job skills