Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures, and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.
Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, PCC is a multi-billion-dollar company employing more than 20,000 people worldwide. PCC has over 120 plants spread across twenty-six states in the US and over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost, and on-time producer, delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth. PCC was acquired by Warren Buffet-led Berkshire Hathaway in February 2016.
The Corporate Accountant is responsible for the corporate general ledger including preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, flux analysis, and participating in the month-end processes. This role is highly collaborative and visible with multiple stakeholders of the company.
o Responsible for the corporate general ledger including preparing journal entries, participating in the month-end processes, preparing reconciliations, and developing and improving analyses
o Support the corporate capital appropriations request process including submitting requests, tracking, reconciliation, and compliance with corporate policy
o Coordinate with both external and internal auditors to complete financial audits and SOX testing
o Support balance sheet and income statement budgets/forecasts including preparing periodic reports for management review
o Assist with quarterly preparation of schedules for review by management and other analysis
o Cross-train with other members of Corporate Accounting
o Identify process opportunity areas and develop and implement procedures to improve organizational efficiency
o Perform special projects, other duties as assigned
o Knowledge and understanding of accounting and application of financial principles (GAAP)
o Strong attention to detail; accuracy of work is critical
o Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
o Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills including the ability to meet communicated deadlines and act as the primary owner of individual projects, analyses, and processes
o Self-motivated with the ability to work productively and independently
o Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
o High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including advanced Microsoft Excel skills (pivot tables and functions)
o Ability to work in partnership with all levels of employees up to and including senior management, and various PCC locations
o Must be able to process sensitive information in the strictest confidence
o Demonstrate ability to improve and streamline business processes
o Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred
o Minimum 2 years of accounting/finance experience
o Experience in public accounting or accounting role within a public company preferred
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.