With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fast

Assistant Controller

Precision Castparts Corp. • 
North Hollywood, California, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. 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, and forgings 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.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Location Profile:

Located in North Hollywood, CA, Avibank Manufacturing, Inc., a PCC Company, a part of the Engineered Products Group, is among the world&39;s leading manufacturers specializing in the design and production of sophisticated fasteners and multi-component fastening systems and devices, solving difficult engineering and critical performance problems.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Controller works under the guidance of the Controller and assists the Controller with directing the organization&39;s financial operations and administration. Assists the Controller in the preparation and review of financial statements, budgets, financial planning, financial systems, and various other financial operating reports. Has the day-to-day responsibility of the Finance Department and performs duties personally or through subordinates.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Controller in ensuring timeliness and accuracy of the financial statements.
  • Manages preparation and review of weekly and monthly reporting packages on financials and key operating metrics, ensures data accuracy and integrity.
  • Reviews financial data regularly to ensure fairness and completeness of the data.
  • Evaluates internal controls, implements new controls as needed, and improves existing controls, putting in place new policies and procedures.
  • Reviews policies and processes, recommends modifications to existing policies and processes, and presents recommendations for new policies and processes.
  • In support of the Controller, prepares reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expense, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations. Additionally, prepares and reports the month end financial results to division and plant management within 3-day close period.
  • Works with Controller to manage the preparation of budgets, review budget proposals, and prepare necessary supporting documentation and justification.
  • Oversees accounts payable, accounts receivable, and general accounting functions per company policies.
  • Directs month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close activities.
  • Reviews journal entries, account analyses, and account reconciliations at month-end for completeness and accuracy.
  • Directs determination of depreciation rates to apply to capital assets per corporate guidelines.
  • Maintains construction in progress detail with supporting documentation and works with management team to submit capital requests.
  • Acts as liaison for internal and external audits.
  • Works with SOX Coordinator and Compliance Manager to ensure timely and accurate reporting.
  • Knowledge of SOX, SOX management requirements and compliance procedure of company records and processes.
  • Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies.
  • Supports major corporate economic strategies, objectives, and policies by overseeing general accounting policies, processes, and activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Understanding of accounting and finance issues in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong background in product cost accounting/standard costs
  • Ability to analyze financial data, identify and explain variances to forecast, use the analysis to forecast going forward.
  • Proactive, hands-on strategic thinker with solid problem-solving skills.
  • Track record of improving internal controls.

Education/ Experience:

  • S. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance and/or Accounting with 5 to 7 years of management experience in accounting and finance.
  • CPA preferred, public accounting experience a plus.
  • GAAP knowledge required.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley knowledge preferred.
  • Extensive experience with ERP systems and excel.
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.
For informational purposes only, the range of pay for this role is $93,900 to $140,900 US Dollar (USD) Salaried based on a variety of factors. For informational purposes only, this role is eligible to participate in the Company’s Quarterly Cash Bonus Plan, paid out at the quarterly bonus factor of 3X the Company’s bonus multiple, based on the Company’s performance in the applicable quarter. Employees will receive 120 hours paid time off every year. Employees will also receive 10 paid holidays. Employees (and their families) are eligible to participate in the company&39;s medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are eligible to enroll in the Company’s 401(k) plan.
This position requires use of information or access to production processes subject to national security controls under U.S. export control laws and regulations (including, but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)). To be qualified to work in this facility, a successful applicant must be a U.S. Person, as defined in those regulations, and able to supply evidence of that qualification prior to starting work or be authorized to receive controlled information under a specific license or permission from the relevant government agency. The U.S. export control regulations define a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. &39;Green Card Holder&39;), and certain categories of Asylees and Refugees.
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