Financial Analyst

United States of America
Carson City
Carson City
Full Time



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.

Position Summary:  

As a crucial member of the Finance team, you will be rewarded with growth opportunities, competitive compensation and great benefits.  The Financial Analyst performs complex accounting functions related to financial processes, reporting, analysis, and provides input to management and guidance to other Finance department personnel in regard to these functions. This position reports to the Controller.  

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:  
Assist with month end closing processes, maintain the general ledger, generate monthly journal entries and reconcile accounts. 
Prepare and analyze financial statements and internal reports and provide summaries and recommendations to management regarding financial activities. 
Prepare daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting. 
Provide financial analysis and reporting on results and trends of operations. 
Assist with product cost development and cost savings calculations, creating budgets, forecasts and activity rates. 
Develop a strong understanding of the Financial and ERP systems and the ability to data mine. 
Manage fixed assets including capitalizations, disposals, monthly depreciation, federal depreciation, and researching appropriate accounting treatment of complex transactions related to fixed assets. 
Prepare and file taxes and external reporting including but not limited to L&I reporting, B&O taxes, 1099 reporting, property taxes, and census reports. 
Establish and maintain effective communication and coordination with team members, coworkers, production staff and management. 
Review and improve daily processes and tasks to expedite and improve workflow. 
Perform job functions with minimal supervision 
Provide audit support through the generation of timely, accurate schedules and documents. 
Provide support to Finance clerical staff and assist in resolving issues that arise in these areas with minimal supervision. 
Create and maintain adequate and appropriate procedural documentation. 
Assist with SOX compliance and reporting. 
Be an active and informed participant in financial and ERP system implementations. 
Other duties and projects as assigned. 
Required Skills: 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
Proficient in Excel with intermediate skills in other Microsoft Office products. 
Team player with a proactive, positive attitude and a strong sense of self-motivation, accountability, and responsibility. 
Ability to quickly understand concepts and think through possible solutions and implications. 
Ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities using strong organization and prioritization skills. 
High degree of integrity while working with confidential information discreetly and appropriately. 
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with an emphasis on attention to detail balanced with a big picture focus. 
Comprehensive knowledge of GAAP. 
Ability to read, understand, and interpret financial data with an understanding of GAAP and regulatory requirements as well as company policies, procedures and internal controls. 
Ability to rely on experience and judgment to work independently to prioritize and accomplish daily tasks. 
Ability to identify and research accounting issues independently and communicate conclusions effectively both verbally and in written form. 
Familiarity with manufacturing / processing environment preferred. 
Required Experience and Education 
3+ years of progressive accounting experience 
Accounting experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment 
BA/S in Accounting or Finance 

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.
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. 'Green Card Holder'), and certain categories of Asylees and Refugees.