Finance Co-Op (Fall 2024)

United States of America



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.

Principal Area of Responsibility:          

The finance co-op will gain exposure to and be involved with the Daily P&L, travel expense processing, account reconciliations, and related SOX compliance.  The role will also include the analysis of variable cost, and ensuring department managers understand and receive information regarding cost. This role will provide support in performing accounts analysis and reconciliation work. 

Specific Duties:

  • Preparation and reporting of variable cost, including working with department managers to track and report cost and ESH.
  • Support operations team with data analysis, responding to financial inquires, reporting and decision support as needed.
  • Month end close support through GL entry compilation.
  • Review and prepare various prepaid and accruals as necessary.
  • Prepare month end balance sheet reconciliations, as assigned.
  • SOX compliance, document internal controls for auditing compliance within the parameters of the SOX Control Document. Assist with quarterly testing requirements.
  • Perform internal auditing (test controls) of various documents/functions within the organization to ensure compliance with critical control measures.
  • Perform other duties as are designated by the supervisor.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that gets along with customers, clients, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Any and all additional responsibilities as required or assigned.

    Work Experience:    

    • Accounting experience in manufacturing operation preferred - not required. 

    Physical and Mental Demands:

    • Incumbent must physically and mentally perform the job demands as listed above.
    • The ability to handle stress associated with recurrent deadlines.

    Other Benefits:

    • Co-ops will be paid $24.00 hour/40-hours a week.
    • Given top priority for future co-op rotations and full-time positions.
    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.

    Relocation is authorized for this position.

    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.