Staff Accountant

United States of America
Santa Ana
Full Time


Cherry Aero


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:

  • Interpret business processes and identify control points to ensure SOX compliance
  • Manage and be responsible for the company's internal control testing system (for both financial and IT controls).  
  • Identify and apply best and leading practices to core business processes
  • Act as Business Advisor to functional leaders in SOX matters
  • Coordinate SOX external and internal audit testing and scheduling
  • Prepare quarterly reports (freight spend, pipeline savings, etc.)
  • Validate and approve invoices
  • Close open POs as per process
  • Annual FCR audit
  • Maintain Vendor and Inventory Part Master
  • Supply ordering/Product sourcing
  • Purchase order generation
  • Vendor set up/reactivation  


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing and training the GM, Controller, Process Owners, Control Owners and SOX testers each quarter to assure the SOX testing is done correctly and on time
  • Manage the quarterly internal SOX testing. This includes interpreting the test results and determining if test items are a finding or require additional testing
  • Partner with business process owners to identify and remediate internal control weaknesses identified through testing
  • Develop, implement, and sustain preventative, detective, and monitoring controls for all core business processes
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the internal control framework on a routine basis
  • Continually refine and communicate key control objectives to ensure ongoing compliance
  • Identify and implement business process changes resulting in strengthened internal controls and operational efficiencies
  • Serve as a team member on special projects
  • Manage the data quality and reporting in the internal control system
  • Must effectively hit all milestones on-time
  • Ability to motivate and work with all parts of the business
  • Ability to learn Archer System for testing and documentation
  • Ensure timely update of process documentation (narratives) for quarterly testing
  • Ensure testing of all benchmark controls is done on time each quarter
  • Ensure control owners are aware of any ineffective key controls and they are documenting them via Archer Findings and Remediation Planning
  • Coordinate with Control Owners on issues with efficient execution of testing procedures
  • Assist with restricted access testing
  • Assist with the completion of yearly segregation of duties reviews
  • Assist testers with quarterly testing
  • Ensure requests made to Control Owners are fulfilled in a timely manner, as necessary
  • Administrative duties (scanning travelers on a daily basis, helping the production planning department with various tasks, helping with specific projects)
  • Basic receptionists duties (Sign in/out of customers and guests of SWUC), answering phone calls, etc.



  • Accounting and finance experience (preferred)
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Experience with internal controls
  • Industrial manufacturing experience (preferred)
  • Cost Accounting/Physical Inventory (Management)