Financial Analyst-Staff Accountant

United States of America
SWU Tulsa
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.

Southwest United Industries was established in 1953. Today it is an industry leader in providing complete metal finishing services as well as aviation component repair and overhaul from its 130,000 ft² facility in Tulsa. Southwest primarily serves the Aerospace & Defense industries but also supports the medical, oil & gas, and general industrial base as well.

Our services include chrome, cadmium and nickel plating; plasma and HVOF thermal spray coating; hard, chromic, boric and sulfuric anodizing, including chemical conversion coating; all types of painting, including dry film lube and PTFE; non-destructive testing; shot peening; all types of precision grinding including OD, ID, surface, spherical and super-finishing. Southwest maintains Nadcap accredidation for all processes as well as an extensive list of customer specific approvals including Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Bell Helicopter, Northrop Grumman, Goodrich, Messier-Dowty, Gulfstream, Bombardier, Embraer, Honeywell, Parker and Cessna.

Southwest United has a highly skilled team of coating and production engineers along with an outstanding support staff together having many hundreds of years of experience. Southwest United, through these fine people, offer unrivaled quality and service. Southwest United is committed to continuous improvement in order to provide our customers with improved coatings solutions while reducing the costs and lead time.

For the past 70 years the vision of Southwest United Industries has remained consistent; "To be the best full-service, single-source, metal finishing company in North America."

Position Summary:

The Financial Analyst performs complex accounting functions related to financial processes, reporting, analysis and interpretation and provides input to management and guidance to other Finance department personnel with respect to these functions. 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.
  • 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.
  • Provide support to Finance clerical staff and assist in resolving issues that arise in these areas with minimal supervision.
  • Provide assistance with various special projects
  • 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 1099 reporting, property taxes, and census reports.
  • Perform job functions with minimal supervision
  • Provide audit support through the generation of timely, accurate schedules and documents.
  • Create and maintain adequate and appropriate procedural documentation.
  • Assist with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and reporting.
  • Be an active and informed participant in financial and ERP system improvements. 

 Required Skills:

  •  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Advanced computational and Excel skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an emphasis on attention to detail balanced with a big picture focus.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing / processing environment preferred.
  • Experience with an ERP and associated subsidiary ledger interfaces.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 Required Experience:

  •  2-5 years of progressive accounting or finance experience

 Level of Education

  • BA in Accounting or Finance
  • MBA strongly preferred
  • CPA License or CMA License 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.

Relocation is authorized for this position.

This requisition is closed to applications.