Accounts Payable Associate

United States of America
Full Time
July 1 2020



Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) is a leading worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, and forged components used in jet aircraft engines and industrial gas turbines. The Company is also a leading producer of highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace and other general industrial markets, manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications, and supplies metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries. PCC is a high quality business with dominant positions in most segments of the markets in which it serves.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffet, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.

PCC Aerostructures now includes more than 35 plants in the U.S, Europe and Asia with over 5000 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, Noranco and Kalistrut. Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China.

Aerospace Dynamics International, Inc. (ADI) manufactures machined parts and assemblies for the commercial and military aerospace industries. It offers structural components, caps, panels, bulkheads, fittings, longerons, spars, chords, wing ribs, thrust reversers, structural machine parts, manufacturing tooling and stretch form blocks.

ADI was acquired by PCC in April 2014. The company has received significant capital investments since the acquisition and has a highly positive growth trajectory ahead. Comprising seven facilities on its campus in Valencia, CA, ADI has over 700 full-time employees on staff.

Working with minimal supervision, Accounts Payable Associate is responsible for a broad range of Accounts Payable processes, which includes maintaining vendor relationships, processing check requests and reports, and reconciling invoices.
  • Process check requests and expense reports on a regular basis
  • Accurately review, code, and process vendor invoices

  • Maintain a large number of vendor accounts while staying in compliance with company policies and procedures

  • Review and reconcile invoice discrepancies

  • Address and respond to vendor inquiries

  • Process payments in the system

  • Confirm intercompany balances during month-end

  • Create, track and audit Non-Standard Terms requests

  • Review vendor statements on a monthly basis

  • Work with vendors to get them set-up with ACH payments

  • Take advantage of discounts when financially sound

  • Provide other accounting-related functions as necessary
  • GED or High School diploma required
  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting preferred

  • 2-3 years of experience with accounts payable or general accounting

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong time management and organizational skills

  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles

  • High degree of attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Must be willing and able to work in a team environment and must have good interpersonal skills.

  • Strong analytical abilities