Financial Analyst

United States of America
Wyman Gordon
American Handforge
Full Time
July 1 2020


American Handforge


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.

Wyman-Gordon: Wyman-Gordon is a worldwide supplier to the aerospace and industrial gas turbine markets. We hold quality accreditations for all the major airframe and engine manufacturers for both civil and military applications. Wyman-Gordon creates rotating closed-die forgings which are critical for aerospace and land-based gas turbines. Wyman-Gordon also manufactures structural forgings for airframe, nuclear, petrochemical, power generation, and space applications.
Located in Rialto, California, American Handforge specializes in forging Titanium, Aluminum, Stainless Steel, and exotic alloys serving multiple markets including aerospace, defense, industrial, electronic, semiconductor, and nuclear industries.
The Financial Analyst performs accounting and finance functions related to financial processes, reporting, analysis, costing and interpretation and provides input to management and guidance to other Finance and Operations personnel in regard to these functions. This position reports to the Controller.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. In performing functions, duties or tasks, employees are required to know and follow safe work practices, and to be aware of Company policies and procedures related to job safety, including safety rules and regulations. All functions, duties or tasks are to be carried out in an honest, ethical and professional manner, and to be performed in conformance with applicable Company policies and procedures.  In the event of uncertainty or lack of knowledge of Company policies and procedures, employees are required to request clarification or explanations from superiors or authorized company representatives.


  • 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 analysis (actual vs standard) 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 Sales & Use 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.
  • Create and maintain adequate and appropriate procedural documentation.
  • Assist with SOX compliance and reporting.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.
  • 3+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Accounting experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment
  • BA/S in Accounting or Finance

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • 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.
  • Familiar with Sarbanes-Oxley regulations.
  • 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.
  • Manufacturing environment experience preferred.
  • CPA License, CMA License or MBA preferred

This requisition is closed to applications.