Controller - North America Mill Operations

United States of America
Full Time
May 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.

Since 1950, TIMET has been leading the industry in mill and melted products, supplying nearly one-fifth of the world's titanium. From traditional discrete mill products to customized near-net shapes to kits with finished components ready for the assembly line, TIMET delivers. TIMET is the only titanium manufacturer with mill production strategically located around the world. We have broad product line capability and strategic qualifications at locations in North America, United Kingdom, and France.

TIMET's global supply focus enables us to quickly move products using qualified raw material and routings that meet stringent customer requirements. Our plants are certified in international safety and quality standards and strictly follow lean initiatives.

TIMET Toronto desires to build upon its reputation as the leading supplier of premium quality semi-finished Titanium mill products to be our customer's preferred supplier and partner for the long term benefit of all parties. We will achieve our goal by offering consistently high quality, innovative products designed for bespoke applications to give value to the customer, on time, every time.  We will endeavor to follow the highest standards of professional behavior in a culture that appreciates and values our workforce.
Directs and coordinates all accounting and internal control activities related to the Toronto Plant and the North America Service Centers. Directs the preparation of monthly and annual financial forecasts related to responsible locations. Manages and can work in a team environment on special projects at the NA Mill Operations, TIMET Division or Corporate levels.

Directs, supervises and controls plant cost & general accounting responsibilities for the manufacturing processes and inventories of Mill Products in Toronto and North America Service Centers.

Oversees the accounting closing and preparation of operations analysis in an accurate and timely manner, supporting the company’s monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements.

Coordinates and administers the fiscal plan for the control of operations; providing profit planning, sales forecasts, budgets, inventory cost standards and cost saving opportunities, and capital investing, together with the necessary controls and procedures to implement and monitor achievement of the plan.

Oversees daily financial reporting and forecasting.

Interacts (in conjunction with the VP Mill Operations and the General Manager) at least quarterly with Segment EVP and CEO in Operating Review Meetings, discussing in detail all matters of operational and financial performance.

Compares performance with operating plans and standards. Provides reports and interprets the results of operations to all levels of management. This includes the formulation of accounting policies/procedures, the management of internal controls, the preparation of financial statements and operating data, the coordination of systems and procedures, and special reports as required.

Manages the development, documentation, implementation and periodic review of accounting process and control procedures related to routine and special activities.

Ensures Toronto and North America Service Centers are in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and develops/implements remediation plans when issues occur.

Assures protection for the assets of the site through administering internal controls, compliance to the Grant of Authority policy, and conducting internal auditing. Audits expenditures to ensure they are in accordance with the approved budget.

Facilitates the development and integration of TOC related measurements and methodologies into plant financial reporting and analysis.

Manages and develops skills of plant Accounting staff in technical competence, teambuilding skills, internal controls and succession planning.

Manages and/or cooperates on NA, Division and Corporate special projects.

Keeps the VP of Operations and General Manager informed of the operations' performance and provides advice on all financial matters.

Ensures coordinated supporting relationship is maintained between Finance, Operations, Sales, Production Planning and Quality.

Promotes ‘Best Practices’ throughout the operation, in coordination with accounting groups in NA and Europe.

Ensures optimum performance of the function. Recommends and implements techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices.

Provides leadership for problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships.

Keeps abreast of current trends and practices in field of expertise. Assumes other special activities and responsibilities from time to time as directed.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

CPA/CMA preferred

MBA desirable.

Minimum 15 years experience in accounting with progressively responsible experience.


Problem Solving

Action Oriented/Energetic

Time Management

Priority setting



Strong manufacturing cost accounting experience.

SAP knowledge of FICO module, plus familiarity with SD, MM and PP modules, is a plus.

Microsoft suite software experience – especially Excel financial modeling.

Planning and organization – an ability to plan and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

Broad knowledge of GAAP, as well as a solid understanding of business and manufacturing operations.

Demonstrated ability to lead people; strong interpersonal skills.

Must be able to work independently on assigned projects, a self starter.

Working knowledge of principles of TOC/Lean Manufacturing.

Problem analysis and resolution at both a strategic and functional level.

Employee training and development.

Energetic and can handle a fast-paced daily atmosphere.

Strong customer orientation.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Full Relocation is authorized for this position.

This requisition is closed to applications.