Corporate Accountant

United States of America
Corporate Office
Full Time
October 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

Precisions Castparts Corp. Portland, OR-based, global, market-leading, $10 billion diversified manufacturer serving aerospace, power generation and general industrial markets
Corporate environment
The Corporate Accountant is responsible for the corporate general ledger including preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, flux analysis, and participating in the month-end processes. The role will serve as the SOX Coordinator for the corporate office, coordinating with the internal auditors, control owners, and the SOX department to ensure compliance with the PCC SOX Program and associated policies. This role is highly collaborative and visible with multiple stakeholders of the company.
  • Responsible for the corporate general ledger including preparing journal entries, participating in the month-end processes, preparing reconciliations, and developing and improving analyses
  • SOX Coordinator for the corporate office ensuring compliance with the PCC SOX Program and associated policies
  • Coordinate with both external and internal auditors to complete financial audits and SOX testing
  • Support balance sheet and income statement budgets / forecasts including preparing periodic reports for management review
  • Support the corporate capital appropriations request process including submitting requests, tracking, reconciliation, and compliance with corporate policy
  • Assist with quarterly preparation of schedules for review by management, and other analysis
  • Cross-train with other members of Corporate Accounting
  • Identify process opportunity areas and develop and implement procedures to improve organizational efficiency
  • Perform special projects, other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, CPA preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of accounting / finance experience
  • Experience in public accounting or accounting role within a public company preferred
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and key accounting principles
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to think critically, ask thoughtful questions
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Skilled to work independently with management oversight
  • Organized with attention to detail
  • Deadline driven