Plant Controller

United States of America
California
South Gate
Wyman Gordon
Shultz Steel
Finance
Full Time
October 1 2020

  


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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.

Shultz Steel manufactures large complex structural titanium and steel forgings for both commercial and military aerospace applications. Our parts are an integral part of nearly all commercial and military aircraft, as well as several space and nuclear applications. Long-term agreements with the major aerospace contractors provide stability and long-term growth. As a part of Precision Castparts Corporation (PCC), Shultz employees are afforded significant career development and growth opportunities.
SHULTZ STEEL COMPANY has been in business since 1947 and is located in the greater Los Angeles California area. It employs about 450 people. It was acquired by PCC in 2016. Shultz Steel Company produces large structural die forgings and rolled rings primarily for the aerospace industry out of alloy steel, titanium, aluminum and nickel alloys. It is a vertically integrated facility.
The Controller will be responsible for the overall financial management and controls for the operation and for the protection of the assets in alignment with corporate policies and practices. The incumbent partner with the Leadership team and provide financial direction and recommendations to improve site performance.
  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, G/L, Inventory/Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Manage month-end closing; prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual P&L consolidations, financial statements and other operational reports consistent with GAAP and PCC Policy.
  • Analyze variances and communicates explanations to management with recommended actions
  • Prepare forecasts of income statement, balance sheets, and statement of cash flows for the Plant
  • Provide consultation, interpretation and education of complex financial and operational matters to various departmental leaders used to drive business decisions
  • Collaborate with General Manager, Plant accountants and senior management to explain results, make improvements, manage projects, identify inefficiencies, understand operations and lead the development of complex analysis
  • Provide leadership to strengthen internal control environment and maintain SOX compliance
  • Monitor and implement plant internal controls (in conjunction with corporate policies) as necessary to ensure reporting integrity, Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, G/L, Inventory/Cost Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Manage month-end closing; prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual P&L consolidations, financial statements and other operational reports consistent with GAAP and PCC Policy.
  • Analyze variances and communicates explanations to management with recommended actions
  • Prepare forecasts of income statement, balance sheets, and statement of cash flows for the Plant
  • Provide consultation, interpretation and education of complex financial and operational matters to various departmental leaders used to drive business decisions
  • Collaborate with General Manager, Plant accountants and senior management to explain results, make improvements, manage projects, identify inefficiencies, understand operations and lead the development of complex analysis
  • Provide leadership to strengthen internal control environment and maintain SOX compliance
  • Monitor and implement plant internal controls (in conjunction with corporate policies) as necessary to ensure reporting integrity, safeguard company assets, and identify risks
  • Ensure proper accounting in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles as well as local statutory requirements
  • Refine and maintain the integrity of the plant’s standard cost system
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to ensure efficient reviews of financial data and controls
  • Minimum 10 years as a Controller with financial management experience in progressively responsible positions within multi-unit/cultural manufacturing organizations; a demonstrated track record of accountability and achievement.
  • Strong skills and knowledge of accounting theory and application of financial principles (GAAP) and experience operating within a SOX compliant environment.
  • Demonstrated track record of financial control and analysis within a complex manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge of ERP; ability to recommend changes and upgrades to meet the needs of the business.
  • Strong managerial presence that reflects a participative, pro-active, hands-on operating style requiring a high energy level and tolerance to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to respond effectively to enquiries and to effectively communicate with management, peers and staff.
B.S. degree required. MBA/CPA preferred.

Full Relocation is authorized for this position.