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Requisition ID:  81700
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Kentucky (3170)

KY, United States, 41018

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 12,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Engine Systems division brings together a range of abilities to support aero-engine manufacturers including Pratt & Whitney, General Electric, Safran and Rolls Royce.

At Meggitt, we have spearheaded pioneering applied research and technology programmes to develop next generation turbofan cooling. We create thermal management components which operate reliably in extremes of temperature, pressure and vibration on the engines and airframes of leading military and commercial rotary and fixed wing aircraft.

Together, our Engine Systems division is helping to create the engines of the future.

Job Designation

The Controller, ensures an effective internal control structure, budget, and reporting process over 4 manufacturing locations in the US and Mexico. Drives relevant process improvements and ensures an effective risk management process. Manages relevant process improvements and ensures an effective risk management plan.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Leads the accounting department and advises management in interpreting and utilizing managerial accounting information
  • Manages all accounting operations, while monitoring costs and capital expenditures
  • Oversees cost accounting for all 4 locations, updating of BOM’s as needed, and supervises the annual standard cost updates
  • Develops business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Ensures timely and complete financial statements and oversees the preparation of all audited financial statements
  • Accurately reports the financial results of Meggitt's operations in accordance with Generally Accepted Principles (GAAP) and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

- Prepares reports which summarize and forecast business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present and future operations
- Provides financial analyses, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions, and contract negotiations
- Gathers and analyzes data to inform commercial pricing decisions; validates accuracy and integrity to ensure competitive proposals and pricing decisions
- Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
- Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations

  • Partners with the Sr Manager of FP&A in helping with the global Finance and Accounting strategic plan for all sites, while ensuring the maximization of the company’s financial performance.

- Other responsibilities as assigned
- The primary duties of this job require management of business or department, supervising 2 or more full time employees (or equivalent).  Responsibilities include hiring and firing subordinate employees (or effectively recommending such decisions), interviewing, selecting, and training employees; setting and adjusting rates of pay and hours of work; directing employees’ work; maintaining production records for use in supervision; appraising employees’ productivity and efficiency for recommending promotions or other changes in status; handling employee complaints and grievances; disciplining employees; assigning work among employees; and providing for the safety and security of the employees. Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance

Job Specifications

Education: Post-Secondary Degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectation

Years Experience: 10 years or more of relevant experience


Demonstrated success in defining and executing a Finance and Accounting strategic plan to ensure the maximization of the company’s financial performance 
Advanced knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and analysis; acquired through work experience in increasingly complex roles
Capable of driving change transformation and strategy execution to achieve specific business results   
Able to utilize the latest technology to enhance the growth of an organization
Ability to anticipate internal or external business challenges/regulatory issues and make recommendations
Capable of directing the resolution of complex or unusual business problems, while applying advanced analytical thought and judgment  
Demonstrates a high level of ethical behavior in exercising judgment and discretion in matters of significance
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence, while exercising sensitivity to the audience


Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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