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1043 - Controller, Assistant

Requisition ID:  118306
Business Unit:  Energy & Equipment Oregon (3130)

McMinnville, OR, United States, 97128

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

The Assistant Controller leads the business accounting activities generally within a business unit or a site, including the preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of ledger accounts and financial statements. Prepares records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions, while ensuring the integrity of records for completeness, accuracy and compliance with accepted accounting policies and principles.     

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Assists the business unit or site in maintaining accounting principles, practices, and procedures.
  • Participates in the preparation and evaluation of budgets and other financial operating reports.
  • Leads general business accounting activities, while training and coaching accounting staff.
  • Maintains ownership of all aspects of the general ledger at a business unit or site.
  • Reconciles inter-company activity enforcement of internal controls.
  • Maintains fixed asset registers.
  • Performs the preparation of Personal Property, Sales and Use, and Real Estate Tax filings.
  • Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Ensures compliance with financial controls .
  • 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.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary.

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:  7-10 years of relevant experience


  • Thorough understanding and experience of standard accounting concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis acquired through related work experience in increasingly complex roles.
  • Strong team development and management skills to enable the creation of a highly capable Finance and Accounting team.
  • Strong analytical and independent problem solving skills to evaluate financial results, projections and data mine.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to explains complex information to others in straightforward situations; excellent interpersonal skills to drive task to completion.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and database management tools.

Parker Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.

Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or 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 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 accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 at or

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 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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