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Manager Accounting

Requisition ID:  106234
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Troy (3115)

Troy, IN, United States, 47588


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 10,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

The Accounting Manager leads the Financial and Accounting team at the local site. Ensures the accurate compilation, costing, analysis, and reporting of accounting data.  Develops, implements, and maintains systems, policies and procedures. Generates forecasts and analyzes trends in sales, finance and other areas of business.   

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Manages the accuracy in reporting and compliance with General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other accounting policies
  • Manages Finance and Accounting within a business unit and develops accounting staff to meet team targets, along with reviewing industry trends for updates
  • Prepares, records, analyzes and reports accounting transactions
  • Ensures internal controls are in place and functioning, as intended
  • Forecasts and analyzes trends in sales, finance and other areas of business
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of financial statements and ensures compliance and alignment with company policies
  • Participates as lead in external audits
  • Develops, implements, and maintains systems, policies and procedures
  • 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  
  • Experienced with cost accounting in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with SAP a plus.
  • 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 mining
  • 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


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.

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.

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