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Requisition ID:  38298
Business Unit:  Services & Support Miami Group (3515)

Miami, FL, United States, 33178

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Controller leads the Financial Accounting and Control Function and manages the business financial reporting, budgets and internal control processes. Partners with other senior management in defining the global Finance and Accounting strategic plan. Ensures financial business processes are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and/or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).


Job Core Responsibilities

  •  Partners with other senior management in defining the global Finance and Accounting strategic plan, while ensuring the maximization of the company’s financial performance 
  •  Oversees the  execution of the strategic plan and manages the financial reporting, budgets and internal processes
  •  Leads the accounting department and advises management in interpreting and utilizing managerial accounting information
  •  Manages all accounting operations, while monitoring costs and capital expenditures
  •  Directs the preparation of the budget, financial forecasts and report variances
  •  Develops business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  •  Ensures timely and complete financial statements and oversees the preparation of the corporate annual report 
  •  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
  •  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: 15 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



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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