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Sr. Accountant/Proposal Analyst

Requisition ID:  101574
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Portland (3500)

Milwaukie, OR, United States, 97222

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense 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 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world-leading technology. Our Power & Sensing product group supplies power generation, power conversion, and electromagnetic sensing solutions for across a range of military and commercial customers.

Whether it’s developing a new generator to power a radar system, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Senior Accountant/Analyst provides expertise in performing a variety of complex accounting activities for financial statements including the balance sheet, statement of retained earnings, income statement and statement of cash flows.  Maintains general ledger and cost accounting system in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Government Cost Accounting Standards (CAS); supports sales proposals.  Ensures the integrity of accounting records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with accounting policies and principles.


**Relocation assistance available**

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Prepare Sales Proposals based on RFP requirements provided by customer
•    Support customer and government audits related to proposal work
•    Calculate and forecast forward bid rates for purposes of bidding future multi-year contracts.  
•    Classify, examine, and analyze accounting records and prepare related financial reports and statements 
•    Generates, forecasts, and analyzes trends in sales, finance and other areas of business to assist in financial planning
•    Participate in the monthly close process by generating various journal entries, preparing required reconciliations, and analytically reviewing specific general ledger accounts for accuracy and proper valuation
•    Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance 
•    Assist and/or coordinate physical inventory and/or cycle counting.  
•    Perform analysis of manufacturing variances and inventory transactions
•    Perform analysis on manufacturing overhead rates and absorption methods
•    Assist in annual company internal and/or external audits for finance and accounting 
•    Perform other duties and assist in special projects as assigned.
•    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:  Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration required
Years’ Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience in general and cost accounting preferably in a manufacturing company
•    Thorough understanding of standard accounting concepts, practices and procedures
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and database management tools
•    In depth knowledge of ERP system modules. SAP working experience is preferred.  
•    Knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis acquired through related work experience
•    Experience with government contracting preferred
•    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 explain complex information to others in straightforward situations; excellent interpersonal skills to drive task to completion


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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