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Sr. Controller

Requisition ID:  62014
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Kentucky (3170)

Erlanger, KY, United States, 41018


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 Controller, Sr ensures an effective internal control structure, budget, and reporting process for the assigned area. 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

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

- 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

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

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





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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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