Topic: Aerospace & Defense Companies

Subject: Regional Controllers in WA and CA
Jon Miller
Member: 2011
Submitted on 06-19-16 10:04 pm

Client, based in Everett, WA and Santa Fe Springs, CA, is looking to hire a Regional Controller in both locations.


Manage and direct all accounting and financial reporting activities. Ensure financial integrity using GAAP and strong financial leadership. Partner with Operations and Business Unit Leaders to drive aggressive growth agenda.



Manage and direct all plant accounting and financial reporting activities and ensure financial integrity of plant operations using generally accepted accounting principles

Direct accounting department in preparation of all financial reports

Develops long-term financial goals and plans for major capital investments

Prepares reports on corporation’s financial performance, analytical reports, financial modeling, actual and predictive metrics, etc.

Ensures compliance with internal controls

Guides accounting staff as necessary to ensure data for audits is prepared timely and appropriately, and support audit procedures

Evaluate and ensure accuracy of standard cost and provide accurate and timely variance analysis

Evaluate program and part profitability and provide timely analysis to senior management. Support customer quoting process by providing accurate and timely cost data.

Support general manager and leadership team in achieving monthly and annual financial goals.

Support and participate in Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing initiatives

Manage department personnel. Responsible for hiring, disciplining, terminating, employee status changes, conducting performance reviews and all accounting personnel actions

Use safe practices and work to maintain a safe working environment

Perform job duties meeting requirements of company and customers

Comply with policy and procedure requirements of company

Effective problem-solving for job-related issues

Assist with computer system implementation

Ensures all tax returns and financial reports are filed in timely manner

Supervises staff measuring actual performance against projections for sales and costs

Recommends modifications to existing accounting programs when needed



Strong leadership and management experience, skills and abilities, with excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills

Thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles

Advanced understanding of computers (ERP, Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.), required

Hyperion experience a plus

Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing experience and skills required

Excellent communication skills in English, both written and oral

Excellent financial analysis capabilities

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Ability to understand and follow company’s quality system requirements

Ability and knowledge to meet company job requirements

Interact with company headquarters and other company location personnel

Ability to travel occasionally





4-year degree in Finance, Accounting,  or related field, required.

Masters degree, preferred. 



7+ years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment, required.

Aerospace manufacturing experience preferred. 

Strong hands-on experience and skills in cost accounting, month-end close, financial planning, forecasting and modeling, required.


Brian Edelman

Pivotal Solutions, Inc.

Director of Recruitment

17 Barstow Plaza

Great Neck, NY 11023

Tel: 516-472-0751" target="_blank">


Make sure you mention my name to Brian.

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