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Assistant Controller


Clemmons, NC, US, 27012

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Finance

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


Applies principles of accounting to analyze financial information, prepare financial reports, and maintain and document internal controls.  Maintains or oversees the control of accounts and records.  Assists in the preparation of the monthly balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, internal financial reporting, and other accounting schedules and reports. Ability to manage staff and projects.

Essential Functions
•    Participates in the monthly closing process and provides timely and accurate analysis of actual performance.
•    Responsible for the preparation of monthly general ledger account reconciliations.
•    Assists with management of accounting, auditing and budgeting within the organization.  
•    Works to reconcile accounting in accuracies and imbalances. 
•    Assists in maintaining the organization's accounting principles, practices, procedures, and initiatives, including compliance with SOX procedures and maintaining up-to-date internal control procedures.
•    Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies including compliance with government cost accounting regulations.
•    Takes a lead role in working with auditors, both internal and external.  
•    Prepares various monthly and annual reports required by our corporate office. 
•    Quickly adapts to and becomes proficient with our Epicor software.
•    Roll up their sleeves individual – teamwork. 
•    Assists with cost accounting functions and cycle count reporting as needed.
•    Can mentor other team members and be an advocate for change management.
•    Contributes to team effort by maintaining a positive outlook.
•    Provides strong customer service to other departments within the organization.
•    Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements
•    Other duties as assigned to ensure customer needs are met.
•    Ability to supervise accounts receivable, payroll, accounts payable departments, as needed.  
•    Cross trains and assists with finance functional areas as needed – AP, AR, Payroll.


•    Effective verbal communications in English with the ability to discuss complex financial concepts in everyday language.
•    Effective time management.
•    Strong interpersonal communication skills – ability to build strong teams.
•    Ability to operate a PC with knowledge of MS office products and an MRP/ERP system.
•    Detail oriented.
•    Ability to analyze accounting schedules.

Required education, certification, and experience
•    Bachelor’s degree is a business discipline, preferably Accounting; or the equivalent of direct and applicable experience in one of these fields.  
•    Diversified background with AP, AR, Cash Management, payroll
•    Five (5) to ten (10) years accounting experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment with a knowledge of cost accounting.
•    Experience using HFM/Smartview.  
•    Excellent technical skills – Microsoft Excel – Pivot Tables and Sumifs, Microsoft Powerpoint

Physical demands
•    Lifting, carrying, and pulling up to twenty (20) pounds.
•    Sitting up to eight (8) hours per day at a computer workstation.
•    Frequent bending, climbing stairs, reaching, and standing. 
•    Ability to hear normal conversation with or without the use of an aid.

Little to no travel required.

AAP/EEO Statement
An Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans

Other Duties
The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Work Authorization
•    Must meet all regulatory requirements.
Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status in order to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.

Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem