Triumph Group

Returning Candidate?

Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

Requisition Number 
# of Positions Remaining 
Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
Posted Date 
Accounting - All
Security Clearance Required? 

More information about this job


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.

This position requires an experienced accountant with a focus on month-end reporting and review processing. The ideal candidate will have SAP 6.0 super user experience as well as a background in accounting. Strong analytical skills will be a necessity.



May perform traditional general accounting functions such as general ledger maintenance, journal entries and account reconciliations. Compiles and analyzes financial information for reports. Reviews and verifies accuracy of journal entries. May prepare income and balance sheet statements, profit and loss statements, consolidated statements, and other accounting statements and reports. May design, modify, install, and/or maintain general accounting systems to provide records of assets, liabilities, and financial transactions. May establish and communicate accounting policies and procedures. Coordinates and ensures all transactions have been submitted and completed for the month and/or year-end close process. This can entail notifications sent to departments, running of SAP transactions, and closing of prior month and the opening of the current month.


Job Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • SAP Create, change and close general ledger accounts
  • Create and maintain cost elements
  • May create and change cost centers
  • Prepare and distribute Month-/Year-End closing schedule
  • Coordinate with all departments affected by close process
  • Create and maintain the Monthly Closing
  • Cockpit Open/Close monthly periods Maintain Overhead and Assessment rates in SAP Complete
  • SAP month-end close transactions
  • Correct or notify appropriate departments to correct error(s) found after SAP transactions have run (i.e. Settlement of cost to Production and Maintenance orders, Material Ledger Closing Cockpit, execution posting of Soft Peg material) Provide support to General Ledger, Program Financial Analysts, Cost Analysts and management during the month
  • Overhead rate analysis
  • HFM Download Web forms to be submitted to Corporate through Hyperion Update and update Web form for the roll forward of inventory and any other form(s) required by accessing SAP and BPC data
  • Prepare General Ledger account reconciliations using Black Line, SAP, and Excel


- The successful candidate will typically have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent and six (6) years of related experience.
- MBA optional.
- CPA preferred.
- Project management and cost accounting experience preferred.
- Skills should include strong communication and problem solving skills.
- Strong self-initiative and analytical skills are also required.
- Proficient use of Microsoft Excel and Word required.