• Staff Accountant

    Location US-KS-Wichita
    Posted Date 5 days ago(7/13/2018 10:11 AM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Accounting - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    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.


    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 ERP transactions, and closing of prior month and the opening of the current month.


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

    • 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 reports
    • Open/Close monthly periods Maintain Overhead and Assessment rates in ERP system
    • Month-end close transactions
    • Correct or notify appropriate departments to correct error(s) found after ERP transactions have run.
    • Provide support to Program Management, Purchasing, Engineering and other departments during the month.
    • Overhead rate analysis
    • Assist with HFM Download Web forms to be submitted to Corporate through Hyperion Including updates of Web form for the roll forward of inventory and any other form(s)
    • Prepare General Ledger account reconciliations
    • Support internal and external audit activity by providing details and answering questions
    • Support internal control activity by actively monitoring assigned accounting and financial controls


    • Financial Management
    • Ethical Conduct
    • Technical Capacity
    • Thoroughness





    • The successful candidate will typically have a bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent and three (3) to six (6) years of related experience.
    • 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.
    • Syteline or similar ERP experience preferred.


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