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Assistant Controller Job

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Technical Center (PTC) is looking for an Assistant Controller that will be located in our state of the art testing and research facility in Mt. Vernon, Washington.  The Assistant Controller will oversee a team of seven and work with personnel throughout the PACCAR Controller’s organization. This position reports directly to the Controller and provides on-site support for the General Manager and PTC leadership team.  

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead, mentor and motivate a staff of seven, including two manager level direct reports. 
  • Actively engage with Operations personnel to improve processes and actively support the management team as a business partner.  
  • Prepare timely and supported financial forecasts and budgets, including managing the year-end budget review cycle.
  • Manage the internal control process. 
  • Ensure accurate and timely payment of travel, MRO and program payables, timely internal billing for program activities, and accurate accounting including quarterly analysis prepared for Corporate Consolidations.
  • Review Department of Energy reporting and forecasting.
  • Manage the month-end closing cycle ensuring timely and accurate financial statements and reporting.
  • Special projects as assigned and coverage for Controller as needed


  • 8+ years of relevant accounting experience required with increasing responsibility​​​​​​​
  • Strong analytical and technical accounting skills with attention to detail 
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines, and work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail with a ‘Big picture” focus
  • Drive for continuous improvement 
  • Strong PC skills including advanced MS Excel (charts, pivot tables, Power Query etc.) 
  • SAP experience desired
  • Ability to work independently, handling multiple tasks and changing priorities while meeting deadlines. 


BS/BA Accounting degree required; CPA or MBA required

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

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