Fort Worth, Texas

Position Summary

Responsible for the safeguarding and ethical accounting of all division assets in conformance with generally accepted accounting principles. Develops and administers on a division wide basis the overall accounting function with the Win Strategy.

Functions include: budgeting, planning, internal control oversight, financial reporting both internal and external, financial performance measurement, financial system implementation, and technical accounting support and guidance.

Scope/Supervision and Interaction:
X_ Has Direct Reports ____ Does Not Have Direct Reports

Functionally supervises all the accounting personnel in the group. Will directly supervise Division Accounting; General Accounting, Budgeting, Planning and Analysis. Interfaces on accounting and control issues with all levels of management reporting to the Division General Manager with dotted line reporting to the Group VP, Controller.


Essential Functions:

Continually reviews the accounting requirements of the division, and directs the development and installation of appropriate systems.

Prepares statements of monthly financial data including income statement and balance sheet. Analysis of financial results as compared to monthly objectives.

Responsible for the financial performance measurements within the division, while ensuring financial performance reporting is accurate and timely meeting the constant changing need of the division and group.

Accountable for proper procedures, policies and controls being in place in order to maintain strong internal controls.

Responsible for internal and external reporting and for maintaining integrity, while assuring that Generally Accepted Accounting Practices are in place. Ensures compliance with local statutory reporting.

Respond to special financial requests and analysis and communicate potential problem areas. Conduct financial reviews/analysis as requested.

Leads the talent management and employee development processes for the accounting team. Ensures technically qualified personnel are placed in all positions and has training and development programs available for the division accounting organization. At least annually, reviews succession plans.

Directs the annual division planning process with emphasis on installing a proactive reporting system needed to support the management decision-making process.

Reviews and evaluates investments in all operating assets.


BS degree in Accounting, Finance. Advanced degree or certification preferred.

7-10 years experience in general and cost accounting area.-Must continuously maintain the highest degree of integrity, customer service, throughput, quality, cost reduction and people productivity.

Additional Comments:The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.

Parker Hannifin

Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than a century the company has been enabling engineering breakthroughs that lead to a better tomorrow. Learn more at or @parkerhannifin.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Fort Worth, Texas


Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies. For more than 100 years the company has engineered the success of its customers in a wide range of diversified industrial and aerospace markets. Parker’s engineering expertise and broad range of core technologies uniquely positions the company to help solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges.  By partnering with customers, Parker improves their productivity and profitability and seeks new ways to solve humanity's biggest challenges.

Parker views the world through the lens of a broad range of motion and control technologies, and team members see a vast number of engineering challenges that are yet to be solved and can make a meaningful difference in people's lives.  These very challenges drive Parker people forward, seeking new ways to innovate, combine technologies, collaborate, develop systems and partner with our customers to solve problems. We call it Winovation and by following its path, we not only create limitless growth potential for Parker, we also make significant contributions to our world at large, for our generation and for the generations to come.

Competing and winning in today's challenging global markets will require Parker to build on the company's strong foundation while setting a new course with strategies to take performance to the next level. Using the new Win Strategy as a guide, Parker is striving to achieve new financial and operational performance targets.  The Win Strategy is built on the established goals of engaged people, premier customer experience, profitable growth and financial performance, and will position Parker to achieve financial performance among its diversified industrial proxy peer companies.

Parker’s culture is reflected in the core values team members aspire to: A Winning Culture, Passionate People, Valued Customers and Engaged Leadership. Over time, Parker has nurtured a culture which emphasizes a commitment to excellence and integrity and a special concern for its customers’ welfare. Parker’s continued success in serving its customers, suppliers, shareholders and the general public depends upon each individual team member's full commitment.

Parker is located in 50 countries around the world supporting 100 divisions with 336 manufacturing locations. Parker's unrivalled industrial distribution network extends to approximately 13,000 locations globally. Through this extensive network of local, independent businesses, Parker brings its products and services to customers in 104 countries. This includes continued penetration of the ParkerStore network of industrial retail outlets, which has more than 3,000 locations around the world.  Parker employs over 50,000 people worldwide.


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