Assistant Business Unit Controller at Ametek, Inc. in Middleboro, Massachusetts

Posted in Finance 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job ID: 18698

Position Description:
AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of more than $4.5 billion.

AMETEK has 17,000 colleagues at more than 150 operating locations, and a global network of sales, service and support locations in 30 countries around the world.

AMETEK's Corporate Growth Plan is founded on four key strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion, and New Products. Its objectives are double-digit annual percentage growth in earnings per share and a superior return on total capital.

AMETEK consists of two operating groups:

Electronic Instruments - a leader in the design and manufacture of advanced instruments for the aerospace, power, process and industrial markets.

Electromechanical - a differentiated supplier of electrical interconnects, precision motion control solutions, specialty metals, thermal management systems, and floor care and specialty motors.

This role is within the Instrumentation and Specialty Control's Brookfield Engineering Business unit.
Viscometers, rheometers, texture analyzers and powder flow testers used in R&D, QC and inline applications for rheological fluid analysis, tension/compression analysis and powder flow analysis. Markets include food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, oil and gas, personal care products, adhesives, printing inks and coatings, paper coatings, chemicals, packaging, plastics, construction materials, and asphalt.

AMETEK is a performance driven company. The key to success in this position is to effectively partner with the Business Unit Controller and his/her staff to ensure orders, revenue, profit and working capital goals are consistently met. In support of this goal, this individual must be a strong finance leader who can effectively perform financial planning and analysis, assist in cost accounting issues as required and ensure all necessary financial controls and regulations are in place and followed. Key elements include a hands-on approach, leadership and overall business acumen. Experience in a manufacturing finance environment with a working knowledge of accounting is required, including SOX and revenue recognition procedures. Prior experience in a public entity with a P & L of preferably $100M+ is desirable.


Partner with Business Unit Controller and his/her staff to deliver results.

Directs, coordinates and participates in the preparation of annual budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation. Recommends course corrections.

Aggressively drives improvements in Working Capital.

Completes financial analysis, Discounted Cash Flow, ROI, Make/Buy, and other business analysis.

Completes monthly financial closings, forecasting and required financial reporting.

Evaluate results of operations, trends, etc. and recommend courses of action and policy changes beneficial to the operation.

Direct supervision of subordinate finance staff.

Responsible for the integrity of the General Ledger and financial reporting.

Provides technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the function and the broader business unit.

Maintains effective internal controls to ensure protection of assets and an accurate reporting of financial position. Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures.

Demonstrates strong understanding of accounting principles, to include SOX, revenue recognition, GAAP and Cost Accounting.

Ensures revenue recognition compliance.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance required

CPA a plus


7+ years in a manufacturing environment required

Strong people management skills

Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing/TPS experience a plus.

Strong background in GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance as well as Manufacturing Finance.


Proven team player who has demonstrated capabilities in the following areas: excellent communication, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills, well developed problem-solving skills; solid organizational skills; and the demonstrated ability to be self-directed and effectively relate to all levels of an organization.

Looking for a hands-on individual with the ability to see the big picture.

Proven business partnership skills with the demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organizational environment.

Flexible and ability to work well under pressure, multi task and meet deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to manage staff, set goals and objectives to meet organization goals as well as the proven ability to select talent and develop subordinates.

The right person will be ambitious and flexible who wants to learn and grow professionally.

Computer skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Syteline experience a plus.


Travel: 5% or less (domestic and international)

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against
any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex,
age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity,
status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal,
state or local protected class.