DVP, BU Controller

Employer
Ametek, Inc.
Location
Champlin, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 05, 2024
Ref
2741913914
Work Mode
Hybrid
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Ametek, Inc.

Reporting to the Business Unit Leader, the Divisional Vice President/ Business Unit Controller is responsible for all accounting activities and global financial operations. This position will be a strategic business partner to the global business unit leadership team by accurately measuring and forecasting operating performance related to KPIs and making recommendations for improvements.

  • Maintain effective internal control of all business unit operations and locations to ensure continued protection of its assets and an accurate reporting of its financial position.
  • Provide management with monthly, quarterly, and annual reviews of the organization's financial status and progress in its various programs and activities in accordance with the Corporations reporting formats and requirements.
  • Partner with sales and operations management to manage working capital by balancing inventory, accounts payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Forecast Global Business Unit business activity and financial position in the areas of income, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected operations in accordance with the Corporation's reporting formats and requirements.
  • Direct preparation of budgets by reviewing budget proposals; prepare necessary supporting documentation and justification
  • Arrange audits of business units' financials, as well as, internal and external audit requirements and US Sarbanes Oxley-404 (SOX) testing and compliance.
  • Perform due diligence on potential acquisition targets. Develops models, business forecasts and trend analysis to support these opportunities, as needed.
  • Drive IT strategy as defined by Division Director of IT, and management of information technology
  • Represent the company externally, as necessary, to government agencies and auditors.
  • Recruit, train, supervise, and develop department staff and conduct annual performance evaluations.


Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA and CPA preferred

  • 10+ years of previous experience in operational accounting leadership roles
  • 2-3 years at a public accounting firm would be a plus
  • Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing experience a plus


Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Must be a hands-on, detail-oriented individual with the ability to see the big picture. Must be willing to "dig in" to understand what makes the business profitable, and identify any problem areas to improve profitability. Provide sound advice to Business Unit Manager to improve performance of the global business.
  • Must be willing to travel internationally to meet the global business needs and manage global team effectively.
  • Strong background in GAAP, SEC Reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance as well as Manufacturing Finance
  • Proven business partnership skills with the demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organizational environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multitask and meet deadlines in a timely manner with accuracy.
  • Ability to coordinate and work with business leaders in multiple locations
  • Demonstrated ability to manage staff and set goals and objectives to meet Business Unit goals. This leader must have a proven ability to select talent and develop subordinates.
  • Must be self-motivated and willing to do whatever it takes to ensure the business is successful and meetings its monthly, quarterly and annual commitments
  • The right person will be ambitious and flexible who wants to learn and grow professionally
  • Computer skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Hyperion Enterprise and up to date ERP systems