Senior Accountant

Employer
Ametek, Inc.
Location
Goleta, California
Posted
Apr 11, 2024
Closes
Apr 19, 2024
Ref
2746051141
Level
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Corporate
Ametek, Inc.

Position Summary:

This Senior Accountant role is a key member of the accounting staff providing general accounting and financial support to the AMETEK PDT business, with manufacturing facilities in Goleta, CA. The Senior Accountant will directly support the Assistant Controller, the Controller and assist in any ad-hoc analysis and projects as required.

Essential Duties

Month-end journal entry preparation and analysis, and related balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist with monthly financial closings and required financial reporting
  • Coordinate and Participate in SOX month-end and quarter-end analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of annual operating and capital budgets, and all related corporate reporting requirements
  • Work with operations to identify variances and create efficiencies
  • Provide management with financial reports and updates on a routine basis
  • Work with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests
  • Run computer driven reports and analyze and interpret the resulting data.
  • Update operating system for new projects and communicate charge accounts to project owners
  • Assist with forecast for P&L, balance sheet, working capital & related metrics
  • Provide analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, margins, mix analysis, etc.)
  • Assist with annual physical inventories
  • Engage in various department-wide initiatives
  • Assist with both internal and external audit requirements
  • Assist with cross training in other areas of accounting department
  • Perform other related duties, ad hoc reporting & analysis, and special projects as required.
  • Ability to develop an understanding of the products, market, sales process and how these processes work

What We Look For
  • Bachelor's degree (BA) in Accounting and/or Finance required
  • 3-5 years of hands-on Accounting Experience
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred, MBA or CMA a plus
  • Experience in a manufacturing finance environment is preferred
  • Due to ITAR Restrictions an export license may be required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office including advanced skills in Excel
  • Hyperion Enterprise and Oracle experience a plus
  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience a plus
  • Highly productive self-starter with strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.
  • Strong accountability and detail oriented; prepares accurate and timely work product.
  • Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Must have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles (US GAAP)
  • Well organized and self-directed with the ability to relate to all levels of an organization
  • Must be a team player with high energy
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required


Position Summary:

This Senior Accountant role is a key member of the accounting staff providing general accounting and financial support to the AMETEK PDT business, with manufacturing facilities in Goleta, CA. The Senior Accountant will directly support the Assistant Controller, the Controller and assist in any ad-hoc analysis and projects as required.

Essential Duties

Month-end journal entry preparation and analysis, and related balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist with monthly financial closings and required financial reporting
  • Coordinate and Participate in SOX month-end and quarter-end analysis
  • Assist in the preparation of annual operating and capital budgets, and all related corporate reporting requirements
  • Work with operations to identify variances and create efficiencies
  • Provide management with financial reports and updates on a routine basis
  • Work with business partners to ensure compliance with corporate accounting policies, procedures and controls and provide support on special requests
  • Run computer driven reports and analyze and interpret the resulting data.
  • Update operating system for new projects and communicate charge accounts to project owners
  • Assist with forecast for P&L, balance sheet, working capital & related metrics
  • Provide analysis on financial results (trends, performance metrics, benchmarks, margins, mix analysis, etc.)
  • Assist with annual physical inventories
  • Engage in various department-wide initiatives
  • Assist with both internal and external audit requirements
  • Assist with cross training in other areas of accounting department
  • Perform other related duties, ad hoc reporting & analysis, and special projects as required.
  • Ability to develop an understanding of the products, market, sales process and how these processes work

What We Look For
  • Bachelor's degree (BA) in Accounting and/or Finance required
  • 3-5 years of hands-on Accounting Experience
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred, MBA or CMA a plus
  • Experience in a manufacturing finance environment is preferred
  • Due to ITAR Restrictions an export license may be required.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft office including advanced skills in Excel
  • Hyperion Enterprise and Oracle experience a plus
  • SOX internal control assessments (Section 404) experience a plus
  • Highly productive self-starter with strong work ethic and commitment to excellence.
  • Strong accountability and detail oriented; prepares accurate and timely work product.
  • Strong communication, presentation, interpersonal, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Must have excellent analytical skills; sound understanding of accounting principles (US GAAP)
  • Well organized and self-directed with the ability to relate to all levels of an organization
  • Must be a team player with high energy
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required