Job Title:  Staff Accountant


Aurora, IL, US, 60504

Business Unit:  Sensor, Test & Calibration
Posting Date:  Sep 14, 2023
Job Description: 

Position Summary:

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the provision of general ledgers, records, and financial reports, the preparation and analysis of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and the performance of general bookkeeping.


Primary/Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Accounts Receivable
    • Process customer invoices, credits, and payments
    • Interact with customers to resolve invoicing issues and prevent credit holds
    • Maintain customer’s sales tax certification forms/monthly reporting
    • Reviews general ledger (G/L) activity regarding receivables to ensure all activity is properly recorded
  • Accounts Payable  
    • Process payments to vendors and associated credits.
    • Verify goods received and reconcile against open requisitions.
    • Set up and maintain vendor remit-to information via the AMETEK banking callback database.
    • Interact with vendors to resolve invoicing issues and prevent payment holds.
    • Reviews general ledger (G/L) activity regarding payables to ensure all activity is properly recorded
  • Month-end Close Process  
    • Participates in the month end close activities to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with company and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
    • Prepare and evaluate balance sheet and income statement information, determining variances and trends and report to management.
    • Participate in month end reporting packages
    • Assist with balancing Intercompany
    • Maintains overall responsibility for assigned month-end journal entries, account reconciliations and monthly reporting requirements
    • Assist in Sarbanes Oxley compliance testing.
  • Process Improvement
    • Evaluates existing accounting methods and processes to automate and streamline.
    • Perform other duties or special projects as needed
  • Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required
    • We are seeking a team player who has demonstrated capabilities in the following areas: excellent communication, presentation 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.
    • Ability to work well under deadlines and multitask.
    • The right person will be ambitious and flexible who wants to learn and grow professionally
      Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite, and knowledge of ERP Software



  • At AMETEK STC we believe in building a sustainable future for our customers, colleagues, suppliers, and the communities in which we operate. We take an active role in promoting real change, by contributing to a healthy, fair, and sustainable 

    society in many of the countries our facilities are located. We call it #CareForTomorrow!


Salary Minimum:  Market
Salary Maximum:  Market

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

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. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago