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Job Title:  North America Business Unit Controller


Wichita, KS, US, 67210

Business Unit:  Maintenance & Repair North America
Posting Date:  Aug 2, 2022
Job Description: 

This position has flexibility to be based in Baldwin Park, CA, Tulsa, OK or Wichita,KS. 


Reporting to the Division Vice President of Finance, the North America Business Unit Controller is responsible for all accounting activities and domestic financial operations.   The Controller is a strategic business partner to the business unit leadership team by accurately measuring and forecasting operating performance related to KPIs and making recommendations for improvements.   The position has 2 direct reports and an organization of 13 total.


Key Responsibilities:

  • 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, accountants payable, and accounts receivable.
  • Forecast 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.
  • As strategic business partner to business leaders, identify positive and negative trends, with sufficient depth of underlying detail to have confidence in conclusions and suggested next steps.
  •  Direct preparation of budgets by reviewing budget proposals; prepare necessary supporting documentation and justification
  • Arrange audits of business unit 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 evaluation.  Upgrade talent where and when necessary.


Requirements for Consideration:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; MBA and/or CPA a plus
  • Strong technical background in GAAP, SEC Reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance as well as Manufacturing Finance.
  • Experience working in an industrial manufacturing organization
  • Demonstrated ability to provide strategic business guidance related to both the commercial and operational sides of the business
  • Travel:  Approximately 30%




AMETEK is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5.5 billion.


Publicly traded on the NYSE since 1930 and a component of the S&P 500, AMETEK employees 18,000 colleagues in 30 countries around the world.  Our mission:  To solve our customer’s most complex challenges with differentiated technology solutions.


Our core values – ethics, integrity, respect for the individual, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and social responsibility – are essential to doing business the right way.  AMETEK believes that a diverse workforce and an inclusive environment are critical to the continued growth and success of the company.  We seek to hire, develop and retain individuals who will thrive in our performance-based, entrepreneurial culture.


MRO North America:

AMETEK MRO, a division of AMETEK, is a leading global provider of maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for commercial, regional, military, and general aviation aircraft. AMETEK MRO services more than 40,000 aircraft components, with capabilities including avionics, fuel, heat transfer, landing gear, hydraulics, pneumatics, power, safety and medical, wheels and brakes, and more. AMETEK MRO has 14 locations around the world and approximately 800 employees across its businesses: AEM, Aeromedic, Ameron, AMETEK Singapore, Antavia, Avtech Avionics and Instruments, B&S Aircraft, Drake Air, Muirhead Avionics, and Southern Aeroparts.






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 (NYSE:AME) is 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: Wichita