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Job Title:  Director, Business Controller


Bedford, MA, US, 01730

Business Unit:  Amptek
Posting Date:  Aug 4, 2022
Job Description: 

Amptek is a world leader in the design, development, manufacture, and sale of radiation detection components used in X-ray and gamma-ray detection. These are used primarily in X-ray spectroscopy, for analytical chemistry in laboratory and portable applications, and in nuclear and space research. Website:


The Director- Business Controller is an essential member of the Amptek leadership team contributing to the development and execution of the business’s annual strategic plan.   

This position is a senior staff level role at an AMETEK Business Unit and the individual will play a key role in guiding the strategic direction and leading the efficient execution of activities to profitably grow the business.


This position reports directly to the Amptek Business Manager and functionally to the DVP- BU Controller.

We’re proud of our culture of innovation and dedication to customer success that has put us in a favorable growth position based on a large and loyal customer base and an ever-increasing number of applications for its solutions.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive the organization to achieve short- and long-term business objectives – Revenue growth, EBITDA growth, and working capital improvements

  • Coordinate and perform monthly closing, including all HFM updates.

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial statements, includes forecast updates and analysis of actual results vs. budget, forecast and prior year.

  • Manage and develop the local finance team

  • Support global subsidiaries to work through major issues related to the business or financial matters

  • Oversee SOX requirements and ensure audit compliance.

  • Administer processes to correctly record revenue and expenses in accordance with ASC606 and US GAAP. Ensure compliance to locate statutory accounting practices.

  • Prepare annual budget and strategic plan

  • Ensure the ERP and systems strategy meets the ongoing and long term needs of the business

  • Partner with product management and R&D leaders to drive improvements to the product life cycle planning and R&D investment strategy


Required knowledge and skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance.  MBA / CPA / CMA a plus.

  • Minimum nine to ten years accounting or finance experience.

  • Supervisory experience. 

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Must be familiar with US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work cross-functionally both locally and throughout the organization.

  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, Intuitive, QuickBooks, Hyperion reporting and query writing skills preferred.

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: Boston