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Job Title:  Financial Controller

Location: 

Leicester, LEC, GB, LE49JQ

Business Unit:  Nul
Posting Date:  Aug 3, 2022
Job Description: 

Role Summary:

The primary purpose of the position is to manage and direct all aspects of financial management including daily accounting activities of a small team, corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasting preparation, management reports as well as the development of internal controls and procedures.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for day-to-day finance and accounts operations for legal entities in the UK & Sweden. Supervise the activities of the accounting staff by handling full spectrum of financial and cost accounting role eg. AR, AP, GL entries, forecasting, budgeting, and payroll. 
  • Develop and maintain internal control and effective accounting system and policies to ensure the proper, complete, and accurate record-keeping of accounting transactions are performed within the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Oversees monthly, quarterly, and annual close activities; assigning duties to the accounting staff as needed.
  • Perform project cost forecasts/budgets, cost tracking, monitoring and controls and work consultatively with the respective departments on cost reduction initiatives
  • Responsible for timely monthly consolidated financial statements, payments, recharge to AMETEK affiliates, cash-flow management, and revenue recognition reporting for submission to AMETEK stakeholders.
  • Own the preparation of the company’s financial statements and for maintaining statutory records for the business. Liaise with auditors coordinate the year-end audit and assist in the preparation of audit schedule data and information.
  • Maintain SOX compliance across the business unit.
  • Provides training, guidance, and direction to employees to ensure work is performed in an efficient, timely, and knowledgeable manner.
  • Build partnership relationships with Business Unit employees across Sales, Service and Operations to support the business in achieving its growth objectives.
  • Critically review existing process and identify opportunities for improvement, automation, and efficiency.
  • Implement tools which drive efficiency gains and automate processes where it makes sense.
  • Coordinate with the Sales Order Processing team on daily activities including sales order approval, credit limits and improvement of key metrics.
  • Further develop the ERP (Navision) to meet the evolving needs of the business.
  • Prepare multiple state agency report for tax purposes handling VAT, Tax duties and corporation tax.
  • Participate in due diligence and integration activities for new acquisitions. Lead the financial integration of any newly acquired business into AMETEK GB.
  • Work with Country Manager to prepare the budget for each entity and the Corporate Commercial Excellence function.
  • Maintains good corporate relations with banking institutions, auditors, and advisors
  • Work on special projects as needed

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 www.ametek.com for more information.