Job Title:  Finance Intern


Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37831

Business Unit:  Advanced Measurement Technologies
Posting Date:  Sep 22, 2023
Job Description: 

Advanced Measurement Technology (AMT) is comprised of three business entities, ORTEC, Scientific Instruments and Sunpower.


ORTEC is an industry leader in the design and manufacture of ionizing radiation detectors, nuclear instrumentation, analysis software, and integrated systems.


Scientific Instruments is the global leader in the design, manufacture, and support of instrumentation for both the electrochemical and materials communities. Comprised of Princeton Applied Research, Solartron Analytical, and Signal Recovery, AMETEK Scientific Instruments delivers solutions to meet performance and price requirements.


Sunpower Inc. is the world leader in Free-Piston Stirling Technology, in fact we invented it! Sunpower continues to implement Free-Piston Technology in our commercial line of CryoTel® cryocoolers and our non-commercial Stirling engines product portfolio proudly generates the most-cited research in the world.


The Finance & Accounting Intern is an exciting opportunity to develop skills in cost and financial accounting.  The Intern will be working with the controllership team, learning about month-end processes and balance sheet reconciliations. 


AMT is seeking an Accounting Intern. This role will support the controllership team in completing basic cost and financial accounting tasks, including journal entries and reconciliations.  This position will be involved in regular monthly closing tasks and will perform other related general accounting functions as and when required. To be a strong candidate for this position, you should possess an understanding of accounting and financial principles and a positive attitude. You should be collaborative, trustworthy, receptive to feedback, and eager to learn.

The position will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Assist in the month-end close process
  • Ensure assigned reconciliations are completed and ready for review
  • Complete journal entries with support/oversight from team members
  • Perform ad hoc finance tasks as required


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters in progress ideally in Finance, Accounting, Business, or similar field of study


Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong attention to detail and inquisitive and exploratory drive
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Ability to prioritize projects, allocate resources in order to meet deadlines
  • Possesses analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work cooperatively within teams to achieve objectives
  • High level of efficiency, accuracy, and responsibility
  • Motivation and a strong desire to take on new challenges and learn as much as possible
  • Understanding of accounting and financial principles


Salary Minimum:  Market
Salary Maximum:  Market
Incentive:  No

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.

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