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Job Title:  Assistant Controller


Peabody, MA, US, 01960

Business Unit:  Precitech/TMC
Posting Date:  Sep 13, 2022
Job Description: 


AMETEK Precitech is a world leader in the design and manufacture of Ultra Precision machining systems used to make the world's most sophisticated optics. AMETEK TMC designs and manufactures advanced building floor isolation systems for nanotechnology. This business is a unit of AMETEK, Inc. a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.

The Assitant Controller Candidate will report to the Finance DVP & BU Controller and manages and coordinates the daily accounting function for the business. This includes mentoring the Accounting staff, responsible for Financial Closing, Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis, and ensuring compliance with accounting procedures and internal controls. This individual executes a variety of tasks to manage and coordinate the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function.

• Develop business relationships with functional leadership team and act as Finance Partner
• Drive monthly financial close process ensuring accurate financial results and requirements are complete within corporate timelines
• Maintain the closing of financial systems including
o Maintenance of General Ledger accounts
o Preparation of applicable journal entries
o Review of General Ledger account reconciliations
• Upload monthly financial information to the Corporate HFM system and reconcile Trial Balances to the consolidated reports
• Evaluate accounting policies and procedural control systems and work to improve effectiveness and compliance. This includes monthly SOX testing and upkeep of required documentation in the Corporate SOX database.
• Assist with the preparation of the annual operating budget and upload of all budget information into the HFM system
• Coordinate the collection of all pertinent information required by the Corporate Tax Department


Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CPA Preferred
  • 5-7 years’ of related accounting experience
  • Strong proficiency with office productivity applications (Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher, Word, Adobe)
  • Experience with Microsoft Navision ERP software and Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) preferred
  • Must be able to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to details
  • Work requires effective oral and written communications skills as well as a strong analytical acumen


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