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Job Title:  Senior Accountant


Peabody, MA, US, 01960

Business Unit:  Precitech/TMC
Posting Date:  Sep 10, 2022
Job Description: 

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.

AMETEK has 18,000 colleagues at more than 150 operating locations, and a global network of sales, service and support locations in 30 countries around the world.
The AMETEK Growth Model combines its four growth strategies of Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, Global & Market Expansion, and New Product Development, with a disciplined focus on cash generation and capital deployment. By executing the AMETEK Growth Model, the company seeks to generate shareholder value by doubling earnings per share over the course of each business cycle.


AMETEK consists of two operating groups, both with highly differentiated technology and leading positions in niche markets:

Electronic Instruments - a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of advanced analytical, test and measurement instrumentation for the energy, aerospace, power, research, medical and industrial markets.

Electromechanical - a differentiated supplier of automation and precision motion control solutions, and highly engineered electrical interconnects, specialty metals and thermal management systems.



TMC combines state-of-the-art vibration cancellation technology with a commitment to manufacturing. Our products are manufactured in our world-class, 80,000 square foot, manufacturing facility and headquarters in Peabody, Massachusetts on Route 128, “America’s Technology Highway.” To manufacture most of our products we literally start with sheets of steel coming in our loading dock where they are laser cut, bent, welded, drilled, ground, sanded, polished, painted, assembled into final products and shipped to customers on all seven continents.

Precitech designs and manufactures the world’s most advanced ultra-precision machining solutions for freeform diamond turning, milling, and grinding which are used to produce optical lenses, mold inserts, mirrors, and precision mechanical components for defense, aerospace, consumer optics and other high-tech industries. Our machines produce rotationally symmetric, asymmetric, freeform, and sculpted geometries with form tolerances and surface finishes measured at the nanometer level.  


We are actively seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Accountant role in our Peabody, MA office.
This position will have a broad range of technical, day-to-day finance/accounting and compliance responsibilities. Duties include monthly close activities including journal entries and reconciliations, revenue and accounts receivable analysis, revenue recognition and other Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities.  The ideal candidate should have a bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting with 3-5 years of relevant experience.


  • Perform the month end close and preparation and interpretation of financial reports to ensure accuracy, completeness and compliance with company and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Assist with the preparation and evaluation of balance sheet and income statement information, determining variances and trends and reporting to management.
  • Evaluate existing accounting methods and processes to automate and streamline.
  • Make recommendations for improving policies and procedures.
  • Perform Sarbanes-Oxley compliance testing, including revenue recognition review.
  • Proactively evaluate the results of operations, identify trends/risks/opportunities and recommend actions to ensure the business unit achieves its commitments.
  • Provide technical financial advice and knowledge to others within the function and the broader business unit.
  • Maintain effective internal controls to ensure protection of assets and an accurate reporting of financial position.
  • Drive improvements in Working Capital.
  • Assist with internal and external audit requests.
  • Ensure Corporate/Divisional/Business Unit policies and procedures are followed.
  • Special projects and analysis as assigned.


Position Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance required

  • 3-5 years’ experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Microsoft Navision/Business Central experience a plus.
  • Strong background in GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance.


  • Proven team player who has demonstrated capabilities in the following areas: excellent communication, presentation, leadership and interpersonal skills, well developed problem-solving skills; solid organizational skills; and the demonstrated ability to be self-directed and effectively relate to all levels of an organization.
  • Looking for a hands-on individual with the ability to understand the technical accounting questions that arise and contribute to the Finance team’s overall knowledge.
  • Proven business partnership skills with the demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organizational environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, multitask and meet deadlines.
  • The right person will be ambitious and flexible and want to learn and grow professionally.
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite, and ERP Software and applications.

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