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Job Title:  Senior Staff Accountant


Rochester, NY, US, 14605

Business Unit:  Power Protection & Quality Solutions
Posting Date:  Jul 26, 2022
Job Description: 

Position Summary:


The position of Senior Staff Accountant, which is located in Rochester, New York, will be responsible for general and cost accounting, financial closing and reporting, and other various accounting functions. The position will work with the organization at all levels to gather information, produce various reports and ensure compliance with all corporate financial reporting requirements. This position is targeted for development within our organization and the ideal candidate will keep climbing the financial ladder within the finance department.


Essential Functions/Responsibilities:


  • Assist with monthly and quarterly close procedures including journal entries, account reconciliations, and account analysis
  • Produce daily reports on sales and orders, inventory receipts, and sales commission
  • Maintain the fixed assets system; including depreciation entries, capitalization of assets, and CIP reconciliation to the GL. Lead the annual fixed assets audit.
  • Complete monthly supplemental schedules and financial statement review
  • Assist with quarterly SOX reporting
  • Monthly audit of sales orders
  • Variable pay calculation and submission
  • Analyze and post monthly payroll entries and accruals
  • Assist in coordination of semi-annual physical inventory counts
  • Maintain the sales order backlog and perform a monthly backlog review
  • Assist with reviewing customer's credit limits and account balances
  • Assists with providing documentation for and liaising with internal/external auditors
  • Ensure that effective compliance with GAAP, SOX, ASC 606 and applicable federal,
    state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
  • Actively participate in special projects, as assigned

Minimum Requirements:


  • BS in Accounting 
  • 3-5 years of related experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment, with cost accounting experience
  • Strong Excel skills, including Pivot Tables and V-Lookups


Preferred Requirements:


  • Oracle experience is a plus
  • Solid understanding of GAAP, SOX, and ASC 606 requirements
  • Outstanding analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Proven problem-solving capability
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
  • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Desire to rapidly advance your career into higher business management positions, and whose past experiences will demonstrate that potential. Receptiveness to relocation opportunities within our corporate structure.
  • Must be a team player with a positive attitude

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: Rochester