Job Title:  Accountant I


Tulsa, OK, US, 74107

Business Unit:  Maintenance & Repair North America
Posting Date:  Nov 14, 2023
Job Description: 

Business Title:

Accountant Level I

Job Title:

Accountant I





Reports to:

Accounting Manager or designated representative

The Company

MRO Midwest (Tulsa, OK)

Company Overview:

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $6 billion.


AMETEK is well positioned in highly competitive market segments, each with compelling growth characteristics. We expect continued business growth through the execution of our four key strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, New Products, and Global & Market Expansion. Supporting those strategies are 18,000 colleagues at more than 150 operating locations and a global network of sales, service and support location in 30 countries around the world.


At AMETEK, we are committed to a corporate culture that values diversity and fosters a work environment that enables colleagues to develop meaningful and rewarding careers. We consider ourselves responsible corporate citizens and are committed to operating our facilities in an environmentally responsible manner. We also are sensitive to the needs of our communities, and, as a company, support programs that help those communities meet their health, education and social needs.


AMETEK is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AME) and a component of the S&P 500.


Business Unit:

AMETEK MRO, a unit of AMETEK Aerospace & Defense, is a global provider of third-party MRO services to commercial, regional and general aviation customers as well as military, helicopter and business jet markets.


The pursuit of innovation and excellence are the driving force at AMETEK MRO. For decades, our businesses have served the MRO market offering total solutions. With a focus on innovation, performance and integrity, AMETEK MRO is well positioned in highly competitive market segments to expect continued business growth. Supporting this growth are our eleven certified repair centers and over 700 employees across the globe.


BUSINESS UNIT: DRAKE AIR:       Drake Air is a leading FAA/EASA/CAAC/AS9110C/ AS9100D certified repair station specializing in the maintenance, repair and overhaul of Heat Transfer Components (Heat Exchangers, Pre Coolers, Oil Coolers, Fuel Heaters and Accessory items) for all types of commercial, regional, general aviation, military and rotor wing aircraft. Innovation has been a cornerstone to Drake Air's success, as best reflected in our core replacement program called Nu-Matrix™. With Nu-Matrix the old core matrix is replaced using an FAA approved process, restoring the unit back to zero time and in full compliance with the Original Equipment Manufacturers specifications. Nu-Matrix has proven to provide customer's the same performance, reliability and service life of an OEM new unit for much less than the cost of a new part replacement. Drake Air’s highly skilled engineering and technical departments consistently provide repair alternatives that provide our customers excellent value and significant cost savings.


Acquired by AMETEK in 2008, Drake Air is a unit within AMETEK MRO’s Aerospace and Defense Division, a recognized global provider of third-party MRO services to commercial, regional and general aviation customers as well as military, helicopter and business jet markets.



BUSINESS UNIT: SOUTHERN AEROPARTS:    Southern Aeroparts (SAI) is an AS9110C and AS9100D certified repair station providing a broad range of maintenance, repair and overhaul services for commercial aircraft components. These services include electromechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic capabilities for all types of electric motors, cargo drives and actuators; fan reverser, flight control and landing gear actuation components; and pneumatic motors and valves. Additionally, SAI maintains a repair rather than replace mentality. Utilizing our full, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities and upon customer acceptance, SAI uses FAA/PMA approved parts and DER repairs. This approach allows SAI to continuously provide the cost-effective repairs to our customer base.

Located in Tulsa, OK, Southern Aeroparts maintains a repair rather than replace mentality. Utilizing full, in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities, SAI is able to continuously provide innovative, cost-effective repairs.


Acquired by AMETEK in 2006, Southern Aeroparts is a unit within AMETEK MRO’s Aerospace and Defense Division, a recognized global provider of third-party MRO services to commercial, regional and general aviation customers as well as military, helicopter and business jet markets.




AMETEK MRO B&S Aircraft Parts and Accessories, a Class I, II and III repair station with an Unlimited Rating from the FAA, is a recognized industry leader in starter generators, inverters, fuel systems, boost pumps and much more. B&S supports the business and general aviation markets, the US Military, commercial air carriers as well as rotor wing operators.  Additionally, B&S has been chosen as the authorized repair center for a number of leading aircraft manufacturers such as Hawker Beechcraft, Cessna Aircraft and Pilatus.


Acquired by AMETEK in 2007, B&S Aircraft is a unit within AMETEK MRO’s Aerospace and Defense Division, a recognized global provider of third-party MRO services to commercial, regional and general aviation customers as well as military, helicopter and business jet markets.

Position Summary:

Ametek Aerospace & Defense is looking for a Level 1 Staff Accountant to work out of our Tulsa, OK facility.  This position will have a broad range of technical, day-to-day finance/accounting, and project-based responsibilities.  Duties include: Involvement with revenue recognition and compliance, forecasting and budgeting, revenue and gross margin analysis, monthly close activities, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, as well as involvement in annual audit and consolidation reporting. The candidate should have a BS Degree in Finance or Accounting with 1+ years of experience.  Previous manufacturing experience is preferred but not required. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Fundamental understanding of GAAP.
  • Support daily “end of day” reports of operation performance metrics.
  • Develop knowledge of forecast process (weekly, monthly, etc...) 
  • Assists in the gathering of data for evaluation of results of operations, develops experience in trends/risks/opportunities and the actions to ensure the business unit achieves its commitments.
  • Supports the integrity of the General Ledger with periodic reconciliation of accounts.
  • Gathers technical financial data for others within finance.
  • Adheres to effective internal controls to ensure protection of assets and an accurate reporting of financial position. 
  • Contributes to improvements in Working Capital.
  • Assist with data gathering to support internal and external audit requests.
  • Assigned month end closing entries and reconciliations.
  • Monthly journal entries.
  • Responsible for monthly reconciliation of balance sheet and subledger accounts.
  • Responsible for updating month-end closing check list for their assigned tasks.
  • Ensure corporate/divisional policies and procedures are followed.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance required


  • 1+ years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Thorough understanding of GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Act compliance theory.


  • Team player willing to develop 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 desire to see the big picture.
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines.
  • Growth potential to take on additional tasks, set goals and objectives to meet Business Unit goals.
  • The right person will be outgoing and flexible with an interest in learning and growing professionally.
  • Computer skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Direct Reports


Typical Working Conditions:

(Describe environment including

exposure to heat, cold, fumes,

chemicals, etc.)


  • Office setting and environment
  • Work will be conducted mostly indoors in an office environment.
  • Exposure to heat or cold will mostly be limited to walking from one building to another. The use of PPE such as safety glasses and safety toed shoes are required in designated working areas.

Essential Physical Tasks: (List all physical tasks encountered in

performing essential functions.)


Must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • The employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The work environment is usually well-lit, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


  • Travel: less than 15%
  • Relocation is not available for this position
  • Due to contracts with the United States Government, the candidate must be either a US Citizen or Green card holder.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma