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Job Title:  Operational Finance Manager


Warrendale, PA, US, 15086

Business Unit:  Gatan
Posting Date:  Sep 20, 2022
Job Description: 

Electron Microscopy Technologies (EMT) is the world's leading manufacturer of high-quality instrumentation and software for imaging and analysis in TEM and SEM applications. The Gatan and EDAX (together combine to be named EMT) names are recognized and respected throughout the worldwide scientific community and has been synonymous with high quality products and the industry's leading technology.



The Operational Finance Manager is accountable for various aspects of financial accounting, reporting and financial management.  The position relies heavily on analytical abilities and experience to sort through data and prepares meaningful information to assist management with decision making, financial deliverables, and business performance metrics and reports. This individual will assist in carrying out the company’s financial plan, its internal controls, the maintenance of its financial records, and the preparation of various financial reports. This individual will report to the Operations Controller.

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate Cost Accounting for products, inventory valuation, and cost analysis.
  • Monthly analysis of manufacturing costs, variances, and absorption as well as Price Purchase Variance (PPV) and Materials Usage Variance (MUV)
  • Takes lead in calculating corporate monthly cost savings initiatives for reporting to corporate
  • Other monthly reporting includes, but is not limited to:  Excess & Obsolete inventory, Warranty expense and reserve, Scrap expense analysis, book to perpetual inventory reconciliation for onsite and offsite inventory
  • Track, manage, and amortize consignment inventory, as well as ensure products are audited with quarterly confirmations
  • Work closely with procurement to effectively report on the efficiency of company purchasing activities
  • Coordinate annual standard cost roll with materials group, manufacturing group, IT and Product Managers
  • Develop labor and overhead rates for annual cost roll
  • Interaction with operations and material resource planning to ensure Bills of Material are accurate and up to date
  • Perform month-end financial close process including journal entries, account reconciliations and corporate reporting requirements
  • Lead physical inventory count from accounting perspective and investigation of book to physical variances
  • Work with the Company/External Auditors to support annual/periodic audit activities
  • Perform special projects upon request

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Advanced finance degree desired (CMA, MBA, CPA)
  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing environment
  • At least 1 year cost accounting experience
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and Microsoft Dynamics Navision is a plus
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to details
  • Work requires effective oral and written communications skills as well as a strong analytical acumen
  • Confident and self-motivated with a flexible approach to work


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.

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