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Job Title:  Staff Accountant


Waterbury, CT, US, 06705

Business Unit:  Haydon Kerk Pittman
Posting Date:  Jul 24, 2022
Job Description: 

We’re looking for a motivated, self-starter to join our team.  We offer a stable environment in a growing company.  You will work alongside a strong team to provide financial results to the site.  In addition to performing your duties, possessing a continuous improvement mind-set is a strength.  This role could eventually develop to a Senior Accountant for the right individual showing strong performance with an enthusiastic work ethic.


What you will do:


Assist the team with monthly/quarterly closing activities including:

  • Journal entry preparation and posting

  • Account reconciliations and timely investigation/resolution of discrepancies

  • SOX testing and documentation


AP (and some AR) primary contact:

  • Provide support on the daily invoicing requirements, returns (RMA) and tariffs

  • Prepare and track supplier/vendor invoices for payment and wires

  • Compile results into supporting schedules for CT/WA/OH state sales tax returns

  • Act as the point of contact for the AP PO system (iVALUA) and travel system (CONCUR)



  • Prepare, submit, and reconcile local payroll files to Corporate Office

  • Act as the primary contact for inquiries related to pay variances, vacation time balances, and general payroll questions


What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (preferred) or applicable financial focus

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in the Accounting field

  • Advanced Excel skills including Pivot Tables & V-Lookups

  • Manufacturing ERP experience (Navision helpful)

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to work as an individual and within a team

  • Exhibits competencies of being detail-oriented, ability to multitask, maintaining professional integrity and a high degree of confidentiality (payroll)




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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