Job Title:  Staff Accountant


Waterbury, CT, US, 06705

Business Unit:  Haydon Kerk Pittman
Posting Date:  Sep 6, 2023
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

  • Costing


AP (and some AR) support:

  • 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)


Payroll support:

  • Act as backup for local Payroll actions

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

  • Act as the secondary 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

  • At least 3 years experience in the Accounting field

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment highly preferred

  • 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)





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.

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Nearest Major Market: New Haven
Nearest Secondary Market: Hartford