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Plant Controller

Company: Ametek, Inc.
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

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

About Us: At AMETEK, we don't just manufacture market-leading electronic instruments and electromechanical devices - we are using innovation to make the world a better place; technology to improve lives; and talent to solve challenges that matter. Job Summary: The purpose of the Controller position is to be the finance partner to the Business Manager and to provide financial analysis which supports strategic decisions to improve the profitability of the business. The primary responsibility of day-today for planning, implementing, managing and controlling all financial-related activities. This includes direct responsibility for accounting, finance, forecasting, strategic planning and cost accounting. Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Manager of the business and management to drive unit performance in achieving budgeted and forecasted financial metrics
  • Take a direct role and oversee all aspects of the finance and accounting functions of the organization. Self-perform many critical tasks
  • Ensure credibility by providing timely and accurate financial statements, analysis of budgets, financial trends and work with the sales and operations teams on forecasting
  • Develop tools and systems to provide critical financial and operational information to the executive team and make actionable recommendation on both strategy and operations
  • Continuous evaluation of short and long term strategic financial objectives
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives to identify their needs and seek full range of business solutions
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities
  • Ensure that effective internal controls are adhered to comply with GAAP, SOX, ASC 606 and applicable federal, state, and local regulatory laws and rules for financial and tax reporting
  • Drive the activities regarding working capital management
  • Participate in Physical inventories
  • Review spending requests for capital expenditures, research and development projects, and major expense projects and provide financial guidance on business unit investments
  • Participate in special projects, including acquisition opportunities, and compile a variety of special reports Minimum Qualifications:
    • BS in Accounting or Finance required
    • The candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of progressive financial experience with at least 2 years in a financial management or supervisory role
    • 3+ years of experience developing forecasts, budgets and long-term strategic plans
    • Strong knowledge of GAAP, SOX, ASC 606 - experience with monthly/quarterly closings; experience with compliance and documentation
    • Strong cost accounting skills Desired Qualifications:
      • MBA and/or CPA highly desirable
      • Must be willing to roll up their sleeves and engage with colleagues at all levels of the organization
      • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well at all levels of the organization
      • Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis
      • High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results orientation
      • Strong analytical skills
      • Strong computer skills - pivot tables, look-up formulas, Oracle and HFM background a plus
      • Thrives in a lean, autonomous meritocracy and takes a high degree of personal responsibility
      • A strong work ethic with a track record of achievement
      • Committed to achieving quality results through appropriate attention to detail and creativity; a disciplined problem-solving style; and a "hands on" approach to work
      • A transparent, open style
      • Experience in engaging cross functional areas What's in It for You:
        • Competitive compensation, holiday pay, and paid time off
        • Great benefits package that includes health, vision, and dental insurance
        • 401(k), plus matching
        • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health savings account (HSA) with AMETEK contribution, life insurance, disability insurance, and family medical leave
        • Employee referral program
        • Tuition reimbursement program
        • Employee assistance program
        • Exciting, fast-paced environment where you could make a true impact
        • Opportunities for career advancement within our business unit and across all other AMETEK business entities Additional Details: Location Information: This position is located in Waukegan, Illinois, approximately midway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, Waukegan offers year-round special events and an emphasis on the arts. The historic Genesee Theatre hosts touring Broadway shows, along with headliner comedians and musical shows. Waukegan also features award-winning golf courses, parks and recreation, as well as an active charter fishing fleet sailing out of Waukegan Harbor. This is a place where big-city amenities and small-town charm combine to create a community that is culturally rich, economically secure and family friendly. To learn more about our company and our job opportunities, visit us at: To learn more about the business unit you'll be joining, visit us at:

Keywords: Ametek, Inc., Waukegan , Plant Controller, Professions , Waukegan, Illinois

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