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IDEX Director, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting in Chicago, Illinois

If you’re looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. Whether you’re an experienced professional, a recent college graduate or somewhere in between, IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact.

With interesting opportunities in engineering, marketing, sales, supply chain, operations, HR, finance, and more across more than 40 diverse businesses ( around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

Position Summary

The Director, SEC Reporting & Technical Accounting has ownership of and responsibility for SEC reporting and compliance; consolidations; and technical accounting and compliance with US GAAP, including accounting for acquisition and other transaction. This position allows for excellent exposure and growth within the organization and reports to the VP, Corporate Controller. The position will be based out of our corporate office located in downtown Chicago, with a current hybrid schedule of collaborative office days on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, with the option to work remotely on Mondays and Fridays.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Own and manage the process of preparing all required SEC regulatory filings, including Form 10Qs, 10Ks, 8Ks and registration statements

  • Ensure financial statements are accurate and complete; all necessary footnote disclosures are included; and compliance with all SEC and NYSE rules and regulations

  • Partner with investor relations in production of earnings materials; ensure consistent and accurate investor messaging and manage the compilation of all relevant financial statement attachments; review and validate investor/analyst presentations to ensure accuracy and consistency with other public information

  • Continually review and improve reporting process and controls

  • Serve IDEX as the technical accounting expert; provide guidance and expertise to the organization

  • Lead research and determination of appropriate accounting treatment for all M&A as well as other complex transactions ensuring they are recorded in compliance with US GAAP; document accounting treatment in whitepapers

  • Proactively communicate the potential impact of transactions to the organization to senior management to ensure all accounting impacts are considered in transactions

  • Liaise with external auditors on all financial reporting and technical accounting matters

  • Research all new accounting and reporting standards issued by FASB and SEC; determine if new pronouncements impact IDEX and document treatment and adoption of new standards; partner with the controllership group to coordinate timelines and necessary changes to business processes

  • Partner with the controllership group on policy updates and policy exceptions as needed

  • Ownership of the consolidation, including managing changes to the system hierarchy with the financial systems team and liquidation of legal entities

  • Ensure compliance with all statutory reporting deadlines and regulations, including ensuring reports are complete, accurate, timely and reconciled to U.S. GAAP


  • 10 years accounting experience,

  • Minimum of 6 years in public accounting, with public clients

  • Minimum of 3 years of management experience

  • CPA is required

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Accounting

  • Manufacturing experience highly desirable

Required Skills

  • Excellent technical accounting and reporting skills

  • Excellent analytical skills

  • Ability to research new issues, synthesize information and fact patterns and provide appropriate guidance to organization

  • Experience complying with SOX 404

  • Strong Leadership Skills / Executive Presence

  • Strong communication skills, oral and written

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization including senior management

Are you ready to join a different kind of company where our people, our culture, and our commitments are centered around providing trusted solutions that improve lives around the world?

IDEX is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. IDEX gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other consideration or protected category made unlawful by federal, state or local laws (Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled).

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Job Family: Finance

Business Unit: Corporate