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IDEX Senior Internal Auditor 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 at around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.

The senior internal auditor role is considered to be a key source of talent for the broader IDEX Finance organization. This position allows for excellent exposure and growth and is primarily responsible for executing a variety of financial, IT, and compliance audits at the business unit and corporate levels. While the IDEX Corporate Office is located in Lake Forest, IL, this position is permanently based out of our downtown office in the Chicago Loop.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in meetings with internal management and the external audit firm to identify areas of concern and emerging trends and to determine scope of reviews/audits.

  • Understand risks and controls in relation to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), financial reporting processes, and business operations while working on a variety of financial, IT, and compliance audits.

  • Examine, analyze and interpret accounting records to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, fraud, or non-compliance with GAAP, laws, regulations, and management policies.

  • Document work performed and present findings identified to management, including making recommendations to mitigate and/or remediate gaps identified.

  • Follow up on the progress of implementation of recommendations and directions to the management of the corporate office and business unit sites.

  • Constantly challenge the status quo and look for ways to improve operational efficiency.

  • Attend training, seminars and workshops as deemed necessary.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting

  • 2+ years of progressive public accounting/audit experience; Big 4 and manufacturing experience are a plus

  • CPA (or at least working towards it)

  • Knowledge of current US GAAP and GAAS

  • Strong analytical and project management skills

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication/presentation skills

  • Must be detail-oriented in order to thrive in hands-on environment

  • Must be a self-starter, result oriented, and have a willingness to learn

  • Available to travel both domestically and internationally (annual average is 35-50%)

  • Intermediate to advance proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.)

  • Experience with JDE and Hyperion are a plus

  • Foreign language skills are a plus (i.e., German, Italian, etc.)

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 (NYSE: IEX) is a company that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, IDEX businesses make thousands of products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities. Chances are the car you’re driving has a BAND-IT® clamp holding your side airbag safely in place. If you were ever in a car accident, a Hurst Jaws of Life® rescue tool may have saved your life. If you or a family member is battling cancer, your doctor may have tested your DNA in a quest to find the best targeted medicine for you. It’s likely your DNA test was run on equipment that contains components made by our growing IDEX Health & Science team.