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IDEX Senior / Staff Accountant 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.

We are seeking a talented and motivated Senior / Staff Accountant to join our Corporate team. The position primarily supports the oversight and coordination between our Corporate office and the subsidiaries / business units from an accounting perspective. The position is involved in the monthly / quarterly close process and accounting matters impacting the subsidiaries / business units. This position allows for excellent exposure and growth within the organization and reports to the Lead Group Controller. The position will be based in our Northbrook office with occasional work in our downtown Chicago office. We are currently in a hybrid model with 3 days in the office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage leases, for both the business units and Corporate as well as performing monthly SOX controls

  • Support the “help desk” process for business units with accounting or policy questions

  • Manage intercompany profit in inventory elimination process

  • Review and compile results of annual physical inventories completed by subsidiaries / business units

  • Manage Lower of Cost or Market testing by subsidiaries / business units

  • Participate and assist in preparing for the quarterly accounting webcasts that disseminate information to subsidiaries / business units

  • Collect data from subsidiaries / business units to prepare quarterly inventory and deferred revenue analytics that support proper valuation

  • Review balance sheet classifications to ensure proper reporting of the balance sheet

  • Support communication of annual accrual frequency process

  • Manage and review the yearly accounting form submitted by subsidiaries / business units which notifies Corporate of key accounting events such as dates of inventory cost updates, physical inventories, etc

  • Assist in the IDEX Corporate monthly consolidated financial statement preparation and reporting

  • Adhoc reporting such as Hart Scott Rodino (HSR), Census, and Conflict Minerals

  • Provide support to internal and external auditors during the quarterly/annual close processes

  • Identify process improvement opportunities and assist in the completion of the project(s)

  • Attend training, seminars and workshops as deemed necessary

  • Perform other related duties / special projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred

  • 2-3 years of public accounting/audit experience; manufacturing experience is a plus

  • Knowledge of current US GAAP

  • Strong work ethic

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to multi-task and be detail-oriented

  • Self-starter, results oriented, willingness to learn

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.)

  • Experience with OneStream, JDE, CoStar and Workiva are a plus

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?

Total Rewards

The compensation range for this position is $64,200.00 - $96,400.00, depending on experience. This position may be eligible for performance based bonus plan.

Benefits Package

Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include: Health benefits, 401(k) retirement savings program with company match, PTO, and more. More information on our benefits and rewards can be found on our career page:

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