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IDEX Tax Analyst 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.

IDEX Corporation is currently seeking a highly motivated individual for our Tax Analyst position. In this challenging role you will assist with the preparation of U.S. state, federal, and international tax returns, as well as related accounting functions for income tax schedules.


  • Prepare primarily US State, as well as some federal, corporate income tax returns, extensions, and estimated payments;

  • Assist in the research, analysis, and documentation of state and federal transactions and planning ideas;

  • Aid in the support of income tax audits by state taxing authorities;

  • Work with various IDEX departments including Accounting, Treasury, FP&A, and Legal;

  • Direct communication with state taxing authorities regarding tax notices and inquiries;

  • Communicate with subsidiary units regarding income and non-income tax matters.

Duties include:

State Taxes

  • Prepare state income tax returns and related workpapers for IDEX and its subsidiaries;

  • Compute and assemble state apportionment and modifications;

  • Calculate and prepare quarterly state estimated tax payments;

  • Work with Treasury regarding state ES and return payments;

  • Analyze state tax account activity on a semi-monthly basis;

  • Prepare various journal entries;

  • Responsible for tracking and maintaining various State tax dashboards;

  • Prepare any required information or workpapers related to state income tax audits;

  • Perform various research on state tax issues;

  • Follow-up with taxing authorities on state and city income tax notices.

  • Keep up to date on new state tax laws, regulations, and trends

Federal Taxes

  • Prepare the federal income tax returns for approximately 40 IDEX subsidiaries;

  • Prepare workpapers related to the federal income tax return including depreciation, amortization, and other calculations;

  • Coordinate and analyze year-end reporting tax schedules with IDEX business units;

  • Run and prepare BNA fixed asset reports and schedules;

Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required – Accounting or related field

  • CPA or working towards CPA designation preferred

  • Minimum 3 years of state income tax experience

  • Experience with tax return preparation software such as OneSource, GOSystem, or Corptax, etc.

  • Excellent computer skills, specifically with managing large data within MS Excel

  • Previous public accounting or large corporate industry experience preferred

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Self-starter and team player

  • Problem Solving Skills

  • Strong detail orientation

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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.