IDEX Sr. Accountant, Corporate Accounting in Lake Forest, Illinois
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Primary Role ObjectivesSr
IDEX is a different kind of company. Because we are made up by decentralized businesses, IDEX (NYSE: IEX) is a company you may not yet be familiar with that has undoubtedly touched your life in some way. In fact, we make thousands of products that are mission critical components in everyday life. With 7,000 employees and manufacturing operations in more than 20 countries, IDEX is a high-performing, global enterprise committed to making trusted solutions that improve lives.
At IDEX, we know that great teams and talent are key to our success. We are intentional with our investments in both leaders and teams. We have worked diligently to build the IDEX Academy, our suite of leadership training and development programs. From courses for first-time supervisors to our intense general management leadership programs, we are investing heavily in the development of our current and future leaders. We also know that when teams form high-performing relationships, align around the few critical goals and are fanatically focused on solving the needs of our customers, we win.
The Senior Accountant, Corporate Accounting will be responsible for supporting the month end close process, including journalizing activity, completing account reconciliations, and analyzing variances. This role will partner with corporate department leaders to develop forecasts and the annual budget. This position will drive development and implementation of process improvements. Work closely with other financial disciplines to gain knowledge and improve skills. As part of the Corporate Accounting team, this role has great exposure to senior management with opportunities for career development and advancement. This position will be based at our corporate office in Chicago, IL.
Specific Responsibilities Include
Journalize monthly entries, including tax transactions and expense accruals
Approve purchase orders and record prepaid amortization
Provide financial variance analysis, forecasting and budgeting support for corporate department leaders
Calculate and record bad debt expense on the corporate ledgers
Produce select quarterly and annual SEC footnotes and earning release schedules
Reconcile key balance sheet accounts
Cross-train with team members to enable backup support for Corporate Accounting deliverables
Review vouchered invoices and maintain vendor information to support Accounts Payable function
Process periodic US Census report filing
Work with internal and external auditors
Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required; CPA preferred
2+ years relative accounting experience
Excellent organization and time management skills; attention to detail; ability to adhere to deadlines
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated strengths in problem-solving; ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong Excel skills and experience with JDE or similar accounting system
If you are looking for a special place to build or grow your career, you’ve found it. IDEX is a place where you can apply your existing skills and learn new ones in an environment where you can make an impact. Be part of something truly special, where talent and teams are central to who we are and how we win.
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.