IDEX Finance & Accounting

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IDEX Corporate 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.

Primary Role Objectives

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 Staff Accountant, Corporate Accounting will be responsible for working with IDEX’s global business units to reconcile intercompany charges and expense allocations. This role will ensure proper recording of cash movement in corporate’s accounts. A great entry level position that allows for learning IDEX’s hierarchy of international businesses and gaining knowledge about the corporate office’s standard operating expenses. This role has substantial exposure to cost center owners, as well as to our finance partners located in the field. Opportunities to cross-train within the Accounting function, as well as across corporate financial disciplines. This position will be based at our corporate office in Chicago, IL. (At this time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our corporate office is working remotely on select days.)

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Record corporate’s daily cash movement

  • Manage weekly intercompany statements to global business units

  • Reconcile intercompany receivables/payables

  • Provide financial variance analysis, forecasting and budgeting support for corporate department leaders

  • Act as corporate liaison between corporate AP and the field

  • Reconcile key balance sheet accounts

  • Cross-train with team members to enable backup support for Corporate Accounting deliverables

  • Journalize weekly and monthly intercompany expense allocations

  • Maintain misc. schedules, logs, process documents as needed

  • Record other corporate activity as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required, CPA eligible preferred

  • 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

  • Experience with JDE or similar accounting system a plus, but not required

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 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).

Business Unit: Corporate

Job Segment: Corporate