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IDEX Senior Accountant, Shared Services 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.

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JOB TITLE: Senior Accountant, Shared Services

REPORTING TO: Finance Manager

LOCATION: Open to candidates at our Rohnert Park, CA, Middleboro, MA or Chicago, IL locations

Who is IDEX Health & Science (IH&S)?

As a business unit of IDEX Corporation, IH&S has a long history of driving growth in life sciences and healthcare by embracing innovation and redefining the supplier-customer relationship. The work we do every day allows us to discover key insights and break new ground to create some of the most meaningful technologies that have a lasting impact on companies, industries, and society.


Provides management with financial information and reporting by researching and analyzing accounts; preparing and publishing relevant financial reporting and filing internal and external compliance documents.


  • Primary responsibility for all fixed asset reporting including:

  • Asset set up in BNA software

  • Set up and monitoring of CIP

  • Monitor site rolling 5-year physical audit of fixed assets

  • Preparation and filing of property tax returns

  • manage property tax audits by government agencies

  • Oversee accuracy of BNA entry inputs

  • Manage intangible asset set up and amortization.

  • Quarterly communications regarding utility of existing patents

  • Recording patent expenses vs. budget amounts with quarterly report out

  • Primary responsibility for the cash forecast reporting to Corporate (frequency may vary).

  • Monthly closing activities including accruing expenses; preparing journal entries including payroll postings across operating sites; reconciling accounts and uploads to One Stream as needed.

  • Monitors ERP system integrity reports and addresses any reporting issues.

  • Primary responsibility for multi-state Sales and Use tax filings.

  • Assists in the preparation of financial reporting by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from department leads.

  • Prepares and reviews various operating metrics to monitor business performance.

  • Assists in monthly financial reviews and forecasts for Shared Services department managers.

  • Participates in preparation of the annual budget and forecast packages.

  • Improving accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommending changes.

  • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.

  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Participates in inter-departmental projects and inter-site projects as required to support business decisions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field;

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant accounting experience is required. In a manufacturing environment is preferred;

  • Experience in Oracle based ERP systems, JDE preferred;

  • Experience with One Stream, Hyperion or other financial reporting systems preferred;

  • Strong focus on internal controls;

  • Strong grasp of GAAP accounting and general accounting concepts;

  • Ability to deliver accurate and detailed reports in a timely manner;

  • Demonstrated ability to streamline and automate complex processes;

  • Operations literacy;

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines under pressure;

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications with excellent Excel skills;


Success in this position requires the ability to build strong partnerships throughout the organization and to provide timely and accurate results. These relationships must be built on respect, integrity, cooperation, teamwork and professionalism.

  • Clear, precise communication skills (verbal and written) and high confidence in stating professional opinions;

  • Self-motivated, focused and able to identify needs and implement solutions with minimal supervision;

  • Ability to build relationships within the organization;

  • Ability to make ethical and sound business decisions to continually mitigate risk for the business;

  • Consistently operates at the highest level of integrity and is never willing to compromise with regards to ethical standards;

  • Flexibility in work schedule as overtime is required based on business needs;

  • Occasional travel may be needed;

IDEX Health & Science LLC., a Unit of IDEX Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity

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).

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.