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IDEX Cost Accounting Manager in Crawfordsville, Indiana

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.


This position is located in the Crawfordsville, IN facility and reports to the Controller. It requires advanced accounting skills, strong communication and partnership with Operations, and understanding of GAAP and SOX. The Cost Accounting Manager will directly lead the cycle counting team. The position also requires detail to attention, accuracy, and the ability to work within required deadlines. .



  • Monitor cost accounting system for errors/weaknesses and pro-actively recommend ideas to improve processes and procedures.

  • Review purchase price and material usage variances for appropriateness and corrective action.

  • Review work order variances, determine cause, and correct variances.

  • Enters costs for any un-costed parts on a timely basis.

  • Own the Cycle Count process; including reviewing and approving cycle counts.

  • Lead and assist with special projects and duties as assigned.


  • Prepare regular reports detailing labor hour performance, material purchase price variance, and inflation on purchased material.

  • Prepare the monthly labor and burden absorption forecast, including meeting with Supervisors and Managers for input.

  • Prepare and review the Direct Material Inflation report monthly.

  • Completes the annual Labor and Burden study.

  • Complete the yearly cost roll process.

  • Lead the month end close process for certain areas, and assist in other areas. Including preparing journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Participate in the testing and documentation of SOX, including updating current information.

  • Prepare and calculate the annual MIT accrual in accordance with IDEX policy.

Education and/or Experience Requirements :

  • B.S or B.A in Accounting, Finance or other related field.

  • Candidates should have 5+ years of work experience in finance and accounting

  • Experience in manufacturing setting preferred.

Other Special Requirements :

  • Strong leadership, presentation skills, financial analysis, and ability to explain and communicate financial results in an understandable and actionable format for decision-making purposes.

  • Strong computer skills and financial acumen.

Computer Skills :

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products including, but not limited to Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Proficient with ERP and Reporting Tools with a preference for JDEdwards, OneStream and Webi

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).

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Job Family: Finance

Business Unit: Banjo