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IDEX Accounting Manager (AR) in Oak Harbor, Washington

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.

Position Overview:

The Accounting Manager, reporting to the Director of Finance, Shared Services, provides Shared Accounts Receivable management for the Life Science Fluidics, Life Science Optics, and some Optical Technologies groups within the Health, Science and Technology Platform.

Scope, Supervision & Interaction:

The Accounting Manager provides oversight and direction to the Accounts Receivable staff of 5 and leads the tactical departmental initiatives to improve, automate, and simplify current accounting and reporting processes to maximize their efficiency and effectiveness.


  • Build, lead, and develop a team of accounting specialists to include: talent acquisition, training, and enablement for success. Responsible for the success of a high performing business team through effective coaching and development.

  • Monitor A/R indicators to ensure A/R focus is aligned with meeting the financial performance goals of the group

  • Responsible for evaluating, recommending, and assisting with implementation of systems solutions to enhance the automation of accounts receivable management. Continue to seek out and apply best practices for JDE system utilization and cash applications

  • Responsible for developing and executing AR Policies and procedures to optimize cash collections in line with organizational goals.

  • Strong partnership with sales liaisons for comprehensive approach to customer communications and policy enforcement

  • Perform or direct audits designed to ensure integrity, quality and control over processes and will preparing accurate and timely financial reports to measure the effectiveness of A/R management and follow-up


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance required

  • Proficiency and compliance in understanding and applying applicable elements of the Fair Debt Collection Practices (FDCPA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

  • A minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience for a team of 3-5 direct reports in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Experience with JDE and Hyperion systems preferred

  • Excellent computer and technological skills, including high proficiency in Hyperion and Microsoft Office Applications preferred

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills

  • Works effectively in a team environment, within and outside of the Finance Department

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


This job position requires compliance with ITAR Regulations. Therefore, all employees working in this capacity must meet citizenship status. Per the IDEX Health & Science, Export Controls Policy and Procedure, the employee must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident.

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.