IDEX Finance & Accounting

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IDEX Cost Accountant in United States

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.

The Cost Accountant maintains and monitors cost and manufacturing accounting processes for all business locations.


  • The Cost Accountant is responsible for the timely and accurate collection and reporting of cost related financial information and cost variance analysis.

  • The Cost Accountant is the main Finance source to provide expertise support to Operation group for Inventory, costing, scrap and any costing related issues.

  • Participates in the month-end close for inventory related areas, including preparation of required journal entries.

  • Prepares month-end manufacturing variance analysis: PPV, labor, burden.Prepares and reviews various daily operating metrics to monitor business performance.

  • Analyzes and reviews bills of material to ensure accurate product costing.

  • Prepares actual versus budget analysis, manufacturing profit variance analysis, and actual to standard cost comparisons.

  • Lead EOZ management to keep the exposure to minimum.

  • Work closely with Operations in inventory management: reduction in inventory balance, increase in turns.

  • Organizes and leads the annual physical inventory and manages the cycle counting process as appropriate.

  • Lead annual standard cost roll, quarterly update for WIP OH, and WIP labor.Participates in preparation of annual budget and forecast.

  • Responsible to all inventory and costing related reporting to IDEX Corp according to IDEX Calendar.Special projects assignments to continue to improve process in the company.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Degree in Accounting and Finance

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of cost accounting experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills

  • Operations literacy

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

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

  • Ability to drive accounting processes

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure

  • Strong leadership and team building skills

  • Strong sense of urgency and follow up skills

  • Proficient in written and verbal English and Spanish

  • Excellent Excel skills

  • Excellent data mining skills: SAP Business Object, Hyperion, JDE.

  • Work in ambient or climate controlled environment, sitting for long periods at a desk, use computer, routine office equipment, etc.

  • This is exempt position that will require extended work hours depending on projects/work load.

  • Must be able to travel and possess a valid driver’s license and international travel documents.

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.