IDEX Finance & Accounting

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IDEX Staff Accountant in Wheeling, 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 at around the globe, chances are, we have something special for you.


This position will have exposure to several key general accounting activities. The associate will be a self-motivated, resourceful, hands-on Finance professional who can manage simultaneous projects in a demanding but rewarding organization. The individual must have exceptional organizational skills, must be approachable and must work collaboratively with internal and external teams. The ideal candidate will be self-driven and willing to go the extra mile to achieve the company's goals.


  • Processes monthly journal entries in compliance with financial policies and procedures.

  • Maintain schedules used in month end journal entries and reporting.

  • Perform daily bank reconciliations and provide analysis for accurate cash forecasting.

  • Generate and support service billings and reporting.

  • Calculate and file monthly tax reports.

  • Support commission calculations and filing.

  • Work with internal and external auditors.

  • Handle all documentation needed to satisfy monthly controls.

  • Perform account reconciliations timely.

  • Work with other Finance personnel on key projects as needed.


  • Self-starter that maintains high ethical standards.

  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Solid understanding of basic accounting principles.

  • Ability to read financial statements and understand key performance metrics.

  • Demonstrates ability to work well in a team environment.

  • Exhibits commitment to continuous quality improvement.

  • Must be self-motivated, show initiative, anticipate and prevent issues by executing advanced problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and within time constraints to meet strict deadlines.

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multitask as needed.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in oral and written communications.


  • Pursuing or received a degree in Finance, Accounting or other related field required.

  • 2-4 years of experience

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment strongly preferred.

  • Proficient in Excel (pivot tables, vlookup, sumif, etc.)

  • Experience with large ERP, especially JDE preferred.

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 (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.