IDEX Business Development Representative – Midwest Region in Geismar, Louisiana

Title: Business Development Representative Midwest Region

Business Unit: Aegis Flow Technologies


6041 Industrial Dr

Geismar, Louisiana, 70734

United States

Function: Finance


Job Responsibilities:

The Finance Manager (FM) is responsible for the overall management, direction, and integrity of the accounting, finance, systems, and financial reporting functions for all domestic and international business locations within the business unit. The FM actively participates with the Executive Staff in the planning, direction, and policy making for the company and communicates and supports the strategic and operational plans of the business unit. The FM provides direction to the accounting/finance staff and leads departmental initiatives to improve, automate, and simplify current accounting and reporting processes to maximize their efficiency and effectiveness. The FM mentors staff and develops talent to support the growing needs of the company.

  • Reviews monthly consolidated financial statements, applies accounting theory and IDEX policy as appropriate, and insures the timely and accurate completion of all deliverables to IDEX.

  • Responsible for forecasting, budgeting, and strategic planning.

  • Evaluate business performance including Income Statement, working capital, and spending.

  • Responsible for asset preservation and working capital management.

  • Maintain and improve business processes to achieve accurate inventory records.

  • Develops a robust internal control framework and insures compliance throughout the organization.

  • Partners with the general manager and senior staff in managing the business unit.

  • Manages talent by selecting, training, motivating and developing the finance staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance and / or MBA required.

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible accounting and leadership experience.

  • Experience in reviewing, analyzing, and implementing accounting and financial reporting standards.

  • Ten years accounting experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the ability to research and apply accounting pronouncements as appropriate.

  • Advanced PC / ERP / Hyperion experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of SOX requirements.

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills to work effectively in a team environment within and outside of the Finance Department.



Success in this position requires the ability to build a strong partnership with the Business Unit General Manager and frequent communication with peers and management. These relationships must be built on respect, integrity, cooperation, teamwork and professionalism.

  • Ability to build relationships at all levels within the organization

  • Clear, precise communication skills

  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills

  • Operations literacy

  • Commercial literacy

  • Ability to develop staff and team

  • Strong Controllership focus

  • Attitude of accountability

  • Ability to make tough calls

  • Willingness to travel


  • The FM acts as primary contact with external financial reporting customers such as the independent audit firm, bank, foreign credit insurer / broker, government agencies, etc.

  • Leads and/or participates in special projects and assignments as required.

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

  • Maintains and continually updates knowledge of the Company's product(s) and operating procedures to properly and effectively maintain accounting records which reflect the Company's operation and financial results.

  • Assures that performance feedback/reviews, and follow-up on employee `feedback, are performed on a formal and informal basis.Identifies and develops candidates for promotion.Performs hiring procedures as required and in accordance with Company guidelines.

  • Maintains the professionalism of the Finance Department.

Education/Experience Requirements :

  • MBA Preferred but not required.

IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

REQ ID: 1394