IDEX FP&A Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Title: FP&A Analyst

Business Unit: IH&S (Shared Services)


20 North Wacker St., Suite 1960

Chicago, Illinois, 60606

United States

Function: Finance


The FP&A Analyst is a key member of the Finance organization with responsibility for supporting financial consolidation, forecasting/budgeting for the Scientific Fluidics & Optics Group. This position will provide support to the Finance & Operations teams, and reports to the FP&A Manager. Position requires excellent analytical and communication skills as well as knowledge in manufacturing/financial reporting and business operations in a growth-oriented environment. The role will provide ad-hoc financial analyses to support meeting profitability and growth objectives. This position also plays a vital role in supporting the Strategic & Annual Operating Plans development and submittal.


The FP&A Analyst reports to the FP&A Manager and is responsible to compile, summarize and analyze financial reporting data. Directly interacts with FP&A Manager, Commercial Manager, Finance Directors & VP of Finance to develop new tools in order to appraise operating results in terms of profitability, performance, operational excellence, and other criteria that directly reflect the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization.


  • Compile financial and operating results and provide financial support to the operating team driving accuracy and timeliness reports.

  • Drive simplification improving daily & monthly reporting as MBR’s, QOR’s & AOP.

  • Become a business partner with the sites to deliver accurate and timely MBR’s.

  • Participates in the preparation and analysis of financial reports for quarterly and monthly business reviews.

  • Develop tracking mechanism for critical site KPI’s and analytics.

  • Support consolidation of productivity, CAPEX & working capital management to drive gross margin AOP target.

  • Create necessary & ad hoc reporting to manage business profitability.

  • Coordinate and complete month and quarter end close process for the group using consistent process.

  • Provides bonus reporting to Finance Directors.

  • Coordinate and develop the consolidation for Strategic and Annual Operating Plans.

  • Works with FP&A & Operations Manager in executing various projects to improve visibility and business simplification.

  • Support Operations Teamwith 80/20 analysis and other ad hoc analyses (Machining strategy & Make vs. Buy analysis, Material Costs, EOZ avoidance).


  • Degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of finance experience.

  • Experience in preparing, analyzing, and implementing accounting and reporting requirements.

  • 2-3 years of accounting experience in a manufacturing environment preferred

  • Experience with PC and ERP systems, JD Edwards preferred.

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

  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.

  • Works 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 finance and operations organizations. 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 with a demonstrated ability to gather, analyze and present data.

  • Operations and commercial literacy.

  • Ability to organize multiple responsibilities and deliver results in an accurate and timely manner while adapting to changes in priorities.

  • Ability to influence and strategically partner with individuals of various educational and technical backgrounds, both inside and outside the organization.

  • Detail and process oriented.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure.

  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and follow up skills.

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

  • Maintains the professional standards of the Finance Department.

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

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

REQ ID: 1788