IDEX Senior Internal Auditor in Chicago, Illinois
Title: Senior Internal Auditor
Business Unit: Corporate
20 North Wacker St., Suite 1960
Chicago, Illinois, 60606
The senior internal auditor role is considered to be a key source of talent for the broader IDEX Finance organization. This position allows for excellent exposure and growth and is primarily responsible for executing a variety of financial, operational, IT, and compliance audits at the business unit and corporate levels. While the IDEX Corporate Office is located in Lake Forest, IL, this position is permanently based out of our downtown office in the Chicago Loop.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in planning meetings with internal management and the external audit firm to identify areas of concern and emerging trends andto determine scope of reviews/audits.
Understand risks and controls in relation to Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), financial reporting processes, and business operationswhile working on a variety of financial, operational, IT, and compliance audits.
Examine, analyze and interpret accounting records to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, fraud, or non-compliance with GAAP, laws, regulations, and management policies.
Document work performed and present findings identified to management, including makingrecommendations to mitigate and/or remediate gaps identified.
Follow up on the progress of implementation of recommendations and directions to the management of the corporate office and business unit sites.
Constantly challenge the status quo and look for ways to improve operational efficiency.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Attend training, seminars and workshops as deemed necessary.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in Accounting
2+ years of progressive public accounting/audit experience; Big 4 and manufacturing experience are a plus
CPA, CIA, or CISA certification or must be willing to work towards obtaining a relevant certification
Knowledge of current US GAAP and GAAS
Strong analytical and project management skills
Must have excellent interpersonal and communication/presentation skills
Must be detail-oriented in order to thrive in hands-on environment
Must be a self-starter, result oriented, and have a willingness to learn
Available to travel both domestically and internationally (annual average is 35-50%)
Intermediate to advance proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point, etc.)
Experience with Hyperion and JDE are a plus
Foreign language skills are a plus (i.e., German, Italian, etc.)
IDEX is an equal opportunity employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled