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Finance Director (BC26346) in Milwaukee, WI at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 10/13/2018

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Finance Director (BC26346)


Our client is a leading organization that is currently looking for a Finance Director to join their team.  This is a newly created role due to company growth! The Finance Director will have a great opportunity to be in the details of the day-to-day but also assist leadership with strategic planning.  With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the department. The company boasts a team-oriented culture, fun environment, excellent benefits, and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Finance Director will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


•        The Finance Director will oversee all financial operations and direct corporate financial planning and structure.

•        Coordinate, analyze and report the financial performance to the leadership team (financial performance, projections and other special projects as required).

•        Develop credibility for the accounting group by providing timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends.

•        Perform variance analysis of monthly/quarterly/year-end financial statements, the measurement of key performance indicators and trend analysis.

•        Work with the leadership team in the strategic planning process.

•        Responsible for the review of capital projects return-on-investment.

•        Responsible for profit and loss drivers and variance analysis.

•        Evaluate and advise on the impact of short and long-term planning and introduction of new programs/strategies.

•        Ad-hoc project financial modeling and sensitivity analysis.

•        Monitors department work to develop efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

•        The Finance Director will assist with special projects and responsibilities assigned as needed.

Job Requirements

The Finance Director will possess the following:


•        The Finance Director will have 10+ years relevant experience. A minimum 3 years as a Director of Finance for a US major company or international company strongly preferred.

•        Demonstrated leadership and management experience.

•        Some fluency in Spanish a plus, but not required.

•        Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office products and financial reporting software. Experience with Hyperion software a plus.

•        Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.

•        The Finance Director will have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting. MBA preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer