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Finance Lead 24600 in Southern Milwaukee Suburbs at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

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Job Description

Finance Lead 24600

Our client is a leading transportation company that is looking for a Finance Lead to join their team.  This position is newly created due to growth! With a large and growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the organization.  The company boasts a team-oriented culture, flexible schedule, and great benefits.  They pride themselves on providing their employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

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


  • The Finance Lead will analyze financial information to determine present and future financial performance.

  • Evaluate complex profit plans, operating records, and financial statements.

  • Assist during month-end close processes, including variance analysis to budget, prior-year and forecast.

  • Preparation of studies, reports, analyses, and recommendations in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, statistical reports, and business forecasts.

  • Work with VP of Finance to create and drive quarterly operational business reviews with the business to outline market trends, review financial results compared to budget/forecast, and key performance metrics.

  • Coordinate with all levels of management to gather, analyze, summarize, and prepare recommendations regarding financial plans, trended future requirements, and operating forecasts.

  • Support corporate FP&A initiatives and reporting projects as assigned.

  • The Finance Lead will conduct ad-hoc financial analysis/special projects to assist management in understanding and/or driving business performance.

Job Requirements

The Finance Lead will possess the following:


The Finance Lead will possess the following:

  • The Finance Lead will have 3-5 years’ related experience; public accounting experience and/or industry experience with knowledge of accounting and finance and SEC and financial reporting areas.

  • Knowledge of US GAAP and SEC rules and regulations is required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products.  

  • The Finance Lead will have a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • CPA or working towards CPA preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer