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Finance Transformation Leader (SK25779) in Greater Chicago Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 8/30/2018

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Finance Transformation Leader (SK25779)

Our client is a world leader in their industry and they are looking for a Finance Transformation Leader to join their team. This is a newly created role reporting directly to the CFO and is a huge opportunity to make an impact on the business! 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, long-tenured employees, excellent benefits and provides its’ employees with the tools and training necessary to succeed.

The Finance Transformation Leader will be responsible for the management and execution of corporate finance projects and programs.  Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:


•        The Finance Transformation Leader will work with key finance stakeholders to facilitate the collaboration across functions and geographies to drive operational efficiency and change across the organization.

•        Promote finance projects and programs through the definition of finance and accounting standards, policies, procedures & processes in line with industry best practices.

•        Plan, coordinate and monitor project progress to ensure it meets desired timeline and remains aligned with business objectives and value creation.

•        Work closely with IT leadership to gain an understanding of technology options and limitations.

•        Provide oversight to the project team to ensure tasks and milestones are achieved in a timely manner.

•        Ensure timely communication on project progress and issues to all key stakeholders.

•        The Finance Transformation Leader will create and provide training to the business on new processes, procedures and technology.

•        Other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

The Finance Transformation Leader will possess the following:


•        The Finance Transformation Leader will have a minimum of 8+ years’ finance/accounting experience.

•        Minimum 5 years project management experience including previous experience working with other senior managers with establishing strategic plans and objectives.

•        Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office products and advanced Excel skills.

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

•        The Finance Transformation Leader will have a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related field.  

•        CPA preferred.