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Financial Analyst (25403) in Greater Milwaukee Area at Baker Tilly Search & Staffing

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

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Financial Analyst (25403)

Our client is a leading global manufacturing company that is looking for a Financial Analyst to join their team.  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 Financial Analyst will be responsible for day-to-day financial support, reporting financial results, and other reporting and analytical projects. The Financial Analyst will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:


  • The Financial Analyst will conduct special studies to analyze complex financial actions and prepare recommendations for policy, procedure, control, or action.

  • Analyze financial information to determine present and future financial performance.

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

  • Direct preparation of studies, reports, analyses, and recommendations in areas such as budgets, forecasts, financial plans, governmental requirements, statistical reports, and business forecasts.

  • Work closely with the shared services group to resolve purchasing issues, understand payroll and expense report costs and address past due accounts receivable/pricing errors.

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

  • Work closely with operational team members on various projects focused on cost savings, analysis of monthly results, customer and product line profitability.

  • Coordinate the interim and year-end audits including preparation of the audit and tax reporting packages and schedules requested by both internal and external auditors.

  • The Financial Analyst will perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements

The Financial Analyst will possess the following:


  • The Financial Analyst will have 1-3+ years’ experience in public accounting or similar progressive experience in a manufacturing company.  

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to create analyses and reports using a variety of tools.

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

  • Strong computer skills including advanced working knowledge of Excel. Experience with HFM/Oracle a plus.

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

  • CPA a plus.

Equal Opportunity Employer