Strategic Finance Manager

$160,000 - $180,000 yearly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:chicago, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:131957

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Job Description

Do you thrive in fast-paced environments and crave strategic impact? Do you want to build and shape the finance function of one of the hottest professional services companies in Chicago? Are you ready to lead alongside a C-suite team recognized for creating a top-tier workplace? 

If so, then we want YOU! We're a rapidly growing company blazing a trail in the professional services industry and we're searching for a Strategic Finance Manager to join this high-octane team. 

Strategic Finance Manager Responsibilities: 

  • A strategic business partner, collaborating closely with the C-suite, PE board and senior leadership to translate vision into financial reality 

  • The architect of their annual plan, building and driving a comprehensive roadmap for growth and profitability 

  • The keeper of the performance scorecard, establishing key operational KPIs, monitoring progress and driving continuous improvement 

  • The process optimization champion, streamlining financial workflows and systems to maximize efficiency and effectiveness 

  • The M&A maestro, leading due diligence, financial modeling and integration efforts for future acquisitions 

  • A data whisperer, extracting insights from financial data to inform critical business decisions 

  • A team leader and coach, building, motivating and developing a high-performing finance team 

Strategic Finance Manager Requirements: 

  • 5+ years of experience in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, ideally within professional services or a similar industry 

  • Prior PE or investment experience a plus 

  • A proven track record of success in financial planning & analysis (FP&A), budgeting, forecasting, and financial modeling 

  • Expertise in establishing and monitoring operational KPIs and driving process improvements 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a knack for turning data into actionable insights 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, able to articulate complex financial concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences 

  • A collaborative spirit and a passion for building strong relationships across all levels of the organization 

  • An entrepreneurial mindset and a desire to be a key driver of the company's future success 

If the Strategic Finance Manager position interests you, please apply today. We look forward to reviewing your application. 

Thank you, 

Andrew Grossman 

Senior Project Manager 

LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.