Finance Manager
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
Finance ManagerThe Company

Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation is a thriving, values-driven company focused on doing the right things. We're a fast growing, publicly traded company (NYSE: ZWS), with an enduring reputation for integrity, giving back, and providing an engaging, inclusive environment where careers flourish and grow.

Named by Newsweek as One of America's Most Responsible Companies and an Energage USA Top Workplace, at Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation, we never forget that our people are at the center of what makes us successful. They are the driving force behind our superior quality, product ingenuity, and exceptional customer experience. Our commitment to our people and their professional development is a recipe for success that has fueled our growth for over 100 years, as one of today's leading international suppliers of plumbing and water delivery solutions.

Headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation employs over 2800 employees worldwide, working from 24 locations across the U.S., China, Canada, Dubai, and Mexico, with sales offices available around the globe. We hope you'll visit our website and learn more about Zurn Elkay at

If you're ready to join a company where what you do makes a difference and you have pride in the work you are doing, talk to us about joining the Zurn Elkay Water Solutions Corporation family!

Job Description

Join a team of commercial finance professionals to drive decisions within Zurn Elkay. You will play a key role in managing financial performance and implementing financial strategies to achieve business objectives. You will support business partners through budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis, and reporting. We are looking for a Commercial Finance Manager with analytical rigor and strategic thinking to drive our business forward. This is an exciting role that provides finance support to business partners and leads projects. You will partner closely with Zurn Elkay's Go to Market Finance business partners and leaders and support the General Managers (GM) in achieving financial targets. You will identify industry/competitive trends and report insights to key stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities

  • Compile, track, analyze information to evaluate achievement of key operational and strategic objectives, as well as to monitor the overall financial and operating health/performance of the business.

  • Develop, maintain, and distribute integrated revenue/expense analyses, projections, reports, and financial models to support business analysis and decision-making.

  • Drives completion of monthly close and forecasting cycles, ensuring accurate and timely completion.

  • Manage the analysis of results and preparation of monthly business review reports related to the Company's performance in comparison to budgets, forecasts and prior periods.

  • Responsible for the annual strategic planning and budgeting financial process. This includes collaborations with business leaders, data collection and consolidation process with other commercial finance resources and functional leadership and validating for completeness and accuracy.

  • Review and analyze operating results and identify risks and opportunities, recommend actions to Go to Market Leaders to improve overall operational and financial performance.

  • Evaluate sales demand requirements plan with Go to Market leaders and convert them to operations plan (SIOP)

  • Drive process improvements in commercial finance reporting. This includes driving efficiency and standardization of the closing process, implementing procedures to streamline monthly forecast and reporting.


  • Minimum 8-10 years' experience in financial functions with a track record of progression.

  • Minimum 2 years of management experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting/finance/business or related field and CPA designation

  • Commercial finance & manufacturing industry experience desirable.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and particularly strong Excel skills involving pivot tables, dynamic formulas.

  • Previous experience in Tableau is a plus.

  • Previous experience with ERP systems and consolidations systems OneStream software is a plus. Previous system implementation experience a plus.

  • Excellent organizational, planning, and communication skills.

  • Willingness to work extended hours as job dictates - e.g. month-end, strategic plan & budget

  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, analytical skills, and the ability to balance multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Able to work well on a cross functional team, operate in a cooperative work environment, and drives continuous improvement.

  • Detail oriented perspective and drives accountability.

  • Well organized and self- directed individual.

  • Excellent understanding of financial reports and analysis

  • Highly motivated with an ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

Capabilities and Success Factors

  • Business Insight - Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization's goals.

  • Manages Complexity - Making sense of complex, high quantity and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.

  • Drives Results - Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

  • Ensures Accountability - Holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.

  • Instills Trust - Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.

Total Rewards and Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, AD&D, and Life Insurance
  • Matching 401(k) Contribution
  • Health Savings Account
  • Up to 3 Weeks Vacation
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Annual Bonus Eligibility
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Matching Gift Program

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8 to 10 years
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