Director of Finance
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description

At Associated Bank we strive to create an inclusive culture where different perspectives are valued and recognized as strengths critical to our success. If you thrive in an environment where your growth and development are encouraged and supported, then Associated Bank may be the right place for you.

Oversee finance for commercial real estate, private wealth and credit. Primary responsibilities include the development and analysis of strategic initiatives; interpreting and communicating financial results to senior management and front line staff; calculating and forecasting the financial effects of managerial initiatives; maintaining annual budget and on-going financial forecasts for the group; and monitoring and improving the integrity of the financial results in an unbiased manner.
Managerial and supervisory responsibilities include the mentoring, coaching, and development of a team of financial analysts in the delivery of the overall responsibilities of the group. Lastly, direct and participate from time to time in cross-bank, multi-functional teams for various initiatives and be the subject matter expert for all matters relating to Line of Business and Credit's financial statements and condition.
This role will have elevated visibility with executive leadership to provide insight and guidance on current and future financial performance.

Job Accountabilities

  • Develop and analyze strategic initiatives related to business unit structure, portfolio segmentation, staffing, and incentive compensation. Use internal and external data and complex analysis to provide opportunities for value-enhancing strategies and to validate the efficacy of managerial initiatives.
  • Develop, manage, coach, and direct workflow of team of analysts engaged in the operational delivery of financial support to the business units within Line of Business.
  • Report, communicate and interpret actual financial results to senior management and front-line staff.
  • Relationship Profitability Analysis model - assist the business line in interpretation of results and support of inputs.
  • Provide education and interpretation of financial reporting and methodologies as it relates to cost accounting, long-term credit charges, FTP, etc. and how these effect the bottom line results to relationship managers, team leads, and group heads.

Education: Bachelor's Degree Finance or Accounting Required
Experience: More than 15 years Performance of complex financial analysis in the financial services industry. Required
10-12 years Managing financial analysts in a larger financial institution (+20B in assets). Required

In addition to core traditional benefits, we take pride in offering benefits for every stage of life.

  • Retirement savings including both 401(k) and Pension plans.

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community.

  • Opportunities to connect with others through our diversity-focusedColleague Resource Groups.

  • Competitive salaries with professional development and advancement opportunities.

  • Bonus benefits including well-being programs and incentives, parental leave,anemployee stock purchase plan, military benefits and much more.

  • Personal banking, loan, investmentand insurance benefits.

Associated Bank serves more than 120 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota and we consider our colleagues critical to our continued success. See why our colleagues continually vote us a best place to work in the Midwest.Join our community onFacebook,LinkedInandX.

Compliance Statement

Associated Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We support a work environment where colleagues are respected and given the opportunity to perform to their fullest potential. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

Fully complies with all applicable enterprise policies and procedures. Acts in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in training materials, including but not limited to Bank Secrecy Act. Responsible for reporting suspicious activity to Financial Intelligence. Responsible to report all customer complaints as prescribed and procedure violations to management or HR.

Responsible to report ethical concerns as needed to Associated Bank's anonymous Ethics Hotline.

Associated Bank provides additional assistance to individuals with disabilities throughout the application & interview process. Please contactleavesandaccommodations@associatedbank.comif you need an accommodation at any time during the interview process.

Associated Banc-Corp is an Affirmative Action andEqual Opportunity Employer. Associated Banc-Corp participates in the E-Verify Program. E-Verify NoticeEnglish or Spanish. Know Your Right to WorkEnglishorSpanish.

Associated Bank isPay Transparencycompliant.

The employment policy of Associated Banc-Corp, and its subsidiaries and affiliates ("Associated") provides equal opportunity to all persons. We support a diverse and inclusive work environment where colleagues are respected, treated fairly, and given equal opportunities to perform to their fullest potential. We believe it is only with a diverse and inclusive workplace that the organization can truly perform at its best, carry out its vision, and make a difference for the communities we serve.


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