• Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42246

We are partnering with a subsidiary of a billion-dollar private equity backed manufacturer on a Controller search for one of their business units. This company is experiencing significant international growth both organically and inorganically and has nearly tripled its revenue since 2016.

This is a heavy operational-focused role that will report directly to the GM of the business unit and work cross-functionally with other departments. This is a great opportunity for someone to be a true business partner with a high-growth and dynamic company.


Vice President, Finance

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42245

Vice President, Line Finance Officer – Advisor Acquisition


Responsible for all financial aspects of the AWM Advisor Acquisition business segment. This includes Experienced Advisor Recruiting, Lending parameters and analytics through the life cycle of an Advisor. Manages the overall business segment planning and budgeting processes and drives optimization of the strategic business segment through analysis of business segment effectiveness. Partners with business areas on forecasting business results and scenarios to evaluate and propose initiatives aligned with business goals that drive PTI. Provides leadership to the business segment finance team. Acts as primary senior finance partner to business segment.


  •  Lead business segment LFO to manage overall Advisor activities related to the business segment.
  • Includes planning and analysis in partnership with the business to drive growth across the segment while balancing associated risk.             
  • Developing and forecasting business results and scenarios to evaluate and propose initiatives to drive results.
  • Provide strategic direction for LFO team and adapt strategies to changing circumstances as required.
  • Clearly communicate the strategic direction of LFO team to the team and key partners.
  • Direct the execution of overall planning, analysis, diagnostics, and decision support. Establish and maintain adequate financial controls, policies and procedures as needed.
  • Partner with Senior Leaders for business segment to drive results.
  • Ensure effective controls are in place to proactively manage risk and remain in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Manage the budget for areas of responsibility and work to identify and solve potential challenges and opportunities.
  • Think strategically, creatively, and drive innovation with a focus on continuous improvement.
  •  Build and develop talent and manage performance of assigned team(s). Effectively manage and lead through change.
  • Maximize relationships, build trust, and communicate effectively across business units, staff groups, and geographic locations.

The Person Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • 7-10 years of deep finance and accounting experience.
  • M&A and or strong contract pricing experience.
  • Lending experience a plus.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in a credible and clear manner.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex and multi-variable problems.
  • Proven ability to establish and maintain adequate controls.


  • Location: Arlington Heights, Illinois
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42241

Operational controller role that is highly focused on operational/controllership rather than technical/external reporting.

This role will sit on top of two unique business units totaling around $125m and lead a team of 8 consisting of a manager (direct report) and seven staff (indirect). It is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to make that next step towards CFO to gain operational experience and own day-to-day leadership and strategic operations. Their business is growing and changing so lots up upwards mobility and growth opportunity.

This is a hybrid role and very flexible to accommodate specific needs as they come up — this company cares about their people and takes excellent care of their team.

Senior Financial Analyst (FP&A)

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42212

Global medical manufacturing company growing their finance function – looking to add a senior financial analyst to the team due to growth. This is a great opportunity to work with a 100% private, PE backed global business who takes pride in continuing to foster a start-up culture — yet big enough for employees to enjoy the growth and advancement of a large global company. targeting 4-5 yrs background of FP&A experience, manufacturing backgrounds a plus. The open role will support division performance and reporting/optimization.


HYRBID work environment with option to work in the suburbs or their new downtown office.

STRONG culture with a meritocratic environment where everyone speaks up and is heard (even to upper management) on new ideas and solutions.

COMPETITIVE compensation with great benefits.

Senior Data Analyst

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42202


Skywater is partnering with the Finance leader of a $650M PE backed company experiencing tremendous growth. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to make an immediate impact, as you would be able to help drive decisions via data for newer business units, and be part of forward looking strategic discussions with Leadership. The culture at this company is entrepreneurial, collaborative, trusting, and offers unlimited visibility to Senior Leaders. They have a BRAND new office in the city with an open floor plan concept and state of the art fitness facilities onsite.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration and 3-5 years of Financial Analysis or CPA experience
  • Experience with analysis and financial modeling of large data sets
  • Data analytics background highly desirable 

Client Service Professional

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42199

One of my best clients is looking to hire a newly created Client Service position. My client is a reputable investment firm located in the Twin Cities. They have an awesome culture and great leadership team. They've been around for over 40 years and have been growing rapidly. They have unlimited PTO, flexible work schedule, and a very hybrid schedule. If you're looking to work in the investment space, I can't think of a better local company to work with. 

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42196

SkyWater is partnering with a Medical Device company looking to add a Senior Financial Analyst to their team. This company has been growing significantly over the past few years – both organically and through acquisitions (with more to come) and continues to be a leader in their industry. This is a role with a high level of visibility and exposure – this individual will act as a commercial finance business partner collaborating with the Business Development/Sales & Operations teams to help make key financial decisions to ultimately drive the business. I’m looking for someone who is self-motivated and wants to grow with the company!

Assistant Controller

  • Location: Woodbury , Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42195

Assistant Controller for a Domestic and International Health & Wellness Acquisition Company. This company has more than 5,000 franchise locations and is the parent company of many extremely successful and well known fitness companies. They have four day work weeks from Memorial day through labor day, unlimited PTO, and work in a hybrid environment where you only have to come into the office twice a week!

Accounting Specialist

  • Location: Edina, Minnesota
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42187

SkyWater is excited to be partnering with an extremely reputable food retailer in the Twin Cities to add an Accounting Specialist to their team. This family-owned company (currently third generation) treats every employee like an extension of their family – probably why average tenure here is SEVENTEEN (yes 17!) years!

I’ve worked with this company recently and have only amazing things to say – absolutely phenomenal place to work!

If you are interested in hearing more, please reach out! | 952.767.9025

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location: Edina
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #42185

SkyWater is partnering with a large publicly traded International company who is looking to add an 'A' player to their Finance organization. We are looking for an articulate, strategic-minded Finance professional with 5+ years of experience who is excited to work with an Executive Leadership Team that values your input and views you as a true business partner!

This is essentially a "mini CFO" position in that you'll be supporting segment Presidents and advising them on strategic ways to manage and grow their business. This company has a great corporate culture and a solid brand in the marketplace. If you're ready for advancement this could be a great opportunity to check out!

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