• Chief Financial Officer

    Job Locations US-WI-Cross Plains
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SBCP has entered into an exclusive retained partnership agreement with Baker Tilly Search & Staffing to fill this position. Baker Tilly Search & Staffing, as a preferred partner to SBCP, is in an exceptional position to partner with us on a successful search.


    To apply for the Chief Financial Officer here at State Bank of Cross Plains, please reach out to Kim Herlitzka at kim.herlitzka@bakertilly.com to ensure your application is considered.  


    **SBCP will not accept direct applicaitons via our careers page.**  


    In 1908, State Bank of Cross Plains opened our doors with one goal in mind: to make our vision of helping others achieve their dreams a reality. Since we believe that anything is possible with the right people by your side, we aim to be a knowledgeable financial partner who helps the Dane County community and surrounding area accomplish their goals—and then set new ones. With our unique community bank culture, competitive wages and benefits and opportunities for growth, we offer our employees the ability to make a difference for our customers in helping them reach their financial dreams.


    The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for all of the Bank’s fiscal operating results utilizing generally accepted accounting principles, such as cost accounting, budgets, and regulatory agency and government reports.  Ensures the safety of Bank assets.  Counsels senior management on fiscal control and profitability; prepares, presents and interprets financial reports to senior management; adheres to tax laws and regulatory compliance to properly reflect the financial position of the Bank.  Directs accounting department activities; provides leadership, training and supervision within the department; provides a high level of customer relations and service.   The position of Chief Financial Officer assists in attaining established Bank and department financial goals.  Assures compliance with all Bank policies and procedures, as well as, all applicable state and federal banking regulations.



    • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in accounting.
    • Minimum of 7 years of similar experience in similar financial leadership role or bank related accounting experience.   
    • Demonstrated extensive background in the financial area including financial analysis, financial reporting, asset/liability management and portfolio management with a thorough understanding of the following:
      • Principles and techniques for interest rate risk management, liquidity/investment management, risk management, and operations risk management. 
      • Capital and money markets.
    • Exceptional math skills.  Ability to develop illustrations through use of charts and graphs.
    • Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions and instruct others, train personnel, write reports, business correspondence, policies and procedures.
    • Ability to review and evaluate complex problems and develop strategies, recommend solutions. 
    • Ability to critically examine information for accuracy / quality.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to provide leadership, supervision and training using positive supervisory techniques for maximum productivity.
    • CPA or CMA Certification
    • 10+ years in banking, ideally serving in other capacities outside of Finance in order to serve the bank as a well rounded leader
    • Experience with FDICIA regulatory compliance or SEC reporting

    The State Bank of Cross Plains values a diverse workforce and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities encouraged to apply.

    Consistent with State Bank of Cross Plains’ commitment to employ and advance qualified individuals with disabilities, State Bank of Cross Plains provides reasonable accommodation to apply for or perform a job. Some examples of reasonable accommodation include alternate methods to apply, providing documents in an alternate format, altering work procedures, specialized equipment or use of an interpreter. If an individual needs reasonable accommodations to apply or perform a job here at State Bank of Cross Plains, please contact Human Resources at (608) 849-2700 or email us. 


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