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ATS Company:  Sortimat
Requisition ID:  4036

Rolling Meadows, IL, US, 60008-3833

Date:  Jun 4, 2021

Finance Team Lead

ATS Life Sciences Chicago is a fast paced, exciting and progressive company experiencing incredible growth! We are currently looking for reliable, ambitious and hardworking employees to join our team. As a company, we pride ourselves on building a culture that values employees and promotes innovation, diversity, excellence in communication and commitment to personal/professional growth. Join our team and you will find we advocate a healthy working environment and opportunities to experience the rewards of contributing to a proactive and competent team. 


The Finance Team Lead supervises the operational Finance team. Assist with division risk management responsibilities including financial, safety, legal, information technology, and overall business performance.  Assure effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with current international financial reporting standards (IFRS) government regulations and Bill 198/Sarbanes-Oxley.



  • Lead month-end close and financial reporting process following corporate policies, including special quarterly, yearend and tax requirements.  Assure they align with IFRS and corporate requirements.
  • Prepare management report and operational report to track spending and help division to achieve monthly/quarterly/annual plan.
  • Job costing activity for project accounting and forecasting.
  • Front end activity as required.
  • Annual planning and financial forecasting. 
  • Ensure accuracy and challenge project managers on job cost and forecast.
  • Drive operational cost savings and efficiencies.
  • Assure proper segregation of duties and other controls are in place to secure company against impropriety.
  • Record retention for Finance, Human Resources and other areas as required.
  • Pursue and implement process improvement in the department.
  • Assign work and provide technical direction to team members. 
  • Team development - Mentor, supervise and evaluate team member to grow.
  • Interview and select, in collaboration with the Controller, new team members. 
  • Lead and/or participate in audits as assigned.
  • Ensure safeguarding of company assets.
  • HR/Quality requirements and initiatives as required.
  • Generate cost scenarios reports and presentations.  Content should include trend analysis with cause and suggestions for improvement.
  • Generate other analysis as required for running business and supporting initiatives.  



  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • CPA preferred.
  • Three (3) years equivalent accounting experience, preferred in POC/manufacturing environment.
  • Excellent math, communication, and organizational skills.  
  • Software/System knowledge: Microsoft Office (esp. Excel), Windows, internet applications.
  • Ability to work with business systems.
  • Finally, person must be hands-on and must be able to meet deadlines for his or her responsibilities either directly or indirectly.


  • The employee may be required to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
  • Exert up to 25 pounds of force occasionally, and/or exert up to 10 pounds of force frequently. 
  • Visual acuity – Normal requirements for reading written instructions and computer screens.
  • Hearing ability – Normal requirements for understanding verbal instructions. 
  • Working conditions – The employee is subject to a normal office environment with occasional exposure to high noise levels and/or physical hazards when visiting manufacturing floor. 
  • Capable of wearing appropriate related PPE for extended periods of time.


We are an equal employment employer. All applicants considered are subject to a pre-employment screening.


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Join the Winning Team at ATS Automation, a great place to automate your future! Take your place among the best in the business, and grow your career with the Life Science Chicago division at ATS. We attract some of the most talented and motivated individuals from a range of fields, with our global offering and growth opportunities as we expand throughout the world. We want you to be a part of our TEAM!!! Watch us work here!


Work in an environment where a passion for innovation is combined with an uncompromised commitment to quality.


Benefits ATS Life Sciences Chicago offers:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits (including health, dental vision and employee assistance program)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan Eligibility
  • 401k with employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness reimbursement
  • Paid time off
  • Annual paid volunteer day off
  • Fully climate-controlled environment
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • And more!

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