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Controller – Milwaukee, WI

This position is primarily responsible for oversight of finance, accounting, and reporting activities, supporting the preparation of  Board, Finance and Audit Committee reports and for working collaboratively with leadership to ensure completion of organizational objectives.  This position will have supervisory responsibility for our hardworking accounting team.

Specific responsibilities include overseeing all accounts, ledgers and reporting systems to ensure compliance; coordinating all activity related to audits, budget development & analysis, AP/AR, payroll and accounting for investments; and analyzing financial data and presenting financial reports in an accurate and timely manner.

The position requires a minimum of 7 years of  experience in an accounting and/or financial reporting and previous supervisory experience.  A Bachelor’s degree and knowledge or both Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations is required.

Must have strong communication, organization and analytical skills along with a high comfort level in Microsoft Office  and database experience.  Must work collaboratively and  be committed to supporting and developing a strong Accounting team.  Flexibility, a positive attitude and the ability to manage large volumes of work in a busy office is vital.  Valid driver’s license and proof of  insurance is needed.  

The salary is competitive, depending on qualifications.  Benefits include full health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a family-friendly environment. To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com.


Small Business Consultant – Milwaukee, WI

This position is responsible for delivery and coordination of WWBIC’s business assistance programs.  Core responsibilities include: assessing client needs and providing direct one-on-one or small group technical assistance and counseling to WWBIC loan clients; conducting business site visits; promoting awareness of client businesses; performing comprehensive review of business plans including marketing, financial goals, financial statements, and projections; developing action plans to achieve goals and monitoring progress; and assisting clients in creating cash flow projections and financial analysis for guidance in making decisions.

This position requires a genuine desire to work with small business owners of diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  Some travel and evening/weekend hours required.  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, 3-5 years solid work experience, preferably in small business planning, business development, or business counseling and strong communication skills and professionalism is required. Having been a small business owner previously is preferred.

The salary is competitive, depending on qualifications.  Benefits include full health and dental coverage, 403(b) savings plan and more in a family-friendly environment. To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com


Barista – Milwaukee, WI  (part-time )

Coffee With A Conscience® (CWAC) is the social business venture of the Wisconsin Women's Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC).  We operate a café and provide catering at Schlitz Park.  We are seeking a part-time (approx. 16-20 hours/week) Barista to serve up some delicious coffee, awesome customer service, and excitement for our cause.  Main hours are Monday – Friday between 6am – 3:30pm, with some special events outside of typical hours. 

Specific responsibilities include:  Providing top-notch service and high quality beverages to café customers, ensuring a clean/organized environment, perform open & close duties, cash handling, and representing CWAC at events as needed. Previous retail customer service and barista experience, professional & friendly communication skills, and reliability are needed.  Must be able to multi-task and work efficiently in a fast paced environment. 

To apply, please email a letter of application, resume & salary requirements to patricia.lohmann@wwbic.com