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Tetra Defense


· Madison, Wisconsin
Employment Type Full-Time

Tetra Defense is an incident response, cyber risk management and digital forensics firm based in Madison, Wisconsin. We help organizations respond to and recover from cyber incidents like ransomware, business email compromise, data breaches and more. We also work with organizations to bolster their defenses and improve their cybersecurity posture to lessen their risk of the incidents in the first place. 


Provide leadership and coordination of company financial management functions. Ensure company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles.


  • Prepare monthly financial statements.
  • Manage cash flow (AR, AP and payroll)
  • Analyze monthly job cost reports and make recommendations.
  • Direct and coordinate company financial planning and budget management functions.
  • Monitor and analyze monthly operating results against budget.
  • Direct and coordinate debt financing and debt service payments with external agencies.
  • Oversee accounts receivable to ensure the accurate and timely management of all accounts receivable aging components including billings, cash receipts application, etc; funding service management, which includes weekly funding reports and customer service; quarter and year-end payroll closing including federal and state reports.
  • Manage the preparation of the official annual financial statement.
  • Manage the preparation of financial outlooks and financial forecasts.
  • Assure corporate income tax compliance to assure the accurate and timely completion of all corporate income tax returns taking full advantage of all favorable tax codes.
  • Establish and implement short and long range departmental goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Design, establish, and maintain an organizational structure and staffing to effectively accomplish the department's goals and objectives.
  • Oversee financial management including developing financial and budget policies and procedures.
  • Direct external financial audits and provide recommendations for procedural improvements.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • This position is responsible for managing the accounting department, including but not limited to accounts receivable and accounts payable.


  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Knowledge of automated financial and accounting reporting systems. Knowledge of federal and state financial regulations. Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections. Working knowledge of short and long term budgeting and forecasting and profitability analysis.
  • Work requires professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to motivate teams to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several projects. Ability to participate in and facilitate group meetings.
  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule.
  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5 PM. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand but very rare.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA Certification
  • Five years of progressively responsible experience in a senior-level finance or accounting position for a major company or division of a large corporation in a manufacturing environment.
  • Has worked in hourly billable environment
  • Develop system for calculating profitability on a per investigator/analyst level
  • Dial in bonus structure
  • Analysis on key value drivers for eventual acquisition
  • Identify projects to help achieve maximum exit value
  • Maintain list of possible acquirers
  • Play a role in sales and recruiting efforts to make sure both functions stay well aligned
  • Help assess viability of new products and markets, market analysis work with VP of Product
  • Work with HR/recruiting to perform detailed compensation analysis to ensure we are paying our staff properly in order to keep team members and are attractive from a recruiting perspective
  • Dial in a consistent monthly invoicing and A/R tracking program

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  • Location
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Employment Type