EVP, Chief Financial Officer
Jill Klindt was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2021. She is responsible for Workiva’s global financial management, corporate accounting, tax strategy, treasury, procurement, and enterprise risk management. Jill also serves as the company’s chief accounting officer.
Additionally, Jill is the executive chair of Workiva’s ESG Task Force, ensuring that the Company tracks a course for consistent ESG progress and excellence. She is also a founding member of the United Nations’ CFO Coalition for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), where she is working alongside CFO peers to guide companies in aligning their sustainability commitments with credible corporate finance strategies to create real world impact.
Jill’s career spans more than 20 years. She joined Workiva (originally Webfilings) in 2008, and is credited with standing up the company’s finance department and building the global finance team to scale. She also played an instrumental role in taking Workiva public in 2014.
Prior to joining Workiva, she held finance and accounting positions at Wells Fargo Financial, CitiMortgage, and Principal Residential Mortgage. Jill is a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Iowa State University.
In 2022, Jill was recognized with a Citation of Achievement from Iowa State University’s Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business, honoring distinguished alumni who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in life beyond the campus. In addition, she has served on the boards of the Iowa State University Accounting Executive Advisory Council, the Iowa State University Research Park, and Ames Seed Capital since 2021.