Job title: Chief financial officer
Jim Balas is the chief financial officer of CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider. He is responsible for overseeing the financial reporting, accounting, tax, treasury, capital allocation, risk management as well as the corporate finance functions including our financial planning and analysis and business finance teams. Balas also plays a key role in strategic initiatives including mergers and acquisitions and the company’s transformation and productivity programs. Additionally, he oversees long-term tax planning, cost management policies, control and reporting operations. Balas initially joined CoreLogic in March of 2011, as senior vice president, controller and principal accounting officer. In 2012, his role expanded to include oversight of finance in addition to his other responsibilities. Prior to joining the company, Balas held a variety of senior finance leadership positions at several publicly traded companies after a successful 10-year career at Ernst & Young and Capgemini.