Salary Mid-Point: $95,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Senior Financial Analyst - Pricing

Our global leader is replacing members of their pricing team as they rotate throughout the company. Are you up to the challenge?  This is a high pace role with constantly changing priorities and short deadlines.  The group provides Costing & Pricing Analysis for all New Business prospects and analyzes profitability on annual basis for all existing accounts. This requires interacting with Account Managers & Account Management Leadership as well as Sales & Sales Leadership. The right person will need a self-starter and creative thinker who can unpack the requirements provided by producer and model the financial impact to the program.

Role

  • Preparation of complex pricing and profitability analyses supporting New Business and in line with renewal strategy with minimal managerial guidance
  • Analyze revenue, cost, margin and pricing agreements while providing insight and recommendations for timely and effective business decisions with minimal managerial guidance
  • Collaborate with Sales Executives, Account Managers and Field Operations to gather and question all cost assumptions used to prepare a quote
  • Work directly with Sales and Account Management to improve financial status of current and potential clients by analyzing results and variances, identifying trends and recommending appropriate actions
  • Ensure development and improvement of standard pricing analytic report templates, presentations, methodologies and processes through advanced analytical thought processes
  • Work with the Business to develop and implement pricing strategies that effectively cater to various markets and channels
  • Analyze the impact of price changes, recommend adjustments to pricing standards and strategies that will support business objectives and plans without impeding future growth
  • Challenge the conventional pricing methodology to improve the process and develop new approaches
  • Perform complex ad hoc analyses for operational and financial management and to support business needs

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in excel-based financial modeling, including financial planning and analysis, pricing and partnering with non-finance business partners
  • Ability to flex between data/analytics and marketing creativity while thinking outside the box to solve complex problems with limited data sources
  • Comfortable in an environment with changing priorities, and competing demands for time
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, business partners and company officials
  • Attention to detail
  • Results oriented team player who is accountable and accurate 
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office suite (mainly Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to execute and present analysis with minimal guidance from manage
  • Proficient to advanced knowledge of financial services industry
  • Good business acumen

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business related field (Finance or Accounting preferred)
  • 5 years of related work experience
  • Prior experience working in the financial services industry is a strong plus
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) a plus
  • MBA or related advanced degree a plus

Please email your resume to ericmaleski@ifgpr.com