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Job Title:  Senior Financial Analyst

Req ID:  37022
Job Category:  Finance

Des Plaines, IL, US, 60018


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary


This role will be critical in the build out and maintenance of Business Unit and Franchise analytics within the Dental Segment. Responsibilities include partnering with the appropriate functional areas to obtain relevant information, and to present that information a way that drives meaningful business discussions around past performance, as well as future forecast expectations. Ultimately this role will be driving monthly Business Unit reviews with BU VP’s as well as Regional VP’s within the matrix. This role will initially focus on Sales and Gross Margin within the Dental Segment, eventually expanding to driving the annual Plan process.


This position is based in out Des Plaines office. You will work in the office 3 days per week with option to work remotely 2 days per week.

This position will require a minimal amount of local and nationwide travel.


  • Coordinate monthly business reviews for each Business Unit within Dental Segment
  • Responsible for PBIT walk elements and other financial KPI’s within each Business Unit
  • Implement forecast process and reviews with functional leaders
  • Drive system and process enhancements for analytical improvements
  • Partner with functional leads on annual and strategic plans
  • Ad Hoc analysis as necessary to support BU & Regional leaders
  • Support daily/weekly/monthly reporting

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or other quantitative Field
  • 5+ years in FP&A, Cost Accounting, Commercial Finance or some combination thereof
  • Knowledge and/or demonstrated use of business reporting and financial systems (i.e. Oracle, SAP, Excel, Longview, Cognos, etc.)

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in a Manufacturing environment preferred
  • Familiarity with advanced analytical tools 


  • Strong resolution and problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
  • Advanced Excel and data management (Access, Alteryx, etc.) skills
  • Dashboarding experience a plus
  • Knowledge of and skilled in manipulating large amounts of data into meaningful information
  • Ability to be a self-starter; excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail; ability to work as a team member, as well as independently; ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment; ability to successfully execute many tasks simultaneously
  • Customer service orientation is mandatory

What we offer

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.




STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  37022
Job Category:  Finance

Des Plaines, IL, US, 60018

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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