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Job Title:  Senior Pricing Analyst

Req ID:  27534
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

Our Steris dental segment, Hu-Friedy Group, enables dental professionals to reduce risk, improve efficiencies, drive compliance, and enhance patient and staff safety. At HuFriedyGroup, we are committed to helping dental professionals perfect their craft and deliver the highest level of care to each patient.

The Sr. Pricing Analyst will be responsible for pricing-related analysis and reporting for the Dental Segment. Primary responsibilities include supporting the sales team by reviewing pricing strategy, responding to inquiries, and providing price input and recommendations for bids and contracts. This position will maintain pricing for all contracts, including but not limited to Schools, Group Practices, Community Health Centers, and Government. In addition, this position will assist the Commercial Finance team in supporting the Sales, Marketing, FP&A, and Accounting groups in business activities related to sales and pricing analysis. Frequent contact with internal customers and occasional contact with external customers is required and often involves working under tight deadlines and quick turnarounds.


  • Serve as a subject matter expert by providing detailed pricing insight and thorough business recommendations based on the internal and competitive pricing data analysis.
  • Proactively partner with country managers to gather competitive pricing information and customer price updates for the Americas, EMEA, and APAC regions. 
  • Conduct and lead Annual Pricing Review with shared accountability with Marketing, Sales, and Finance to update Retail, Wholesale, and School pricing.
  • Maintain all dealer contract pricing.
  • Calculate and update all new product pricing updates in SAP regularly and ensure accuracy
  • Maintain all customer discounts, promotional pricing, convention pricing, and program contract pricing.
  • Provide weekly and monthly customer pricing/margin reporting. Track customer and national promotions and identify margin gain/loss and pricing variances. Provide recommendations on adjustments needed to increase profitability.

Other Duties

  • Maintain central filing system to track customer and all dealer contract updates. 
  • Review and analyze monthly dealer chargeback reports, manage exception reporting, and lead resolution efforts for any discrepancies that have been identified.
  • Import chargeback data to SAP/Business Warehouse (BW) to allow an accurate picture of Average Selling Prices. Export data to report on customer categories, growth, and opportunities.
  • Partner with Document Control team on updating material master in SAP/BW.
  • Audit customer account set-ups, pricing, and customer reporting divisions.
  • Independent identification of data concerns and clean-up of data in SAP/BW.

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree required; Business, Finance, or Accounting Degree Preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of financial analysis experience. Pricing, dealer contract, and chargeback experience preferred.
  • Advanced PC skills: Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, SAP, and Business Warehouse
  • Strong analytical skills: Recognizing patterns in data, information, or events, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations for action.
  • Strong communication skills: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and seeking feedback.
  • Planning and organization: Anticipating and drawing inferences about the future and structuring resources and actions in a logical manner. Establishing a course of action to ensure work is efficiently completed.
  • Productivity: Taking the lead in getting the job done effectively and efficiently and accepting responsibility for personal actions, results, and costs. 
  • Ability to work with teams: Building collaboration among individuals, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve group goals and outcomes.
  • Can work independently, self-motivated: Setting high-performance standards for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for completing assignments or tasks as committed.
  • Creativity: Comes up with many new and unique ideas; quickly makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as an original and suitable brainstormer.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 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:  27534
Job Category:  Finance

Des Plaines, IL, US, 60018

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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