Financial Analyst - Research and Development and IT

Posting Date 3 weeks ago(1/6/2022 11:15 AM)
Requisition ID
Job Location(s)
Bloomington IN United States
Less than 10%
Shift Type
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Inc.


The Financial Analyst partners with the Cook Medical Product Development and Information Technology leadership and responsible for financial planning, reporting and analysis. In partnering with business operations, the individual will help develop, understand, and present financial and business analysis; while also providing support for process and cost improvements.


  • Partner with global functional leadership with regular and ad-hoc analysis to provide insight into relevant business drivers impacting consequential business decisions.
  • Responsible for supporting leadership in the interpretation of financial data and tracking against financial objectives.
  • Team with functional leadership in the development, maintenance, and variance analysis of a rolling 18 month forecast.
  • Work closely with business operations to pre-emptively understand their needs and provide related solutions, analysis, and/or support.
  • Express impact of business problems in financial terms; while being able to communicate financial results in terms of key business drivers.
  • Play an integral role in the preparation of Cook Medical Executive team monthly presentations.
  • Willingness to express new ideas and “think outside the box” to help address business needs.
  • Collaborate with other financial analysts to improve global reporting and coordination across all functions.
  • Lead projects to identify, develop, and report key performance indicators, while aiding in the recording, tracking, and presentation of these KPIs; whether financial or non-financial in nature.
  • Identify, recommend, and manage global process implementation/improvement projects.
  • Review processes and results to ensure transactions have been recorded consistently and accurately.
  • Exercise strong problem-solving skills during day-to-day activities.
  • Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others throughout various levels of the global organization.
  • Ability to work in collaborative and independent work situations and environments with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to remain calm and receptive in fast paced situations.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • 5 - 10 years of financial analysis experience required
  • Corporate finance experience preferred
  • Experience with general ledger and reporting software packages, e.g. business intelligence software
  • Experience effectively leading and managing multiple projects
  • Strong analytical and process skills with attention to details and data accuracy


Physical Requirements:

• Works under general office environmental conditions
• Sitting for extended periods
• Requires close visual acuity for working with computers and equipment


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