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Sr. Financial Analyst, Business Strategy and Insight

Apply now Job no: 614890
Work type: Permanent
Location: Lone Tree, Colorado
Categories: Finance, North America, Individual Contributor

Sr. Financial Analyst, Business Strategy and Insight

Change people’s lives and love what you do!  Cochlear is the most recognized brand in hearing health care.

Human needs have always been our inspiration, ever since Professor Graeme Clark set out to create the first multi-channel cochlear implant because he saw his father struggle with hearing loss. We always start with people in mind – thinking about their needs.

For this reason, our products, services and support will continue to evolve and improve. We are by our customers’ side through the entire hearing journey, so they can experience a life full of hearing. Our employees tell us that the number one reason they enjoy working for Cochlear is the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives and working in an organization where they can be part of bringing the mission to life each day.

About the role

As Cochlear continues to grow and service our customers, we are recruiting for a Sr. Financial Analyst in our Americas head office based in Lone Tree, CO. This role offers a hybrid work environment with a combination of in-office and work from home.

In alignment with our organizational principle of providing a safe work environment, employees of Cochlear are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The only allowable exceptions include qualifying medical and religious accommodation. Proof of your COVID-19 vaccination will be required prior to your start date.

To be successful in this role you’ll be able use your analytical skills to help drive decision making. You’ll work collaboratively with various business units including sales/marketing/operations to model business case scenarios and help answer specific ad-hoc questions. Additionally, you will play a key role in providing the business with market intelligence using internal and external sources. This analytical role is responsible for executing complex modeling and analysis that support Cochlear’s vision of using data to drive decisions.

Key Responsibilities

Modeling - Help create dynamic financial and market models that are streamlined and meet business requirements;  Work with various stakeholders to verify assumptions and methodologies; Be able to distill complex inputs and outputs of models for the business; Use critical thinking skills to independently plan and execute analysis; Pivot between different types of models including business case ROI, price increase impacts, product launch impacts, market trends and customer lifetime value among others

Business performance management -  Develop or enhance reporting and analysis that helps management understand the health of the company; work closely with director of analytics and insights to identify key metrics for the business and best ways to track them; administer executive metric dashboards

Identify market opportunities and threats - Create standardized processes to evaluate market share and size information from our current 3rd party vendor; research new sources for market insights; work with local and global team members to asses the prevalence of hearing loss in North America by age group & geography including associated penetration rates

Data mining and analytics - Leverage technical skills to integrate findings from data mining into models; utilize available tools (tableau/data warehouse/other systems) to answer questions from the business and "tell the story" using the data

Key Requirements

To add value to Cochlear in this role you'll be able to meet and demonstrate the following knowledge, skills and abilities in your application and at interview:

  • Bachelors or Equivalent Work Experience                                                                                                  
  • 3+ years of experience in finance/economics/analytics or related field                                                               
  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel and best practices in model building including avoidance of over engineering       
  • Ability to "tell the story," with data and proven track record of presenting findings to management       
  • Self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity; ability to meet deadlines and re-prioritize as directed   
  • Strong business acumen with ability to quickly understand new operating models                                       
  • Experience researching and estimating market metrics and dynamics using internal/external sources           
  • Demonstrated proficiency using data visualization tools (preferably Tableau)                                                       
  • Specific examples of cross functional collaboration with business that led to business recommendations based on data                                                                                            

Physical & Mental Demands

The physical and mental demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to be in a seated position; utilize business technology for work product delivery, communicate orally and in writing with others internal or external to the organization, utilize problem solving/critical thinking skills to discern and convey information. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus. The individual is regularly required to utilize comprehension, critical thinking, communication, problem solving, organization reasoning, relating to others and discernment of items such as product specifications, procedures and processes to customers.  

The work environment is a home/office environment and are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

In addition to the opportunity to develop your knowledge and grow professionally, we offer competitive wages and benefits.  The Target Salary Range: $85,000 - $95,000 based upon experience as well as a bonus of 7.5% of base salary.

The overall benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability, pet insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, 401K Matching, PTO (vacation, holidays, floating holidays, sick and volunteer time off), tuition reimbursement, maternity and paternity leave, and wellness programs.


Apply now by completing your application form online. Applicants must meet the job specific application criteria to be considered. Visit our careers site at to learn more.  

Cochlear Americas is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local lawIn addition, Cochlear will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you require accommodation with completing the online application, please contact us via web or phone at 303-264-2549.

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