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Title:  Senior Financial Analyst (hybrid schedule)

Requisition Id:  22221
Job Function:  Finance
Career Area:  Corporate Jobs
Work Location:  Bannockburn 1 - 2355 (CORP)

About Us:

At Stericycle, we deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people, and public health. This includes working to create a more sustainable, shared future. Our innovative solutions make a difference in people's lives, communities, and our planet by protecting their health and well-being. Change your career. Change your world. Join Stericycle and help protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

The primary responsibility for this position is is to oversee, implement and provide expert direction for financial planning and analysis processes. This individual’s goals are to develop, enhance and manage specific planning processes for the organization and will plan and provide support or training for the organization when necessary. This individual will also work closely with decision makers in multiple departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement and support new policies, processes, procedures and best practices, if required.

Key Job Activities:

  • Responsible for providing financial insight and decision-making support to sales leadership and senior management through monthly forecasting, financial analysis, long-range plans, and the annual budget. 
  • Performs financial analysis of sales results, including trends and comparisons to historical, budgeted, and forecasted results. Communicates results to management in the form of standard and ad hoc reports. Partners with and supports business leaders to ensure all parties in the decision-making process are well informed. 
  • Leads the monthly forecast process. Obtains inputs/data from various business units, challenges inputs when necessary, identifies variances from expectations and provides a summary of issues to senior management. 
  • Supports key commercial finance control activities including credit policy, standard contract terms, and collections policy.
  • Supports the implementation of the company’s new ERP system. Partners with the implementation team to ensure key success of key processes and capabilities.


  • Education equivalent to Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Mathematics required. Possession of a Master’s Degree in Finance or Business Administration preferred. 
  • 0-5 years of work experience in financial planning and analysis demonstrating superior spreadsheet modeling and presentations skills along with robust knowledge of MS Excel. 
  • Experience with ERP systems required.
  • Demonstrates experience working cross functionally with other teams, sales and marketing is a plus. 
  • Demonstrates broad academic and practical understanding of finance concepts such as NPV, IRR, etc. Demonstrates the ability to develop productive relationships with senior management and peer groups within the business units. 


Stericycle currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick time, a 401(k) plan, and an employee stock purchase plan. Participation in some programs requires that employees be regularly scheduled to work a minimum number of hours and/or to have fulfilled a waiting period after they begin employment with Stericycle.


The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago