Insulet Corporation

  • Sr. Financial Analyst

    Job Locations US-MA-Acton | US-MA-Acton
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/10/2019 8:26 AM)
    Accounting / Finance
  • Position Summary

    This highly visible role supports new high-speed manufacturing operations and reports directly to the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis.  The primary responsibilities are centered on the partnership between finance and operations to provide sound analytical support for key decision making.  Primary responsibilities include preparing and reviewing monthly management reports, department forecast and budgets, variance/trend analysis for KPI’s, special analysis related to product R&D / Manufacturing initiatives, analyzing trends and internal investment analysis.


    The ideal candidate must possess strong communication skills and demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a key cross-functional role, expert Excel-based modeling and analytical skills as well as an ability to contribute creative, yet practical solutions to problems.  Experience with Host Analytics is preferred.


    • Assist in the preparation and consolidation of the organization’s global annual operating plan, forecast and midyear reforecast process.
    • Prepare and deliver a monthly financial reporting package which includes insightful analysis of variances and trends of key performance indicators required to drive our business.
    • Develop and analyze project-based spending plans for new product development efforts.
    • Assist other managers within G&A and Operations by preparing and monitoring department budget & analytics which includes maintaining budget templates, monthly reporting of expenditures and communicating results to management.
    • Recommend and implement processes to streamline and continuously improve our current management reporting/analytics to appropriately raise awareness and drive corrective actions.
    • Incorporate the company’s new Host Analytics reporting tool into the budget and forecast process.
    • Assist in the development of multi-year financial models as needed.
    • Engage and lead ad hoc projects/analysis as needed.
    • Provide analyses of data directly to the Director, Financial Planning & Analysis, senior management of operations, or CFO as requested.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Education and Experience

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA preferred and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 5-7 years of experience in financial analysis or accounting.
    • Ideal candidate has experience working for a public company, with manufacturing background, health or medical device industry is highly desirable.
    • Minimum of 5 years prior experience managing and preparing budgets/forecasts for mid-large corporate entities with multiple legal entities/departments.           


    Preferred Skills/Competencies:

    • Ability to work independently with a sense of urgency and a keen awareness to drive efficiencies through standardizing and automating routine processes.
    • Strong organizational, analytical, and communication skills (both verbally & written) and able to work effectively in a cross-functional role.
    • Solid problem solving skills and a willingness to engage with others in the organization to seek out the right answer.
    • Ability to organize and make sense out of large quantities of data to clearly identify trends, detect errors, and prepare financial reports.
    • Must have the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure meet deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Demonstrated abilities developing Excel-based spreadsheet templates and complex financial models.
    • Expert knowledge of Excel is a must (able to build dynamic financial models, use pivot-tables, vlook-up formulas, advanced Excel formulas, etc.).
    • Experience using PowerPoint to prepare financial presentation content.
    • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics AX or similar (Oracle, SAP, etc.).
    • Experience with Host Analytics is preferred.

    Physical Requirements:



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