Finance Manager

Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
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CO-OP Financial Services provides technically superior products and services to financial institutions across the nation. We are seeking a talented Finance Manager to be responsible for providing financial analysis, reporting, and modeling for core products. Responsible for the day-to-day oversight, resource management, and long term planning for the finance team.



  • Participate in the development of the budget and forecast process ensuring assumptions used are consistent and reasonable across the enterprise.
  • Forecast revenue and cost of assigned products on a monthly basis including forecasting the impact of business drivers.
  • Compile monthly management reports and provide explanations for actual vs forecast variances.
  • Perform financial analysis on a monthly basis to identify variances, determine the reason for the variances, and implement model enhancements to reduce future variances.
  • Enhance forecast models to better predicate results based on historical trends and known assumptions.
  • Lead development and implementation of pricing strategies that help CO-OP meet financial and overall company goals.
  • Partner with Product owners providing pricing expertise and exceptional client service.
  • Manage development, maintenance, and distribution of dashboards and reports.
  • Partner with others in Finance to provide data for pricing, forecasting, and reporting.
  • Participate and contribute to Finance leadership discussions, planning, and decision making.
  • Provide day-to-day and long-term oversight and guidance to Financial Analyst team.
  • Hire, lead and develop high performing team members consistent with the values of the organization.
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting to Management.
  • Perform other dutes as assigned 




  • Masters level degree or other related certification (CPA, CMA, etc.).
  • Experience in payment or financial services product price/cost analysis.
  • Experience with modern pricing software solutions.
  • Four year degree in business, finance, accounting, economics or related field.
  • 6-10 years related financial analysis and complex modeling/data analysis work required.
  • 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience in product and client pricing.
  • Experience leading a high-performing team in a fast-paced, demanding business environment
  • Demonstrated past career progression and desire for future career growth.
  • Excellent leadership and influencing skills.
  • Strong coaching, mentorship, and teaching skills.
  • Strong people selection and development skills, with a passion for team building and helping others succeed.
  • Ability to influence, direct, and motivate others in solving complex, challenging problems.
  • Exceptional organization skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects, tasks, and resources simultaneously.
  • Ability to delegate tasks as necessary. Exceptional analytics and financial modeling abilities.
  • Knowledge of CO-OP products and overall payment industry trends.
  • Knowledge of modern business intelligence and data-heavy analytics tools and techniques.
  • Expert Microsoft Excel and strong Microsoft Access knowledge.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as presentation skills. 

If you are a highly motivated, team oriented, and would enjoy the diversity of challenges and opportunities please submit your resume and cover letter.

About Us


CO-OP Financial Services is the technology engine that provides access and convenience for credit unions. With over 35 years of credit union service, CO-OP connects credit union members to their accounts through Debit, Credit, ATM, Shared Branching, Member Interaction Services, Mobile, Virtual, and Bill Pay services. CO-OP serves a total of 3,500 member credit unions, 50 million cardholders, 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, and more than 5,500 shared branches. Handling three billion-plus annual transactions, CO-OP is the nation’s largest credit union service organization—offering resources that enable deeper member engagement to help credit unions prosper.



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