• Senior Pricing Analyst

    Job Locations US-IA-Des Moines
    Req No.
    2018-2935
    Category
    Professional
    Type
    Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    CO-OP Financial Services is bringing digital transformation to the credit union movement. We’re creating innovative technology solutions that help not-for-profit credit unions best serve their members and compete with the big banks.  As a result, our world-class team is growing faster than ever! If you’re passionate about technology and want to be part of a purpose-driven organization, this is an exciting opportunity to provide real value and help shape the future of human-centered financial services.

     

    We are seeking a talented Senior Pricing Analyst to provide strategic pricing guidance to the business to allow continued profitable growth. Responsible for the generation of price proposals and development of pricing tools and analytics.       

    What You Can Look Forward to

    • Provides pricing guidance for renewals and net new deals, with a goal of maximizing profit margin while respecting competitive pressures.
    • Partners with Business Development to generate price proposals for renewals and net new sales.
    • Leads development and implementation of pricing strategies that help CO-OP meet financial and overall company goals.
    • Acts as lead liaison with Business Development as an expert on pricing and related costs.
    • Collects, validates, and maintains internal and external market pricing data.
    • Develops and maintains data-rich pricing analytics to support product and price strategy.
    • Leads maintenance of master product list.
    • Develops, maintains, and distributes dashboards and reports to update relevant stakeholders on price proposal status and impact.
    • Forecasts the impact of deconversions, renewals, and net new sales.
    • Partners with others in Finance to provide inputs for forecasting and budgeting.
    • Generates actionable insight from pricing data to provide management decision support.
    • Reviews pricing workflow and implements efficiency opportunities.
    • Administers pricing tools and systems.
    • Mentors and trains Pricing Analysts and Pricing Specialists.

    What You’ll Need to Succeed

    • Four year degree in business, finance, accounting, economics or related field.
    • Minimum of 4 years related financial analysis and complex modeling/data analysis work.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as presentation skills.
    • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to work independently (e.g., with less structure) and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • Exceptional analytics and financial modeling abilities.
    • Ability to convey information to all levels of the organization in a clear, focused, and concise manner.
    • Ability to clearly and effectively understand and teach complex concepts to a variety of audiences.
    • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities.
    • Ability to work both independently and as a member of cross-functional teams in a fast-paced, demanding business environment.
    • Ability to work independently (e.g., with less structure) and relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
    • Self-starter with strong work ethic, enthusiasm and ability to energize others.
    • Ability to implement new ideas and influence others to produce better decisions.
    • Knowledge of CO-OP products and overall payment industry trends.
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel.

    Why Join CO-OP?

    Get ready to be part of the exciting, ever-evolving and growing credit union movement!  As a CO-OP employee, you’ll have a chance to directly impact the access of financial opportunities to individuals and communities – and you’ll help drive the future of fintech at an energetic organization where contributions are valued, and innovation is championed.   

     

    With more than 35 years of industry leadership, CO-OP Financial Services is the largest, most comprehensive credit union service organization in the nation.  CO-OP serves as THE credit union technology engine, bringing payments solutions, engagement services and strategic counsel to help credit unions optimize member experiences to consistently provide seamless, personalized multi-channel offerings, while delivering secure, sophisticated fraud mitigation service.

     

    CO-OP serves more than 3,000 client credit unions, with 60 million debit and credit cardholders, nearly 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs and more than 5,600 shared branches nationwide. Our vast technological ecosystem facilitates more than 6.5 billion transactions every year and equips credit unions of all sizes to deepen member engagement and prosper in the fast-paced world of fintech.

    The Perks

    • Fun, challenging and, collaborative work environment with passionate colleagues that care deeply about the intersection of technology and human-centered financial services.
    • Health benefits – medical, dental, & vision plus wellness programs and gym reimbursements.
    • 401K with generous company match.
    • Tuition reimbursement.

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