Mc Henry, Illinois


Principal Financial Analyst, Surgical & Wound Care


Medela is seeking a Principal Financial Analyst, Surgical & Wound Care to join our team. This individual will be responsible for business models seeking alignment with healthcare organization and the financial team. This position will work with internal and external customers establishing check and balances while acting as the primary finance resource for the Surgical and Wound Care division.



Founded in 1961 by Olle Larsson in Zug, Switzerland, Medela continues to grow under the ownership of the Larsson family. Medela exists to advance human health and wellbeing through knowledge-based and innovative human milk and medical vacuum solutions. In Medela we have two business segments, Human Milk and Healthcare. The common denominator for the two segments is the medical vacuum. We have developed and progressed our core competencies over the past 50 years and turned them into high quality and innovative products, in both segments.


Medela's US-based manufacturing and development facility is headquartered in McHenry, Illinois with an additional facility in Elgin, Illinois.


This position is located in McHenry, IL and is an onsite position.


What We Offer our Principal Financial Analyst, Surgical & Wound Care Candidate:

  • Excellent salary and bonus potential
  • Comprehensive benefits plan, which is affordable to our employees
  • 401K with match
  • Pension Plan
  • Generous PTO package, including paid holidays


Education and Critical Skills/Experience – Principal Financial Analyst, Surgical & Wound Care

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or a related field required
  • Minimum five years of experience as a financial or business analyst required
  • Proven experience in distilling large amounts of data into internal / external management information (KPI’s, dashboards, graphical representations, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities
  • Superior Excel skillset, business intelligence / relational database application experience - SQL, PowerBI, SFDC required; SAP ERP experience preferred.
  • Must be able to read, understand and communicate in English
  • Travel is 20-25%


Main Responsibilities – Principal Financial Analyst, Surgical & Wound Care

Financial Analysis:

  • Act as a primary Finance resource for Surgical & Wound Care
  • Maintain primary Finance relationship with Strategic Accounts
    • Sales & Contribution Statements
    • Key Drivers / KPIs including Install Base
    • Consignment Inventory Controls (audits)
  • Attend Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Report and Enhance Quarterly Business Review Reports, meeting minutes and action item completion
  • Responsible for budget and forecast development / coordination between Finance, Sales and Marketing
    • Sales & Contribution
    • Allowances / Incentives
    • Resource Investments / ROI
  • Provide reporting and support to Senior Executive Management
  • Provide business models period updates and reviews
  • Responsible for periodic pricing compliance and pricing updates (coordination with Sales Operations, Sales and Marketing)
  • Responsible for business case/opportunity development – 360 reviews of Medela and customer financial impacts; Tier Estimator Financial Assessment
  • Support Sales Force enablement                     
    • Commission Plan Development / Support
    • Territory Mapping
    • Opportunity Assessments – Products, Customers, etc.
    • Territory targeting / hospital ranking


Business Analytics:

  • Sales Funnel Analytics / AC Business Model Compliance and Metrics
  • S&OP Demand Plan Development, Supporting Analytics and Supply Plan Metrics review
  • Conduct market model reviews (Total Available Markets)


MEDELA Core Behaviors

Put the customer first.  Be solution oriented.  Take ownership.  Strive for excellence.  Work as a team.  Create engagement


As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, protected veteran status, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, HIV/AIDs status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity (transgender status), weight, height or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance. 493d186ba760&ProductType=OnlineApplicant&SubType=PG

Mc Henry, Illinois

Through advancing research, observing natural behavior, and listening to our customers, Medela turns science into care while nurturing health for generations. Medela supports millions of moms, babies, patients, and healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries all over the world. As the healthcare choice for more than 6 million hospitals and homes across the globe, Medela provides the leading research-based breast milk feeding and baby products, healthcare solutions for hospitals, and clinical education. A family-owned company, Medela has 20 subsidiaries in Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia, three production and warehouse facilities in Switzerland, the U.S and China and a worldwide distribution network in over 100 countries. With over 1,600 employees, Medela is dedicated to building better health outcomes, simplifying and improving life, and developing breakthroughs that help moms, babies and patients live their life to the fullest.

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