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Senior Procurement Financial Analyst


Northbrook, IL, US, 60062

Job Description

Stepan Company is hiring a Senior Procurement Financial Analyst for our Northbrook, IL office.
Responsibilities include:

  • Provide global spend analytics ($2+ billion) to Procurement, Business and Supply Chain stakeholders for both direct and indirect spend categories. Analysis to be made available by business, region, country, and site. Support provision of spend analytics for procurement conferences, supplier meetings and enabling sourcing strategy revision and development, working in collaboration with Commodity Managers.
  • Maintain and update monthly collection, reporting, and communication of market intelligence and indices on key feedstocks (i.e. Lauric Oils, Crude Oil, Ethylene, and Propylene). Manage the process of identifying and tracking these key feedstocks. Present graphic analytics of feedstock pricing and economic trends.
  • Oversee and coordinate the collection and reporting of Global Direct Materials procurement forecasting.
  • Assist the Procurement Financial Analysis Manager in owning and improving the Procurement iSave tool that tracks global procurement team value delivered to the Business and Supply Chain.
  • Control day-to-day global use of Zycus tool across the Company.


3-5 years experience
Experience in using Microsoft Office Suite of programs especially Excel
Experience in using Zycus preferred
Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; can attend to a broader range of activities.
Is able to timely and clearly communicate in a variety of settings and styles.
Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; pushes self and others for results.





Bachelors Degree Required
Masters Degree Preferred
CPA Preferred



Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.


We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.





Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for 88 years. Today, Stepan is a $2 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,200 employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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