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Market Research And Financial Analyst

Cynet Systems
Richmond City, Virginia, United States
Closing date
Feb 12, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:

  • Conduct market research related to IT services and related pricing models.

  • Conduct quantitative and qualitative market research to identify market trends and opportunities.

  • Ability to conduct market research and connect content to pricing models.

  • Analyze large amounts of complex data to identify areas for negotiation and improvement of financial models.

  • Analyze current usage and consumption-related data to assist with the development and negotiation of competitive and scalable pricing models.

  • Coordinate with client finance, Data management tea,m and PowerBI team to develop automated reports related to the consumption of services.

  • Conduct return on investment and related financial calculations.

  • Assist with financial requirements development for new solicitations.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, and assist with the development of various scenarios to be used for financial evaluation, selection of suppliers, and strategic decision-making.

  • Conduct bi-annual financial health evaluations of suppliers by studying audited accounting statements, Dun & Bradstreet credit reports, and other publicly available financial information.

  • Develop effective reports, PowerPoint presentations, graphs, charts, and other visual aids to communicate financial findings and negotiation results to key stakeholders including leadership.

  • Assists with the strategic planning of solicitations, negotiations, and conducting lessons learned.

  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

  • Must have the aptitude to understand complex IT commodities to be able to conduct financial analysis, Total cost of ownership calculations, and articulate decision points.

  • Lead meetings with market research firms like Gartner, Infotech, and other companies to understand marketplace pricing and financial models. Conduct benchmarking for IT commodities.


  • Significant experience in complex data analysis, financial modeling, financial evaluations, Total cost of ownership calculations, and return on investment calculations in support of sourcing and procurement activities.

  • Report writing, requirements development, and management, knowledge of and skilled in project management; ability to develop PowerPoint presentations that condense complex financial findings into summarized yet effective slides; ability to work independently with limited supervision; ability to work with all levels of staff and the general public; ability to communicate effectively in both orally and in written form.

  • A bachelor s degree, preferably in business, information systems, finance, or a related field, or a combination of training and experience may substitute for a college degree.

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