Financial Analyst *Entry level, 6-month role with possibility of extension *Seeking recent grad ideally; BA with 0 years experience okay *Will be trained to do clinical trial accruals *At least a month of close on-the-job training *Opportunity for growth in strategy/business development eventually
OBJECTIVE: Provide financial planning and analysis support to Therapeutic Area Units, with a focus on clinical trials (therapeutic area: gastrointestinal) Monitor, report and analyze TAU R&D expenses in order to make the best use of the budget Provide systems and analytical support to the TAU Support team to ensure effective and efficient provision of finance support services to TAU leadership
ACCOUNTABILITIES: Support Clinical Trial Finance group with budgeting, reporting, variance analysis, and business partner requests Contribute to the monthly close process by reviewing clinical study modeling inputs and related accruals Ensure the accuracy of project spend tracking mechanisms Ensure proper compliance with accrual methodology, budgeting/reporting processes, tools and policies/procedures standards within R&D Finance Provide reporting and analytical support for reviews of Project Teams' direct spend budgets vs. plan and vs. actuals Work with colleagues in Line Finance and Accounting to forecast and track alliance cost-sharing Provide support to IT projects that are related to TAU Support
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS: Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in finance, business, economics required (accounting okay but not needed) 1-2 years of work in financial reporting or financial planning or strategic planning preferred but not needed Understanding of financial analysis methods, tools (SAP, IBM TM1, MS Excel) and concepts to perform analyses Knowledge and experience in R&D area preferred but not needed - desire to work in pharma is all that is needed Skills: Strategic vision ability to recognize, forecast and communicate events, which may impact the business Communication ability to communicate ideas and data both verbally and written in a persuasive and appropriate manner, including running meetings and preparing presentations Analytical ability to determine methods and types of analyses to be performed to address a business question and to analyze a wide variety of data in order to make informed decisions Teamwork ability to foster good working relationships among team members, and work effectively in and contribute to a team environment Associated topics: analyst, analyze, examiner, financial analyst, financial reporting analyst, guidance, investment analytics, investment fund, legal, refinement
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