Financial Analyst

  • location: Cambridge, MA
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $28 - $33 per hour
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Financial Analyst

Financial Analyst at a Global Biotech/Pharma Cambridge, MA
Contract: 10+ month contract position

-Provide financial planning and analysis support to Therapeutic Area Units, with a focus on clinical trials
-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

??? 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

Working hours: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Education and Experience:
-Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or business required
-1-3 years of work in financial reporting or financial planning or strategic planning
-Understanding of financial analysis methods, tools (SAP, IBM TM1, MS Excel) and concepts to perform analyses
-Knowledge and experience in R&D area preferred

???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

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