Share this Job

Go Back

Clinical Financial Analyst Location:Lexington, MA

2017-08-17 23:18:42
Job Type: Full Time only
Budget $: 100,000 - 200,000

Job Description


  • Assists in the preparation of and manages Clinical Operations budgets and provides visibility to financial targets
  • Participates in the monthly closing process, including validation of project accruals, fees and services accruals, journal entry booking and preparation of various account analyses; Prepares monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provides monthly commentary to explain variances between actual results and budgets/forecasts; Tracks and analyzes spending for all projects to ensure adherence to latest forecast
  • Develops, maintains and publishes monthly reports summarizing the performance of each clinical trial
  • Works directly with the Clinical Operations vendor management function reviewing, applying and reconciling all vendor budgets, milestone allocations, and change orders/out of scope expenses
  • Monitor assigned areas for process improvement to ensure efficiency
  • Prepare and provide documentation for external and internal auditors on a timely basis
  • Special projects and other tasks as assigned


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting
  • Minimum 5 years of experience preferably in the Life science / Pharmaceutical or biotech industry with clinical trial forecasting and accounting a must
  • Broad knowledge of accounting principles
  • Internal controls (SOX) understanding
  • Experience with large ERP systems, Oracle preferred
  • Ability to follow instructions for multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both written and oral) skills
  • Strong attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point, especially Excel, including V look ups and pivot tables)

Key Skills: