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Business Operations Analyst

Nutley, NJ 07110

Posted: 12/30/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Business Analyst Job Number: 537204 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Target PR Range: 30-50, depending on exp

This position is responsible for supporting budget management life cycle with reporting and analysis for OBG. Participates on business analysis and process improvement teams as needed. Also provides contract tracking and reconciliation support. Work with business group to understand project priorities and proactively engage with groups to achieve objectives.
Job Summary

• The Business Operations Analyst will Assist Business Operations in the day-to-day budget management for Clinical Development including creating, managing, reconciling, and reporting Clinical Development budget including study budgets. Clinical Development budget responsibility is focused primarily on coordination with the functional study teams.

Essential Functions
• Budget planning, reporting, and analysis focusing primarily on Clinical Development (CD. This may require working with both the Finance department and various functions to enable both annual and quarterly updates.
• Support and attend all financial meetings, Latest Estimates, Forecasting, and Budget Planning for both the US Clinical Development team. Support CD teams, answer/assisting finding resolutions to budget/financial questions.
• Manage contract tracking and reconciliation in appropriate software systems. As needed, manage Clinical Development studies/projects close out activities of tracked contracts.
• Support budget management and financial systems/digital transformation initiatives that impact Clinical Development. Make necessary changes/updates to align forecasts with actual budgets. Provide notations for tracking purposes where appropriate.
• Data Entry of financial information into Portfolio Planning Management System
• Oversight and management of total budget spreadsheets, including the creation of a user guide for excel file and budget process and updates (includes responsibility for improving and maintaining an excel spreadsheet, or the possible adoption of a new system).
• Coordinate Fair Market Value benchmark process between study managers and vendor. Process final benchmark internally for study team approval.
• Create and edit reports and presentations including budget related status updates. Create training decks for business processes as related to this position.
• Participate in finance process and assist in training new hires in project management tool
• Day-to-day management, support, and other budget related deliverables for financial operations and CD, as needed.


• B.S. or B.A. degree
• 4 years Pharma Industry experience. Financial planning, budgeting and analysis or accounting related experience required
• Familiar with resource planning/forecasting
• Self-starter with the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize work
• Demonstrated ability to question and investigate data anomalies and follow through to resolution.
• Thorough, conscientious, and attentive to detail with focus on accuracy and precision
• Ability to work in a virtual setting/across time-zones, (i.e., making effective use of communication tools (TEAMS, and video conferencing, etc.).
• Proactive approach in anticipating the needs of our team
• Strong proficiency in Excel; proficient in other MS Office and other technology tools:
• Working knowledge of Project Management
• Role may also have dotted line reporting into Medical Affairs Program Management
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