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Clinical Budgeting and Finance, Associate II

Foster City, CA 94404

Posted: 02/02/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 534329 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Job Description
Pay Rate Range: $35.60-45.60/hr
  • Provides operational support for a wide spectrum of financial activities performed by Clinical Budgeting and Finance team
  • Completes responsibilities in a timely, organized way. Identifies issues/problems and provides customary recommendations for solutions
  • Works on diverse business problems that require financial analysis with only general instructions from more senior individuals in department
  • Assists clinical teams and interdepartmental functional groups in contract and PO reporting and resolving financial issues as they relate to vendor contracts
  • Able to read/understand contract budgets and financial terms and apply them in review of invoices
  • Has frequent contact with external customers regarding invoice-related issues and internal cross-functional collaboration
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to performs routine work without detailed instructions
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the use of complex budgeting & forecasting database tools
  • Assists in the development of spreadsheets, data analytics, visualizations and tracking tools based on requests for information and analysis from the senior staff
  • Demonstrates ability to work under pressure with rapid and accurate turn-around timelines, especially while managing multiple, constantly changing priorities
  • Demonstrates a general knowledge and understanding of accepted accounting procedures
  • Collaborates well with members of clinical operations, legal, and corporate finance teams

  • Support a wide spectrum of financial activities for multi-phase clinical studies including assistance with supplier contract financial terms validations, vendor management, accrual confirmations and variance analysis, budget reviews and maintenance
  • Perform high volume of financial activities with clinical service providers (CRO, Specialty Labs, Imaging, Biomarkers, etc.) which requires strong attention to detail, a high level of organization, and aptitude to understand and utilize multiple financial systems and tools
  • Investigate payment issues, work with Purchasing & Accounts Payable partners on escalated issues, delays, and discrepancies resolution
  • Manage review and approval process for a high volume of invoices across multiple therapeutic areas

Minimum Requirements:
  • BA/BS in relevant discipline; 4 years of experience in biotech/pharma

Strongly preferred skill set:
  • Advanced level of Excel
  • Oracle or other major ERP platforms
  • Ability to be productive in a fast-paced environment and adapt quickly to frequent changes
  • Candidate with strong analytical and critical thinking abilities will succeed in this position
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