QuintilesIMS Project Financial Analyst 2 in Marietta, Georgia



Provide project financial support and direction to project managers, ensuring project financials are properly monitored and managed throughout the life of the study.


  • Conduct monthly review and analysis of assigned projects to determine if there are any budgetary risks. Review actual revenue performance against projections and communicate variances.

  • Prepare a monthly/quarterly report providing a status update on the following key areas: actual revenue vs. budget, over budget activity, unbilled transactions, accounts receivable, and budget revisions/change orders.

  • Coordinate with other members of the global finance team on PeopleSoft specific actions required to address risks/challenges uncovered in the review of project finances.

  • Provide appropriate training and support to Project Managers to ensure they have a clear understanding of the project’s financial position and clearly communicate the status to the client.

  • Support Project Managers with financial related customer requests/queries.

  • Ensure budget reviews are completed in a timely manner throughout the project life cycle (study launch, completion of enrolment, protocol amendments, and 50% complete).

  • Review budget revisions before they are sent to clients to ensure they look reasonable, capture all billed & unbilled items and the budget is sufficient until the predicted end of the study.

  • Review/Analyze global backlog phasing monthly to ensure any material changes are captured. Confirm the current years backlog phasing is reasonable.

  • Support any ad hoc requests as requested.


-Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of project finance experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Knowledge of revenue recognition, variance analysis, cash flow management, and project revenue forecasting

  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft Project preferred

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (intermediate-level Excel skills)

  • Technical accounting skills

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify financial issues and execute mitigating actions

  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients

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