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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