Finance Analyst, Risk & Program Management

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Updated: November 17, 2021
Location: Morrisville, NC, United States
Job ID: 136380


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Overview

You’re driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.

You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn’t cut it – you’ve got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you’re known for your good nature. You’ll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

 

Responsibilities

The Finance Analyst prepares, reconciles, analyzes and reports PMO revenue, contracts, projects, and associated metrics. Produces financial and other business analyses, interpretation, and investigation of data for operations for assigned projects and contracts.  Ensures all reporting activities are accurate and prepared within established timelines.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares monthly project level actual versus budget/forecast variance analysis as well as monthly 
  • Coordinates monthly forecasting
  • Creates and maintains Purchase Orders (POs) for PMO 3rd party vendors in Great Plains (GP)
  • Supports audits of assigned programs
  • Meets established deadlines
  • Serves as a key contact point for interpretation and investigation of financial results in assigned area
  • Runs project level reports in order to assist in the investigation of anomalies and unusual trends
  • Reviews executed Work Orders and Change Orders
  • Attends project meetings as applicable to support assigned areas; attends project kick-off meetings to capture and process relevant data for set up of newly awarded projects in financial systems and reporting schedules
  • Executes miscellaneous projects such as assessing changes to processes; assisting in new system implementations and testing; analyzing unique financial anomalies; supports PMO Finance continuous improvement initiatives
  • Provides basic financial insights
  • Monitors the overall health of assigned projects
  • Execute responsibilities with periodic oversight and occasional support while maintaining high quality and productivity

Job Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, related field, or equivalent experience
  • Project accounting experience in professional services preferred
  • 3+ years of related finance experience required
  • Demonstrated competency at thoughtful analysis and problem solving
  • Experience and proficiency with corporate accounting systems/software
  • Intermediate to Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word (intermediate), Excel (advanced), PowerPoint (intermediate), Access (intermediate))
  • Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy, organizational, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.
  • Excellent financial, communication, and interpersonal skills are as well as a high level of personal motivation to achieve
  • Demonstrated ability to work with confidential and sensitive data
  • Ability to perform several tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re a part of the big picture. We work hand in hand to guide pre-market development through post-market commercial strategy. Knowledge sharing across advisory groups unlocks the innovation and unique strategies our end-to-end commercialization projects require. Our collaborative mindset means every project is a chance to solve a new challenge, learn from your teammates, become better-rounded, and evolve your career.


WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate biopharmaceutical commercialization?

Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)


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