Senior Project Finance Analyst

Location
Reading, Berkshire (GB)
Salary
Competitive Salary + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted
28 Jan 2021
Closes
27 Feb 2021
Ref
R482
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Premier Research helps highly innovative bio-pharmaceutical and medical device companies transform life-changing ideas into reality. We take on the most challenging areas of study, with a special focus on unmet needs in such areas as analgesia, CNS, rare diseases, medical device and diagnostics, and pediatric research.

We’re looking for a Senior Project Finance Analyst to join our UK team.

ACCOUNTABILITY:

The Senior Project Finance Analyst:

  • Ensures that the key metrics and reports are provided to the project team to deliver the level of financial performance required for the project
  • Is responsible for providing advice for correct actions to improve performance.
  • Drives the financial performance of the project through accurate reporting and strong influencing skills with the project team
  • Takes the initiative to challenge the operation team that lead to decisions that will result in improved financial project performance.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

For the Financial success of the project:

  • Assists Project Managers and operational project team members with understanding project profitability and supports initiatives to drive improved margins including change order development, resourcing and timelines.
  • Challenges operational teams on decisions that will result in margin erosion or delay and identifies areas for improvement.
  • Ensures monthly reporting of revenue accurately reflects current status of project and highlights/explains variances from forecasts.
  • Forecasts monthly backlog for assigned projects and reviews in conjunction with resourcing forecasts to ensure projects are tracking according to budget expectations
  • Assists in communication of budget guidelines to operational team members so that clarity in scope is understood.
  • Actively assists in the management of customer requirements and expectations taking ownership of the client’s financial expectations.
  • Integral project team member actively participating in project team meetings
  • Reviews contract payment schedules and monitors cash flow over life of project.
  • Provide support to other project analysts
  • All other tasks as assigned

     

For commercial success:

  • Ensures that the key metrics and reports are provided to the project team to deliver the level of financial performance required for the project
  • Is responsible for providing advice for correct actions to improve performance.
  • Drives the financial performance of the project through accurate reporting and strong influencing skills with the project team
  • Takes the initiative to challenge the operation team that lead to decisions that will result in improved financial project performance.

     

Other

  • Mentors and supports other team members of the department as required
  • Participate in corporate initiatives and actions that ensure the continued success of the company
  • Other activities as designated

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