Director, Finance

Parexel International Corporation

Durham, North Carolina

Parexel has an excellent opportunity for a Director Finance to join our global organization and work with our IT department as a business partner to achieve results.

Accountability Supporting Activities

Financial Analysis

• Translates results of analysis on Operational KPI's and Financial P&L's into valuable insights and actionable recommendations for BU leaders; Identifies ad hoc analysis opportunities as required

• Accounting & Control

• Applies current financial and accounting standards, policies and controls, mitigates risk between business unit/functional financial goals & accounting principals and controls

Business Decision Support

• Provides accurate, transparent, and timely financial reporting of functional/operational P&L's and KPI's to support Business Unit/Functional leadership in the decision making process; Clearly articulate financial implications of business decisions to assist in the proactive management of profitability, costs, efficiencies and resources, and provide impact analysis on revenue, costs and metrics; Adapts approach as necessary to deal with uncertainty and change

• Demonstrates deeper understanding of Parexel business, impact of industry trends and partner's priorities and acts as a co-pilot to guide them through financial and business decisions

• Leads opportunities to optimize performance at BU/Functional level through on-going assessment of functional cost, KPIs and Operational P&L's

Project/Portfolio Partnership

SBU Partnering

• Lead annual BU/Functional budgeting process and financial forecasting process (8x per year)

• Challenge staffing plans, monitor resource/utilization levels and suggest opportunities to positively impact BU/Functional margin

• Drive process and system improvement opportunities by leading in change initiatives at BU Finance &/or BU Operational level

• As part of Business Unit Finance, build rapport with and understand/address needs of functional/business unit leadership

• Proactively engage and challenge business unit and global functional leadership to achieve financial and business goals; work closely with them to meet financial goals and influence financially sound decision making


QualificationsQualified candidates will possess:10+ years Finance experience in Finance FP&A and/or SGA type roleBusiness partnership experienceManage/produce a budget, flux analysis, resource management, etc.Strong analytical and technical skills, particularly in Microsoft Office Suite. Strong Database skills in Oracle and Hyperion is a plusEEO DisclaimerParexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

2022-04-26 00:05:32

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