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Financial Analyst II

Parexel International Corporation

United States of America, Remote

Do you want to make an impact in your next role? Parexel is looking for changemakers who are driven by curiosity, passion, and optimism. Come join us in keeping the Patient at the Heart of Everything We do.

The Financial Analyst II is expected to establish themselves as a “co-pilot”, along with the Project Leader (PL), in steering a set of projects to their targeted financial goals (e.g. revenue, profitability, cash flow, etc.). The FA II does this by applying a deep understanding of the project economics and profitability drivers, translating them into operational actions, and proactively advising the PL on how to influence critical operational levers in order to positively impact project financials.

Job Purpose:

The FA II in the Project Finance organization influences Parexel business growth and profitability through financial leadership of defined projects, becomes known as the "go-to" person for broader Finance understanding or insight into defined projects and relevant project portfolios. He/she interacts directly with project and portfolio leaders, assist with project and client strategy, supports project decision making.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide accurate, transparent, and timely financial analysis to support project leadership in project decision making process; clearly articulate financial implications of business decisions / choices and provide retrospective analysis as well as drive forward looking actions on simple to complex project / contract types.
  • For simple and complex projects and/or contract types facilitate the monthly revenue cycle and drive the project analysis requirements, including a review of units, forecast, unit prices, and revenue recognition.
  • Provide updates on financial status for assigned projects and create information in response to any client financial reporting needs for assigned projects in the area of project reporting, forecasting, or transactional details for the projects within the portfolio.
  • Leverage understanding of the business context to synthesize financial and operational data into meaningful business insights that highlight performance, risk, and opportunities at project level. For simpler and complex projects, actively monitor the balance sheet positions of projects within the portfolio. Initiate action as needed with project teams to keep balances current, improving DSO and cash flow.
  • Put steps in place with project teams to ensure pass-throughs are managed within project budgets, including appropriate to trigger change in scope as needed.
  • Maintain, produce and communicate a relevant and impactful set of project and operational metrics designed to support evaluation of financial performance consistent with the project and contract types being managed. In partnership with PLs and project teams, prepare and conduct a monthly project review of performance, operational status, and outlook. The review will focus on revenue forecast, labor and margin, billing status, assumptions, special contract items. The review should capture potential improvement opportunities and actions will be taken.
  • Review and challenge labor assumptions on assigned projects, both volume and mix.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Prioritizes, sets expectations and works in an efficient manner
  • Thrives in a complex, fast-paced, matrix environment
  • Strong experience with Excel and PowerPoint applications; experience with financial performance systems (e.g., Hyperion)
  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail
  • Exceptional Interpersonal skills
  • Strong command of the English language, both written and verbal

Education:

  • BA in Finance or Accounting, or relevant experience preferred

Parexel Benefits:

  • Health, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation/Holiday/Sick Time
  • Flexible Spending & Health Savings Accounts
  • Work/Life Balance
  • 401(k) with Company match
  • Pet Insurance

Full list of benefits available here: US Benefits | Parexel International

At Parexel we embrace flexibility and understand that in today’s fast-paced world, employees need to balance their careers with their personal lives. Come join us where learning is constant, you’re exposed to a world of experiences and open doors.

EEO Disclaimer

Parexel is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the United States includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job posted: 2023-06-02

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