Associate/ Operations Finance Analyst, Cambridge UK

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

GB-Cambridge-Cambridge GB Granta Park1


Submission for the position: Associate/ Operations Finance Analyst, Cambridge UK - (Job Number: 178672)PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.

Our colleagues in corporate strive for excellence in every task, at every moment. We are game changers seeking improvements to processes and more efficient ways of working or adapting to changing financial and industry environments.

As an Operations Finance Analyst, you will contribute to the achievement of financial and business objectives through accurate and timely reporting of revenue and costs for an assigned portfolio of projects.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Summarized Purpose:

Contributes to the achievement of financial and business objectives through accurate and timely reporting of revenue and costs for assigned portfolio of projects. Works cross-functionally with operations, contracts and proposals, and finance throughout the project lifecycle.

Essential Functions:

Administers the daily financial management of project portfolio consisting of single service contracts and/or tactical accounts.

Identifies issues related to contract modifications, contract values, and contract deliverables.

Performs analysis of budget to actual data on monthly, quarterly, and annual bases and for revenue calculations and forecasting.

Analyzes cost assignments, ensuring that all assigned projects adhere to accepted cost accounting standards.

Performs regular profitability and cash flow analysis on assigned projects.

Performs reconciliations of costs and revenues recognized for assigned projects.

Tracks and maintains project information and budgets within the project accounting system.

Coordinates with support staff to ensure sponsors are invoiced in a timely and accurate manner.

PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.

Our colleagues in corporate strive for excellence in every task, at every moment. We are game changers seeking improvements to processes and more efficient ways of working or adapting to changing financial and industry environments.

As an Operations Finance Analyst, you will contribute to the achievement of financial and business objectives through accurate and timely reporting of revenue and costs for an assigned portfolio of projects.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Summarized Purpose:

Contributes to the achievement of financial and business objectives through accurate and timely reporting of revenue and costs for assigned portfolio of projects. Works cross-functionally with operations, contracts and proposals, and finance throughout the project lifecycle.

Essential Functions:

Administers the daily financial management of project portfolio consisting of single service contracts and/or tactical accounts.

Identifies issues related to contract modifications, contract values, and contract deliverables.

Performs analysis of budget to actual data on monthly, quarterly, and annual bases and for revenue calculations and forecasting.

Analyzes cost assignments, ensuring that all assigned projects adhere to accepted cost accounting standards.

Performs regular profitability and cash flow analysis on assigned projects.

Performs reconciliations of costs and revenues recognized for assigned projects.

Tracks and maintains project information and budgets within the project accounting system.

Coordinates with support staff to ensure sponsors are invoiced in a timely and accurate manner.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Years of experience refers to typical years of related experience needed to gain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Years of experience are not to be used as the only determining factor in establishing the job class or making employment selection decisions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to function as an effective and respected partner to internal clients

Ability to be analytical and handle data effectively

Confidence to handle sensitive information and make sound recommendations

Ability to juggle multiple tasks while still delivering high quality results

Good analytical and quantitative skills and ability to handle data effectively

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong organizational and project administration skills

High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentation of data

Solid understanding of accounting/financial principles and regulations/legal requirements

Working Environment:

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.

Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.)

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Years of experience refers to typical years of related experience needed to gain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Years of experience are not to be used as the only determining factor in establishing the job class or making employment selection decisions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Ability to function as an effective and respected partner to internal clients

Ability to be analytical and handle data effectively

Confidence to handle sensitive information and make sound recommendations

Ability to juggle multiple tasks while still delivering high quality results

Good analytical and quantitative skills and ability to handle data effectively

Strong written and oral communication skills

Strong organizational and project administration skills

High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentation of data

Solid understanding of accounting/financial principles and regulations/legal requirements

Working Environment:

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.

Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.)

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you

Submission for the position: Associate/ Operations Finance Analyst, Cambridge UK - (Job Number: 178672)


2020-11-19 00:00:00


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