Senior Project Finance Analyst

Recruiter
Premier Research
Location
Reading
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
25 Feb 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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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