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Finance Analyst-142827

Company: PPD
Location: Europe, Middle East & Africa-UK-England-Cambridge
Reference: 142827
Closing Date: 24 Dec 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

  Job Title: Finance Analyst Job location: Cambridge, UK Salary: £27,000 to £30,500 p/a   PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. ...

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  Job Title: Finance Analyst Job location: Cambridge, UK Salary: £27,000 to £30,500 p/a   PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 47 countries and approximately 20,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health.    The Finance Analyst collaborates with finance, operational management, and cross functional teams to help drive financial decisions that improve PPDs competitive position and profitability. The analyst is expected to work with finance teams to identify problems and develop solutions through data driven analysis. The analyst drives cost efficiencies wherever possible and serves as finance partner for business units                 The position will also assist with the monthly close and forecasting process. Variance analysis and forecasting of financial data is an integral part of this position. The analyst will aid in the development of the annual operating plan for operational units.

Qualifications

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 2 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and/or analytical experience including delivery of forecasting, budgeting, variance analysis and data interpretation.
  • Experience working in an international business
  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Solid understanding of Accounting/Financial principles.
  • Ability to interpret financial and operational data to make recommendations on business direction
  • Comfortable working on own initiative, using judgement to make decisions within defined procedures and practices
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to interact with, and present to, senior business leaders
  • Strong organisational and project administration skills
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel (pivot table, V lookup, advanced formulas)
  • Knowledge of TM1 and/or Cognos BI would be an advantage
  Applications for this position will close on the 1st December 2017

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Contact Information:

Address:  PPD Cambridge
Granta Park
Great Abington
Cambridge

CB21 6GQ
England
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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