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Associate Director, Commercial Finance

United States of America, Remote Additional Locations: Remote - United States of America Job ID R0000023769 Category Finance
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About this 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.

Job Title:

Associate Director, Commercial Finance

Job Introduction:

At Parexel, we are a leading Clinical Research Organization company specializing in delivering life-changing medicines to patients. We are seeking an Associate Director, Commercial Finance. The Associate Director of Commercial Finance is expected to lead a team focused on activities that are of the highest value for improving Parexel’s market position.  In doing so, the Associate Director of Commercial Finance will serve as a partner and direct point of contact to a specific customer or set of customers as well as establish standards and policies for Commercial analytics and decision support across Parexel.

Who we are looking for:

Driven individuals with proven experience working as an Associate Director, Commercial Finance or in a similar role. Who are passionate and knowledgeable in the overall financial management of contract types and will be critical to understand each of the assigned client's portfolio nuances in order to drive additional profit. They must be able to examine a client or multiple clients and make the best decisions for Parexel.  That possess excellent problem-solving and analytical skills while demonstrating impeccable communication skills.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with Proposals & Contracts and Account Leads on the development of financial analysis for proposals.
  • Leverage understanding of the business context to synthesize financial and operational data into meaningful business insights that highlight performance, risk, and opportunities.  Outline ways to improvement results to Commercial leadership.
  • Interpret and evaluate financial and non-financial analysis to support account leaders (ALs) and Client Delivery Directors (CDDs) in client and portfolio decision making process; clearly articulate financial implications of business decisions / choices and provide retrospective analysis as well as drive forward looking actions at account level (large key accounts).
  • Partner with SBU / AL leadership to identify new / refine existing best practices in Project Financial Excellence and directly communicate with them to key stakeholders across the organization.

Additional details:

Relevant level of progressive Finance and Management leadership roles with strong analytical and partnering track record. Ideal candidate has both strong financial and clinical development expertise, usually gained with 10+ years of experience.  Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office such as Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint, Word. Excellent verbal & written communication skills as well as presentation skills. Highly motivated, self-starting individual who can see the big picture. BA in Finance or Accounting; MA in Finance or MBA, or equivalent experience required.

Why join us:

Opportunity to work on innovative projects at the forefront of the industry.

Collaborative and inclusive work environment that values your expertise.

Professional advancement and development opportunities.

Work life balance and flexible working hours.

Parexel US Benefits:

  • 4Health, 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:

About 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.  Each of us, no matter what we do at Parexel, contributes to the development of a therapy that ultimately will benefit a patient. We take our work personally, we do it with empathy, and we're committed to making a difference.

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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.

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