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Principal Financial Analyst, Clinical Enterprise BU Finance

Job ID 69282BR Durham, North Carolina
Parexel has a great opportunity for a Principal Financial Analyst to join our Clinical Research Services Enterprise team. The Principal Financial Analyst is responsible for partnering with our Clinical Enterprise business unit to support the achievement of its operational and financial goals. The role requires the ability to review financial data in order to provide comprehensive and in-depth analysis to support their operational reviews. The Principal FA assists in the forecasting and budgeting process for the business unit. This role requires a high degree of professionalism and the ability to accomplish objectives with minimal supervision.

- Applies current financial and accounting standards, policies and controls, mitigates risk between business (service line) goals & accounting principles and controls
- Support annual SL budgeting process and financial forecasting process
- Provides accurate, transparent, and timely financial reporting of functional/operational P&L's and KPI's to support Service Line leadership in the decision-making process
- Translates results of analysis on Operational KPI's and Financial P&L's into valuable insights and actionable recommendations for SL leaders; Supplies ad hoc analysis as requested
- Maintain, produce and communicate a relevant and impactful set of operational metrics designed to support evaluation of financial performance consistent with the Service Line being managed
- As part of Business Unit Finance, build rapport with and understand/address needs of functional/business unit leadership
- Proactively engage and challenge business line or regional functional leadership to achieve financial and business goals; work closely with them to meet financial goals and influence financially sound decision making

Qualifications

Successful candidates for this role will possess:

Skills
- Prioritizes, sets expectations and works in an efficient and disciplined manner
- Thrives in a complex, fast-paced 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
- Interpersonal skills
- Strong command of the English language, both written and verbal

Education & Experience
- BA in Finance or Accounting or relevant experience required
- Relevant and progressive Finance roles with strong analytical and partnering track record

EEO Disclaimer

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

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