2024 Intern - Finance Systems

Req ID #:  220373


For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

Support key enterprise applications by collaborating with the Financial Systems Analyst. Administer certain finance systems to ensure functionality and uptime for user groups. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  
⦁    Assist with daily operations of BlackLine, CoStar, Concur and SharePoint.
⦁    Perform configuration changes to address business needs and document system requirements to enhance system capabilities.
⦁    Collaborate with team members to determine areas for improvement and consistency.
⦁    Ensure systems are up to date and focus on automating future changes.
⦁    Assist System Administrator for CRL’s critical finance applications and ensure consistent use and data integrity.
⦁    Update and/or create training materials and user guides.
⦁    Assist System Administrators in testing new enhancements or integrations.
⦁    Complete all applicable tasks timely and accurately.
⦁    Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

⦁    Education:  Student currently enrolled in an accredited college/university degree program pursuing a Bachelor’s OR Master’s degree in related fields
⦁    Minimum GPA of 3.0
⦁    Ability to fulfill a full time intern position withing May/June-August/September
⦁    Effective communication and listening skills in a teamwork environment
⦁    Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects with a strong attention to detail

⦁    Other:  
⦁    Critical thinking and analysis skills 
⦁    Ability to multi-task effectively
⦁    Excellent organizational skills 
⦁    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
⦁    Experience with MS Excel and other MS Office program


Physical Demands:
⦁    Regularly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
⦁    Must occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
⦁    Regularly provides information to and receives information from/through various technologies, media, sources and contacts. Must be able to accurately exchange accurate information in these situations.


Work Environment:
⦁    Remote or occasional general office working conditions, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


All employees are required to satisfactorily perform the essential duties and responsibilities of their position. · The essential duties and responsibilities listed above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.  ·   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.  

Compensation Data

The pay range for this position is $25.00 Hr Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, and location.

About Corporate Functions 
The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 20,000 employees within 110 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 86% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2021.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, veteran or disability status.


If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to [email protected]. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.


For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

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