Senior Financial Analyst

Req ID #:  87534
Location: 

Wilmington, MA, US, 01887

For 70 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

•    Develop and administer accurate weekly and monthly forecasting and annual budget preparation; assume full accounting budgetary responsibility for assigned business.
•    Prepare financials and key indicators for business reviews, management reporting, budget and strategic planning. 
•    Prepare analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual financials compared to forecast, budget and prior year, including market impacts, currency fluctuations, etc.
•    Perform complex analyses including year-to-year comparisons and margins on new goods and/or services for forecasting and pricing purposes.  
•    Develop, implement and analyze appropriate key performance indicators optimally to improve business performance 
•    Develop, implement and analyze commercial analytics, such as customers, service line profitability and price/volume/mix.
•    Work with financial reporting systems to analyze the business and develop into a subject matter expert 
•    Prepare existing reports and work with the Corporate Biologics team to create new reports to support the business
•    Work closely with internal business partners, providing financial expertise on processes and value-added management to support them in achieving their objectives
•    Educate internal leaders on budget management to support good understanding of their accountability and ownership.
•    Develop new approaches, processes or methods to solve new business problems, act as an agent of change and continuously re-evaluating process to achieve expecting earnings growth. 
•    Work with Corporate Accounting, Shared Services and Controllers and Internal Audit staff, ensure company’s adherence to corporate governance standards (e.g. Sarbanes-Oxley), pertinent regulatory requirements and to corporate finance/accounting policies, practices and procedures.
•    Collaborate across sites, segments, and Corporate Biologics to leverage best practices and support global harmonization projects.

Job Qualifications

•    Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting or Finance or related discipline.
•    Experience:  Five to seven years related experience and/or training.
•    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
•    Certification:  MBA, CPA or CMA designation desired.
•    Other:  Excellent spreadsheet skills required.
 

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 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 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. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

 

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 ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.

 

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 crrecruitment_US@crl.com. 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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