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Sr. Financial Analyst

Req ID #:  41355
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

We are searching for a Senior Financial Analyst to join our Finance team located in Wilmington, MA. 

 

The Senior Financial Analyst will help support our Research Models and Services team by:

 

  • 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 SAP and BPC (financial consolidation) to analyze the business and develop into a subject matter expert in using SAP and BPC
  • 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. 
  • Working 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.
  • Collaborating across sites, segments and Charles River Labs affiliates to identify and leverage best practices. 

 

The following are minimum requirements for the Senior Financial Analyst position. 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting or Finance or related discipline.
  • 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.
  • MBA, CPA or CMA designation desired.
  • 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 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 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 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

 

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

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet


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