Clinical Financial Analyst

Location
Frederick, MD, USA
Posted
Nov 22, 2018
Ref
JR103-21186
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Clinical Monitoring Research Program Directorate (CMRPD) provides support to the financial management and oversight of NIAID DCR's clinical research studies, including Ebola, HIV, and other clinical research studies. The position will compile and assist with the analysis of financial information for clinical research efforts supported within the program.

KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial plans, acquisition activity, trending future requirements, operating forecasts, etc.
  • Monitors and provides monthly revenue and/or expense analyses on complex projects/problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of tangible and intangible variables
  • Develops internal budgets that include all projected costs applicable to the clinical research studies and projects
  • Develops detailed final budgets, identifying all clinical research activities, tests, and other associated activities to be performed during the conduct of the study based on the study protocol and related documents
  • Assists with performing financial forecasting and reconciliation of internal accounts
  • Prepares, monitors and analyzes cost proposals, reports and staffing
  • Prepares closing financial reports and obtains proper approvals from program management
  • Maintains annual budget assumption documents with up-to-date information to track for actuals, approvals and estimates at completion details
  • Maintains and tracks protocol budget documentation and conducts regular audits to ensure the accuracy and completeness of these records
  • Assignments are performed independently with the support of program management staff
  • Works with supervisor on complex clinical research studies where analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in a scientific discipline. Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
  • A minimum of three (3) years progressively responsible job-related experience
  • Progressively responsible experience must demonstrate increased independence and overall responsibility for more complex projects
  • Demonstrated experience with analysis of budgets and costs, including burn rates and cost projections
  • Ability to collect and disseminate information in a clear, concise manner
  • Ability to track multiple projects concurrently
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite including Excel (advanced), PowerPoint (intermediate), and Word (intermediate)
  • Excellent research and investigative skills with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to review complex documents independently and/or in collaboration with clinical research managers, and determine sufficiency of financial documentation
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge of governmental regulations; knowledge of human subject's protection and/or clinical research activities
  • Knowledge and experience with clinical research
  • Budgetary and strategic planning experience and responsibilities as it relates to clinical research
  • Knowledge of study design, clinical and biospecimen terms used in research studies and scientific and medical concepts and terminology

EXPECTED COMPETENCIES
  • MS Excel (Advanced)


Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)