Senior Study Analyst

Lake County, IL
Jun 29, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

The Senior Study Forecaster will be a part of our growing R&D organization. The position will be responsible for the forecasting, financial analysis, and budgetary reconciliation of the clinical trial budgets for a Therapeutic Area.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Work closely with Clinical team and Therapeutic Area Finance Management to create clinical study forecasts used in monthly LBE submission.
  • Forecast, track, and analyze clinical study financial data for a Therapeutic Area
  • Resolve study budget deviations in a timely manner
  • Communicate quality clinical study budget information and metrics to Clinical Management to aid in planning decisions.
  • Manage study budgets efficiently and comply with new regulatory requirements.
  • Interact with various levels of management and functions within the organization, including but not limited to Clinical Program Management, International Clinical Field Operations, Therapeutic Area Finance Managers, Outsourcing, Payment Specialists
  • Utilize multiple financial and reporting systems including: Quantum, PBR, eR/OSS, TESLA.
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis as requested
  • Effectively manage unexpected changes in workload and seek guidance as appropriate.
  • Strong organizational, systems, analytical, problem solving, planning and decision making skills. Be detail-oriented, thorough, and accountable for work product prepared and presented.
  • The ability to manage and coordinate multiple activities and shifting priorities under tight timeframes.

A highly motivated self-starter who can translate broad directions into high quality analytical output



  • Bachelor's degree required. Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting preferred.
  • Minimum 5+ years of progressive and related experience in Finance and/or Accounting.
  • Execute priorities established by Manager with speed and agility.
  • Strong financial, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient Excel skills required.
  • Knowledge of SAP and TM1 a plus


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