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PPD

Operations Finance Analyst - Balance Sheet Management

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD - thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health.You will be joining a trulycollaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of deliveringlife-saving therapies to patients.

Our colleagues in corporate strive for excellence in every task, at every moment. We are game changers seeking improvements to processes and more efficient ways of working or adapting to changing financial and industry environments.

If you are looking for a project-based balance sheet management role and not the typical "accounting" role, then apply for:

Operations Finance Analyst - Balance Sheet Management

Our Balance Sheet Management team in Sofia, Bulgaria is growing, and we have an excellent opportunity to join us as an Operations Finance Analyst. The Balance Sheet Management team was established in 2019 with the main purpose to contribute to the achievement of financial and business objectives through ownership of various key study-level project balance sheet accounts, and reporting of results to key stakeholders within the business.

You will be an integral part of a talented global team working in a fast-paced environment, responsible to provide timely and accurate financial management of balance sheet accounts, and regular reporting to support the company in achieving its business and financial objectives.

• Administers regular financial management of assigned balance sheet accounts for the projects to which they are assigned.

• Performs regular reconciliations of revenues and billing for assigned projects from the start-up phase through close-out; prepares reports and analyses by manipulating large datasets in support of financial close processes.

• At the conclusion of the project, follows the agreed processes to close the project down, ensuring that PPD has collected all amounts owed and any remaining final balances are appropriately cleared.

• Identifies issues or anomalies related to said accounts / projects and provides a report to key business stakeholders detailing the findings and potential resolutions.

• Collaborates with internal stakeholders to resolve billing, data and system issues in a timely manner, ensures proper approvals and comments and reports audit compliance.

• In addition to individual project reconciliations and reports, supports management in assessing, and minimizing the risk on the total balance associated with assigned balance sheet accounts.

• Proposes recommendations for process improvement initiatives to create efficiencies and improve the quality of reports and analyses.

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting and / or a professional Accounting qualification - ACCA, CIMA or equivalent.

• Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 2+ years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Good analytical and quantitative skills and ability to handle data effectively;

• Ability to be able to reconcile a large volume of complex transactions and report out the results;

• Solid understanding of accounting/financial principles;

• Ability to function as an effective and respected partner to internal clients;

• Confidence to handle sensitive information and make sound recommendations;

• Ability to juggle multiple tasks while still delivering high quality results;

• Fluent in English - strong written and oral communication skills;

• Flexible, quick learner with attention to detail;

• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel for analysis and presentation of data.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organization but with a local feel.

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.

As we are likely to receive many applications, sometimes we are unable to provide feedback to everyone.

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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