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Sr Operations Finance Analyst - Lab Ops

PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 48 countries and more than 20,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value in delivering life-changing therapies to improve health.

See below for an exciting opportunity to join our Labs Finance Team as a Senior Operations Finance Analyst - Lab Operations Finance.

The position:

The Senior Operations Finance Analyst - Lab Ops contributes to the achievement of financial and business objectives through accurate and timely financial analysis and reporting for complex projects. Works cross-functionally with operations, contracts and proposals, and finance to resolve issues related to revenue, costs, contract values and billing.
  • Reconcile revenue with operations prior to the revenue recognition at month end.
  • Handle month-end tasks including prepaid expense entry, reclass entries, allocation entries, etc.
  • Support revenue, operating expense and headcount forecasting for operations .
  • Provides financial guidance to operations management and other departments.
  • New Business Accounting Support: Month-end tasks, Forecast and Finance reporting and Analysis
  • Makes recommendations for process improvements and participates in special projects as assigned.

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years') or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting/financial principles and best practices
  • Good business acumen with ability to understand complex organizational structures and environments
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Attention to details with good organizational skills
  • Advanced level of skill in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint for analysis and presentation of data
  • Hands-on experience with accounting ERP system
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and complexity
  • Demonstrated critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task/meet deadlines
  • Understanding Chinese with accounting experience in China are plus

Management Role:
  • No management responsibility

PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:
  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.
  • Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

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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