Business Analyst

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Administrative, General Management, Other
  3. United States
Foster City, USA
Posting date: 25 Sep 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Business Analyst with a pharmaceutical company located in Foster City, CA.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Data management / maintenance of data within Oracle.
  • Maintain thorough and current knowledge and understanding of GCP, ICH, GLP and other local and federal tax regulations.
  • Provide contract and payment administration support to include the following: Invoice Coordination, Invoice review, expense account coding, and review routing.
  • Payment reconciliation includes the ability to research and review site payment data and determine payment status, determine if over or under payment has occurred, and answer site and GSI team queries. Requires in-depth and often complex investigation of payment discrepancies and thorough, yet efficient communication.
  • Mastery of propriety clinical tracking system and ability to review and understand payment schedules and terms enter data and generate site payments on determined cycles.
  • Ability to manage and lead projects cross-functionally from inception to completion. Exercise knowledge in strategizing for the most effective methods, approaches, and level of communication and engagement.
  • Responsible for clinical administrative operations activities involving clinical finance support and/or assistance with contract negotiations. Completes responsibilities in a timely, organized way.
  • Identifies issues/problems and provides customary recommendations for solutions. May focus on either contracts or finance or both areas based on business need. Coordinates and ensures that monthly payment processes are completed accurately and on time.
  • Responsible for ensuring the maintenance requests for appropriate supplier accounts are accurately serviced in a timely manner.
  • Works on diverse business problems that require financial analysis with oversight from more senior individuals in department. Assists clinical teams in resolving financial issues as they relate to either site or vendor contracts.
  • Coordinates the preparation, execution, and tracking of domestic and/or international clinical site agreements, including study-specific budget templates, contracts and other documents with specific guidance from manager.
  • Works closely with internal and vendor clinical teams to ensure rapid start-up of study sites. Responsible for tracking the progress of study-start-up activities as it relates to contracts and budgets.
  • Demonstrates moderate proficiency in the use of complex budgeting & forecasting database tools.
  • Interacts well with clinical teams, legal, account payable and corporate finance.
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to understand and take effective approaches to varying levels of communication that would be most efficient and productive.
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis.
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis of department data and presenting results in a clear manner.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 3-5 plus years of relevant experience
  • BA/ BS required
  • Good scripting/programming skill and applied statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc. preferred.
  • Minimum 5 plus years of project management experience or other relevant experience related to data management, contract administration, clinical payments or finance.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills with proven demonstration.
  • Knowledge of GCP, ICH, GLP and other local and federal tax regulations.
  • Proficiency in MS Project and standard desktop tools including, but not limited to, MSWord, Access, PowerPoint, Visio, and Excel.
  • Scripting / Programming - SQL
  • Experience with Tableau and Excel.
  • Data management - utilizing various internal systems.
  • Finance background
  • Excellent communication skills - External facing role

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Sarah Beshara at 267-477-3355.

ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.