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Pharmaceutical Finance Manager (Science & Biotech)
Boston, MA 02111
Recruited by: David Wright | Recruiter | DOCS See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: DOCS
  • Industry: Science & Biotech
  • Compensation: {custom text above}
  • Expires: Aug 31, 2019
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Job Description

DOCS is currently seeking an experienced Finance Manager for one of our pharmaceutical clients.

Job Description:

In this global role, you will work hand-in-hand with Clinical Trial Teams and leadership team members from Global Clinical Operations (GCO) to translate concepts and study protocols of our clinical studies into a meaningful, robust project plan, which is captured on a state-of-the art project management platform.

You track study progress through elaborate reporting and ensure that your plans are a reliable source of information for senior management and decision makers.

In addition, you develop and apply project management standards and best practices and advise your business partners on project management methodology topics. This also means that you will define, develop, and improve processes around the financial planning, tracking and reporting of clinical studies.

You will also generate aggregated reports and analysis on the financial performance of the clinical study portfolio.


Business analysis, financial planning and reporting skills for GCO, including all clinical trials
Analyze complex data sets, identify key trends and/or drivers and provide recommendations to Management
Conduct benchmarking and process analysis
Provide financial reporting and strategic guidance to GCO management, especially in relation to CRO spend and its optimization
Identify trends, advise company and recommend actions based on sound analysis
Develop best in class reporting enabling senior management to proactively manage performance
Ensure appropriate management and transparent planning of clinical trial-related spend & performance according to applicable principles


Bachelor's or Master's degree in business administration or an economic discipline.
MBA preferred
At least 5 years’ experience in finance related roles and >2 years in reporting and financial analysis; whereof a minimum of 2-years of business experience in the healthcare industry, ideally relevant working experience within R&D
Expert level experience using Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook, as well as project scheduling tools (MS Project, Plainsware)
Outstanding financial analytical skills
Demonstrated ability to understand, influence and work in interdisciplinary teams / multi-cultural environment
Ability to prioritize workload. Develop and manages processes that are effective and efficient
Demonstrated pronounced written and oral communication, interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills, team spirit
Strong interpersonal skills, with a collaborative working style

DOCS is the FSP division of ICON Clinical Research. We provide global strategic resourcing and FSP services to the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries. Founded in 1997, DOCS has grown to become the premier resourcing provider for the clinical development industry.

DOCS is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.