• Associate Financial Analyst

    Job ID
    US-NY-New York
    Chameleon Communications International
  • Overview

    The Healthcare Consultancy Group (HCG) is a Global Leader in the provision of scientific strategy and medical communications services for pharmaceutical and biotech companies. The HCG Finance Team provides world class support services to the several entities and 350+ employees that comprise the group. If you are driven, work with high self-expectations, have exceptional communication skills and are inherently orientated towards a customer service mentality, then you may be a candidate to join the Team.



    As an Associate Financial Analyst, you will be responsible for partnering with Client Services teams in managing and ensuring the financial integrity of revenue recognition, costs and billings for client projects. The Associate Financial Analyst is the entry level position within the HCG Finance Team




    Financial Analysis

    • Reviewing and analyzing project spending on an ongoing basis through project life cycle – identify areas of risk, budget deviations.
    • Review time and expenses for projects to identify mis-codings and errors
    • Prepare ad-hoc reports for client service teams and clients
    • Reviewing project detail reports and preparing invoice information based on client billing terms; providing billing with data to generate and distribute client invoices
    • Prepare bimonthly project management reports and meet with Client Services team to review status of projects for invoicing and reconciliation needs
    • Review revenue recognition
    • Reviewing contracts and ensuring billings are in accordance with the terms
    • Preparing project reconciliations when completed and analyzing them in accordance to approved project budgets
    • Assisting in Quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley audits of internal financial processes
    • Preparing monthly and quarterly client reconciliation and spend reporting as per client contracts
    • Prepare monthly internal reporting package and revenue forecast reports


    Team and Client Relations

    • Serve as liaison between Client Services team and the finance department
    • Participate and lead in regular finance and client team meetings. Ensure they are scheduled timely
    • Follow up with Client Services teams on project profitability, develop and implement remedial solutions
    • Review vendor invoices for proper project coding
    • Prepare client invoices and answer client questions regarding projects
    • Prepare client requested reports with accuracy and adherence to client guidelines


    Fiscal Responsibility

    • Identify risks associated with projects, contract approvals, budget to actual spending variances and other client accounting related issues. Understand nature of projects to manage risk.  Review with Finance Director/CFO/Controller
    • Prepare and analyze monthly revenue report for Finance Director/CFO/Controller
    • Review unbilled balances and ensure billings are managed with cash flow and review monthly with Finance Director
    • Assist with month end close procedures, project close out entries
    • Support ad hoc projects and research needs


    -Other duties as assigned-


    Key Skill Sets


    • Proactive fiscal acumen
    • Must have a high degree of accuracy and be detail oriented
    • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and clients
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • The ability to multi-task and work on many projects simultaneously
    • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and ensure reports are accurate, timely, and meet deadlines
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must
    • Computer proficiency in Excel (pivot tables, formulas), Word and Outlook a must
    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
    • 0-3 years experience in an equivalent role
    • Recent College Graduates with Finance/Accounting degrees will be considered


    The companies within the Healthcare Consultancy Group are Equal Opportunity Employers. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or any category or class of person protected by law.


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