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(Remote Hybrid) Senior Financial Analyst in Cambridge, MA

Company: Lenmar Consulting, Inc.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob SummaryThe Sr. Financial Analyst will support the Associate Director, Finance in managing, analyzing and reporting all Finance and Accounting related activities for ***s Genetic Guided Dementia Discovery (G2D2) and H3 Biomedicine located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This individual will be relied upon for ensuring month-end entries are completed accurately and on time. A thorough understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting requirements, experience with financial operations support, financial planning, and month-end close responsibilities is required.Assist with managing all accounting & finance activities including but not limited to:-Prepare and record month-end journal entries, contract accruals, and account reconciliations, while ensuring accuracy and compliance with GAAP guidelines-Ensure monthly accounting activities are completed per close calendar-Review key vendor contract terms and understand the effect of the terms on accrual estimates and financial reporting-Budget/forecast preparation and interaction with budget owners-Maintaining cost center templates for budget/forecast purposes-Provide support and analysis as needed per requests from internal stakeholders and external auditorsEssential FunctionsResponsibilities Percent of Time1. Support the month end close process including journal entries, account reconciliations; provide support for interim and year-end audits 35%2. Provide on-going support to G2D2 and H3B business partners, including tracking of PO/project status, responding to inquiries on accounting treatments, invoice payments, and other ad hoc requests 25%3. Ensure consistent application of process across all spending areas from a reporting, budgeting, and forecasting standpoint 10%4. Assist with the preparation of quarterly forecasts and data validations 10%5. Assist with the preparation of the annual business plan and data validations 10%6. Drive continuous improvement and automation of key processes 10%Scope MeasuresThe Sr. Financial Analyst will be responsible for month-end close activities to make sure journal entries are booked timely and accurately, and proper supporting documents are maintained for audit compliance.This person will be responsible for supporting business partners at Alewife and Technology Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts, in CRO contract PO review, invoice payments, contract database maintenance, and compliance with GAAP reporting standards.This person will need to work closely with business partners to understand spending activities / initiatives and challenge assumptions to drive business performance.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities RequiredBachelor Degree in Accounting or Finance required, Master's degree in Accounting or CPA preferred5+ yrs Accounting/Finance experienceAccounting/finance knowledge and financial modeling skill/experienceDeeply committed to accuracy and attention to detail; creative approach to problem-solving; exceptional interpersonal and written skills;Demonstrated experience as an effective team member, including active participation and initiative. Ability to influence a multi-disciplinary team in a matrix environmentAdvanced Excel skills requiredExperience in pharmaceuticals required, pharmaceutical R experience preferredUnderstanding of internal control requirements and GAAP accounting, as well as understanding of relevant business environment.Experience with SAP, Vinyl and Planful preferredCustomer Focus to serve in Team Environment*** requires all contractors providing services to *** to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide valid proof of vaccination as of their start date to their employer/supplier, to the extent permitted under applicable law. This requirement is a condition of providing services to ***, and it applies regardless of whether the contractor is located at an *** site, field based or is fully remote. If you are unable to receive the vaccine for qualified medical reasons (including pregnancy-related) or religious reasons (sincerely held religious beliefs), you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation from your employer/supplier.

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