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Assistant Finance Director

Company: The Healthcare Consultancy Group
Location: Stamford
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Assistant Finance Director
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 800+ 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.
EXPECTATIONS
Financial Analysis


  • Reviewing and analyzing project spending on an ongoing basis through project life cycle - identify areas of risk, exposure, etc.
  • 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
  • Ensure revenue recognition policy is followed
  • Reviewing contracts and ensuring financials billings are in accordance with the terms
  • Preparing project reconciliations when completed and analyzing them in accordance to SOW - minimize overages/exposure
  • Researching and resolving problems
  • Assisting in Quarterly Sarbanes-Oxley audits of internal financial processes
  • Ensure we are audit ready and in compliance at all times - raise red flags as it relates to processes, backup, etc.

    Team and Client Relations

    • Serve as liaison between Client Services team and the finance department
    • Ensure a high degree of accuracy of financials as they relate to the client in order to maintain client relationships
    • Participate and lead in regular finance and client team meetings. Ensure they are scheduled timely and effective usage of everyone's time.
    • Follow up with Client Services teams on project overages and offer solutions
    • 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 offer a solution to minimize risk and exposure. - Review with Associate Finance director/CFO/controller
      • Review unbilled balances and ensure billings are managed with cash flow and review monthly with Associate Finance Director
      • Review of Fee Overages and Analysis of each project - review with finance director/VP, Finance
      • Assist with month end close procedures

        -Other duties as assigned-
        Qualifications and Key Skill Sets for Position

        • Bachelor's degree required. Finance/Accounting degree preferred, but not required
        • At least 3 years of experience in an equivalent role
        • Project accounting experience
        • 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
        • Computer proficiency in Excel, Word and Outlook

          Benefits We Offer

          • Tuition reimbursement
          • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental enrollment options
          • Stock purchase/401K investment options
          • Leadership training opportunity through Omnicom University led by international influencers and Harvard Business School professors
          • Promotion and growth opportunities

            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.

Keywords: The Healthcare Consultancy Group, Stamford , Assistant Finance Director, Executive , Stamford, Connecticut

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