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Manager Finance (R1058484) in Newark, NJ at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/4/2019

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Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Manage the business unit financial consolidation process, preparation of the financial statements including project profitability analysis, and the preparation of internal financial reports with variance explanations against plan and latest estimates


  • Undertake financial analyses for multiple business units by using a variety of reporting tools to compare actual performance against latest estimates and budgets.  Provide management with information of trends and results to enable corrective action.  Perform financial analyses at a project level, GL account level, regional level, as well as a consolidated view of the portfolio
  • Perform project life cycle analytics to improve the forecast accuracy on revenue and cost burns, throughout the different stages in the life of the project
  • Coordinate all responses from project financial managers on revenue, and operating leaders on expenses, to explain the variances or changes outside the agreed tolerances. Follow up with the different stakeholders if the explanations provided need further elaboration
  • Partner with operational leaders on the preparation of forecasts and budgets, as well as risk mitigation actions such as implementation of cost management savings initiatives, and revenue acceleration plans
  • Maintain a detailed understanding of operating leader requirements and develop processes that will meet or exceed these requirements. Provide analysis of key data and identify trends to support and advise leaders
  • Assist in the development of the quarterly business unit operating review presentation for the company’s Sr. leadership
  • Perform business case analyses to evaluate investment decisions
  • Responsible for reviewing month-end entries such as accruals, and recording topside entries if needed
  • Ensure compliance with internal financial accounting procedures and policies relevant to the scope of this role


  • Comprehensive technical accounting skills, including different types of revenue recognition methods under GAAP
  • Knowledge of finance modules of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as SAP, PeopleSoft
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Excel expertise is a must
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills
  • Ability to identify financial issues, develop and execute mitigating actions
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong influential skills
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients


  • +7 years of work experience in financial planning and analysis, including exposure to month-end close
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or Finance
  • MBA and/or CPA preferred

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1058484