Sr. Financial Analyst (R1118450) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/25/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

•         Prepare financial statements including project profitability analysis and internal financial reports with variance explanations against plan and latest estimates


o    Perform financial analyses at a project level, GL account level, regional level, as well as a consolidated view of the portfolio

o    Review preliminary results during the month-end close to ensure forecast accuracy to the extent possible

o    Perform project life cycle analytics to improve the forecast accuracy on fee and passthrough revenue and cost burns, throughout the different stages in the life of the project life cycle

o    Coordinate 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

o    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

o    Assist in the development of the quarterly business unit operating review presentation for the company’s Sr. leadership

o    Responsible for reviewing month-end entries such as accruals, and recording topside entries if needed

o    Ensure compliance with internal financial accounting procedures and policies relevant to the scope of this role


o    Technical accounting skills, ideally familiarity with ASC 606

o    Knowledge of finance modules of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems such as PeopleSoft

o    Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. Excel expertise (vlookups, pivots) is a must

o    Strong analytical and numeracy skills

o    Ability to identify financial issues, develop and execute mitigating actions

o    Effective verbal and written communication skills

o    Strong influential skills

o    Ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple work requirements to meet deadlines

o    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients


o    +3 years of work experience in financial planning and analysis, including exposure to month-end close

o    Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or other related discipline

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Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

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

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1118450