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Financial Analyst

Covance 4/16/2019 1:23:49 PM
JOB ID: 30426 Category: Finance
Singapore, Singapore



Job Overview

Responsible for the financial review and analysis of complex projects. Assists Operations with identifying issues and proposing solutions for items impacting the financial success of a project. interacts with Operations, Project Specialist, Contract Management, and Revenue Manager to assist in the overall financial management of his or her assigned projects. Must understand or be willing to learn Earned Value and project scheduling concepts.

* Reviews, finalizes, and analyzes Earned Value Analysis (EVA) reports. Customizes EVA algorithms for project-specific accuracy.
* Interacts with the project director/manager to ensure EVA accuracy and assist the PD/PM manage the financial aspects of the project.
* Reviews and analyzes cost-to-complete data: provides feedback to PD/PM to improve forecasting accuracy.
* Coordinates identification of OOS, Extra Task Form (ETF) / Change Order (CO) initiation with Contract Management as required.
* Attends and participates in project reviews.
* Interacts with Project Specialist to ensure milestones, monthly fees, units, out-of-pocket expenses, and Investigator grants are invoiced in an accurate and timely manner. Reviews 1st invoice requirements with client and reviews all invoice packages prior to submission to client to ensure the terms of the contract and expectation of the client is met (including project specific backup documentation).
* Assists in client query resolution as required. Writes cover letters for credit memos, refunds, and other invoicing corrections that need to be communicated to the client.
* Develops a thorough understanding of each project's billed advance position.
* Ensures a "what-if” EVA is generated when a project's achievable budget does not equal the official EVA budget.
* Understands the root cause of each project's billed or unbilled position.
* Understands the revenue implications for the billed or unbilled position.
* Develops a thorough understanding of each projects' contract including assumptions, payment schedules, penalty or bonus language, etc.
* Responsible for financial training of operational team as required.

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* BA or BS degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.


* 2 – 3 years of comparable Experience required
* Extensive knowledge and ability to use Excel and PowerPoint

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Singapore, SGP - Singapore


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).