Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis
Posted on: January 15, 2022
CATO SMS is a full-service contract research and development
organization with international resources dedicated to helping
pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies efficiently and
expeditiously navigate the regulatory approval process in order to
bring new drugs, biologics, and medical devices to the people who
need them. CATO SMS is a non-laboratory environment.
We are currently recruiting for Senior Financial Analyst, Financial
Planning & Analysis to join our team in the Cary, NC location.
Collaborate with all functions of the organization to
build/interpret financial results and work together to ensure that
financial commitments are being met. Collaborate with the Sr.
Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis to raise financial
awareness, and increase the business acumen of the organization.
This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Financial Planning &
Primary contact within Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
for the Americas, working directly with Sr. Manager, FP&A.
Responsible for construction of Billing and Revenue schedules for
all incoming contract executions
Create & automate revenue recognition and invoicing in SAGE
Assist in answering of all customer and internal inquiries
regarding revenue and billing
Assist with the preparation of all monthly labor capitalization
Coordinate with Accounts Receivable on all past-due invoices;
escalate issues to Operations/Delivery
Collaborate with Project Financial Analysis team to achieve timely
and accurate backlog reporting, and develop profitability
Support General Accounting team with various month/quarter/year end
closing activities, including audits and income tax determination,
Serves as an additional system administrator for our timekeeping
Supports and assists in corporate matters, including M&A
diligence, as needed.
Additional activities include supporting various strategic
initiatives, including but not limited to partnership reporting and
BA/BS degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or equivalent related
experience is a must.
5+ years of Financial Planning & Analysis experience required.
Technology industry experience a plus.
Pharmaceutical and/or CRO experience a plus.
Mastery level understanding of Microsoft Office Suite tools,
especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, is mandatory.
Proficiency with accounting software packages is necessary
Ability to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines is
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must be a team player and willing to roll-up one's sleeves and
contribute in a meaningful fashion.
Ability to work in a start-up environment, deal in the abstract,
and solve problems with imperfect information.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Cato Research LLC is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and
Affirmative Action. We recruit, hire, train and promote qualified
persons in all job titles and ensure that all other personnel
actions are administered without regard to race, religion, color,
national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, age, marital status, military and/or veteran status, or
disability. Furthermore, to the extent required by applicable laws
and/or Executive Orders, we take affirmative action to ensure that
minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently
separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces service
medal veterans, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into
our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities. Cato
Research, LLC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations
to employees and applicants with disabilities to the full extent
required by the Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA. If you feel
you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, you are
encouraged to contact us at 919.361.2286.
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