Finance Assistant 4 months

Page Personnel Finance
Edinburgh Technopole
08 May 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking for a Finance Assistant

Client Details

A leading firm


  • Responsible for processing and tracking payments to Investigators and other payees in support of a clinical trial
  • Identify payment criteria and administer payments to each investigator and process all pass-through costs
  • Communicate with sites and clinical teams regarding payment questions or updates
  • Contribute to communication on project-related matters with the clinical project team under the direction of the Finance Manager
  • Provide excellent customer service and timely site issue resolution
  • Maintain and update payment tracking information in the trial trackers
  • Reconcile all study payments on a routine basis and provide financial reports to clients as requested
  • Provide site payment documentation for sponsor audits as requested
  • Understand and follow project specific and department policies and procedures
  • Generate investigative reports (if applicable)
  • Liaise with Finance team regarding site payment issues
  • Support client audit demands as necessary
  • Assist team with troubleshooting payment issues
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management


HND or Degree (Business or Accounting preferred) OR four (4) years' work experience in a financial, clinical trial, or grant payment position.

  • Strong computer skills with an ability to understand, access and leverage technology alternatives

inimum Required:

  • Transactional accounting (e.g. A/P, Billing, etc.) or relevant financial or clinical trial related experience
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office - Word, Excel, Power Point and Internet skills), capable of operating standard office equipment (e.g. fax, copier etc.).


  • Working knowledge of clinical trial payment process and familiarity with investigator contracts and budgets; previous interaction with operational project teams and investigative sites preferred
  • Strong networking abilities and an ability/willingness to work with internal and external stakeholders across the globe
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication / writing skills
  • Customer oriented
  • Strong computer skills with an ability to access and leverage technology alternatives
  • Flexible and adaptable to a developing work environment
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Works well independently as well as in a team environment
  • Detail and process oriented
  • Positive attitude and approach

Job Offer

A competitive rate

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