Finance Assistant 4 months

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
24 May 2019
Ref
1146604006
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Finance Assistant

Client Details

A leading firm

Description
  • 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

Profile

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.).

Preferred:
  • 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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