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Site Payments Analyst

  • Location: Berkshire, Reading
  • Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: RB528596
  • Recruiter: Rob Brown

About Our Client

Our client is a listed business in the pharmaceutical sector based in Reading who has just gone through a period of high sales and is now looking to expand their finance team. They take pride in providing outstanding development and progression prospects in this fast-moving environment, and overall this is a great opportunity for the right candidate to come in as a Site Payments analyst. The large are part of the investigator payments group in EMEA - IPA are part of a global team in Asia and North America. The purpose is to ensure we pay our investigator sites on time, accurately and as efficiently as possible. We are measured on our payment cycle times and work closely with various stakeholders who can influence the end to end process.

PURPOSE

Under supervision, provide support enabling the accurate and timely payment administration to our network of project sites. Perform duties in accordance with Finance Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Sarbanes-Oxley Controls and Unit Service Level agreements (if applicable).

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing a portfolio of projects and providing oversight on the entire process. Ability to form remote relationships with colleagues across the globe, consider indirect influences on your work and manage these.
  • Highlighting aged invoices and financial risks - give reasons why for any delays
  • Data quality control, ensuring batches are scheduled as per contracts and meeting the budgets
  • Project reconciliations
  • Payment cycle target trending - ensuring the studies are meeting the target for each step in the payment cycle
  • Providing high level of customer service to internal project teams and assisting them in any project related issues by finding resolution. Ability to influence others and ensure that key actions are taken
  • Track and report metric data flagging nonstandard issues to project teams / line manager
  • Provide assistance to other team members as required, to ensure the group meets targets.
  • Check that appropriate approvals are obtained for set up and payment process.
  • Provide support and participate in teams handling various routine tasks.
  • Provide standard reports and run KPI for the project teams
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • File appropriate documents.

Previous experience in systems would be an advantage however full training will be provided to the right candidate

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good Analytical skills to interrupt data/metrics and drive actions
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Ability to work within procedures
  • Ability to work within deadlines/under pressure
  • Able to resolve problems
  • High level of accuracy
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong team player
  • Not afraid to take responsibility and lead by example
  • Good quality IT technical skills will be required to learn the Siebel system in use

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma with 3 years' experience; or equivalent education, training and experience.

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