Financial Analyst – Work remotely with The Emmes Company, LLC

Financial Analyst

American remote worker

The Emmes Company, LLC (“Emmes”) is a global, full-service clinical research organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience, we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and benefit human health when the truth is our compass.

Our “Character Delivers” culture is guided by five key values ​​that guide our actions in how we conduct research and set us apart as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Curiosity intellectual. We are a trusted partner for customers who share our passion for improving public health in an ever-changing world of scientific research.

If you share our motivations and our passion for research, come and join us! You’ll join a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee – from entry-level to senior management – to contribute to our clients’ success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary objective

The Financial Operations Analyst is an integral part of a talented global team working in a fast-paced environment, responsible for the financial delivery of a portfolio of clinical studies. This requires you to creatively solve problems, liaise with subject matter experts, manage revenue recognition and forecasting, oversee billing, and conduct ad hoc analysis. The Financial Operations Analyst contributes to the achievement of financial and business objectives through accurate and timely financial analysis and reporting.


May perform one or more of the following tasks depending on the level of the position:

  • Recognizes revenues in accordance with ASC-606 guidelines, prepares accurate project budgets and partners with operations to generate forecasts for the life of the study, and performs project cost analysis for contracts, as appropriate portfolio, including discrepancies between supported and actual hours/costs, submission to current GP and deviations from contractual scope.
  • Identify, manage and deliver contract amendments to customers, including pricing and substantiation of additional scope.
  • Responsible at the project level for all aspects of project financial responsibilities, including but not limited to project setup, review of budgets, receivables and open commitments, monthly close information, risk analysis, analytical support and project cost variances.
  • Identification and communication of all risks such as cost overruns, underspends, vacancy issues, etc. to project managers
  • Preparation of payment schedules for contracts/contract amendments, including cash flow analysis and compliance with standard thresholds.
  • Responsible for generating the monthly billing to the client, including any supporting documentation, as required. Serves as the customer’s point of contact to resolve any issues raised regarding billing.
  • Prepares client reports to send monthly/quarterly work done to date, study lifetime forecasts for direct costs, PT costs and site payments. Leads financial review calls with client to discuss reports, RA, contracts/amendments and any current risk. (Rate to be determined by the customer)
  • Prepares financial and performance presentation in the form of regular updates for operations meetings, for project management at least monthly, and for research unit reviews on a quarterly basis
  • Performs subcontractor and purchase order management activities, including preparing purchase requisitions, processing invoices, and preparing accruals for projects.
  • Responsible for all aspects of planning, processing, submitting and reconciling clinical site payments as required by the project. Forecast site payouts based on enrollment/processing projections.
  • Project risk analysis, escalation and mitigation strategy.
  • Other assigned duties


  • BA/BS (Business, Accounting or Finance degree preferred), usually has 2 years of experience in budget, finance and/or business contract management.
  • Experience with various types of contracts, sub-contracts or grants, including cost reimbursable contracts, firm fixed price (FFP) contracts and time and material (T&M) contracts.
  • Experience working with or for a contract research organization (CRO) an asset, particularly in the context of certain clinical and/or pharmaceutical trials.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to work comfortably with budgets and multiple departments across the business.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and data analysis software packages. Familiarity with Microsoft Access and Project.

Emmes is a federal government contractor and requires all employees to be fully immunized against COVID-19, as permitted by applicable law. People with health conditions or sincere religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting vaccinated can apply for an exemption from the vaccination requirement.

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with volunteer opportunities through our emmes cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:

  • 401k and profit sharing plan
  • Work from home anywhere in the US
  • Casual dress code and work environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status , disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age or other legally protected characteristics. .

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