• Sr. Financial Analyst

    Job Location US-PA-Pittsburgh | US-MA-Boston
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Enjoy financial modeling? Are you great at crunching the numbers to allow for solid, strategic decisions? ERT - Pittsburgh or Boston is hiring a Sr. Financial Analyst who will conduct analyses of various financial aspects of the company, prepare monthly project revenue, prepare management reports and participate in our budgeting process. 


    ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that our customers can move ahead with confidence. With more than 45 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so it can adapt without compromising standards.

    Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement, and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Over the past four years, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, Biotechs, and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 9,500+ studies spanning three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly – and with confidence. For more information, go to 
    ert.comor follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook.




    In this role you will:

    1. Undertake financial analysis of various parts of the business with focus on funnel, bookings, backlog and revenue
    2. Manage and forecast revenue from milestone driven contracts in backlog, including revenue recognition knowledge
    3. Collaborate with project management to develop and implement methodologies in measuring the validity of milestone entry, status of projects, and revenue forecast.
    4. Quickly understand financial data and develop complex models in Excel to analyze, interpret and report the information that draws a concise and logical conclusion
    5. Assist in annual budgeting and regular forecasting with the ability to develop and populate forecasting models
    6. Must have the ability to take a hands on approach to using the Company software applications such as the ERP (Oracle), CRM (SalesForce) and other tools
    7. Use astute financial analysis techniques to provide practical proposals to influence business results
    8. Provide ad-hoc financial performance analyses
    9. Prepare various financial reports on monthly and quarterly basis

    The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.




    Our ideal candidate will offer:

    1. Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance required, Master’s degree preferable
    2. 5-7 years accounting and financial planning and analysis
    3. 3-5 years of revenue recognition and forecasting in a milestone contract environment
    4. Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel
    5. Expertise with financial modeling, balance sheet and cash flow budgeting and forecasting
    6. Experience working directly with senior management
    7. Ability to handle multiple priorities
    8. Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills a must, with extreme attention to detail, accuracy, accountability and confidentiality
    9. Energy and passion for delivering results in a fast-paced, metric-driven environment 

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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