Job Overview :
Covance is now part of LabCorp. LabCorp, an S&P 500 company, is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services.
With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostic solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to improve the delivery of care.
LabCorp reported net revenues of over $10 billion in 2017.
We are recruiting for a Financial Analyst III to be based in out Harrogate office.
Help plan, develop, and prepare annual operating budget and monthly expense forecasts.
Assist department management in preparation of budgets and forecasts and in understanding their costs.
Develop tools to ensure effective manpower planning and reflect the results accurately in Work Force Planning.
Ensure all data is complete and accurate in Hyperion.
Participate in preparation of information for budget presentations, support required budget and forecast submissions to Corporate.
Provide analytical support to SG&A department management on all financial matters including (but not limited to) budgets, forecasts, performance metrics, financial analysis for capital requests, and process improvement initiatives.
Build and maintain close relationships and partner with key business leaders to ensure that they have a good understanding of their business drivers.
If necessary, provide analytical support for Capital Expenditure Requests. Prepare the financial analysis utilizing the corporate / LabCorp CEP model.
Ensure managers monitor their capex spend against budget.
Prepare and review global month-end business performance reports for departmental meetings.
Utilize systems and develop tools to facilitate a deeper insight into business performance and support decision-making processes.
Work with Functional Managers to develop operational metrics to monitor performance of the Departments.
Conduct ad-hoc financial analysis on own initiative or at request of senior management. Collaborate with colleagues across Global ED Finance and EDMO on ED initiatives.
Interpret, explain and present financial information to non-financial people.
Education / Qualifications :
Under graduate degree plus professional Accountancy qualification (ACA,CIMA,ACCA) or part-qualified and actively studying to complete
Comparable FP&A experience required
Extensive knowledge and ability to use Excel, databases,and Powerpoint
Ability to convey ideas clearly and effectively in written and verbal communications
Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of management and non-management staff.
Highly motivated, takes initiative, has excellent planning or organization skills.