Covance Senior Budget Specialist in Rome, Italy

Job Overview

We are currently looking for a Senior Budget Specialist in EU (Home Based position)

The candidate will be in charge of :

Preparing country Site Budgets and study financial appendices,

assisting with Site Budget negotiation of Site agreement budgets and financial exhibits of any complexity, independently.

Maintaining and contributing to contracts tracking and status systems.

Contributes to the management of certain financial aspects of a study related to site payments and is required to report/communicate with clients.

May be requested to deliver presentations and trainings to other stakeholders or clients, may be required to develop strategies for Sponsors processes. May be responsible for training and mentoring junior staff.

Responsible for following SOPs including but not limited to departmental SOPs, as well as completing study-related duties in accordance with the processes set forth in the relevant process document.

Education / Qualifications

  • University-level degree preferred

Experience

  • Minimum 2 to 3 years of experience in a similar position

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of employee data and information during interactions with staff at all levelsProficiency with MS Office Programs and budget softwaresStrong ability to effectively organize, prioritize and planStrong attention to detail, strong numerical and analytical skillsExcellent oral and written communication abilitiesExperience working in a team environment and independentlyAbility to work under time pressuresMaster administrative knowledgeExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsStrong mentoring skillsAble to organize multiple ongoing tasks, and to effectively prioritize workloadConfidence in dealing with external and internal clientsAble to be proactive and take initiative in completing work or escalating issuesFlexibility in responding to changing job demandsSelf-starter capable of identifying challenges, responding to issues in coordination with others

Job Number 2018-25908

Job Category Other

Position Type Full-Time

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