Financial Analyst

Corporate New York, New York

Position at Medidata Solutions

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Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at

Your Mission:

The Financial Analyst will support activities including financial and management reporting, monthly closing activities, monthly reporting on planned/forecasted performance vs. actual performance, assisting with planning and forecasting, and coordination with assigned departments in Finance. The Financial Analyst will provide analytical support on new business initiatives and special projects as assigned and is expected to understand financial principles and apply working knowledge of the operations of assigned departments.

Main Duties:

  • Assist in revenue reporting and analysis for monthly presentation to senior and executive management. Participate in preparation of various analytical reports for distribution to executive management.
  • Analyze historical performance to understand trends and key drivers. Make recommendations to improve performance and processes based on findings.
  • Work cross functionally with business partners including Finance, Sales, Sales Operations and Product/R&D to gather reporting requirements and build reporting that enables decision-making
  • Independently prepare, compile, and send Revenue Results reports to 3DS on a monthly basis
  • Liaise with 3DS counterparts to update and enhance reporting to parent company
  • Streamline and reporting across multiple, disparate systems to drive efficiencies and increase accuracy
  • Automation of manual reporting efforts through creating reports in Workday, SalesForce, Tableau
  • Creating KPIs/metrics to better understand the business and impact decision-making and strategic direction
  • Onboard and train Reporting Contractor to develop and build out a Revenue Reporting Team
  • Maintain revenue models and systems that drive the revenue reporting and forecasting process, and support enhancements to those models and systems
  • Establish processes and track performance against annual plans, forecasts and projections.
    Assist in various finance led ad-hoc requests from the CFO and senior management

Your Competencies:

  • Proficiency with office automation software (MS Office Suite)
  • Proficiency with Tableau or related business intelligence and analytics software
  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation communication skills
  • Ability to work with concepts and work independently
  • Excellent problem diagnosis and analytical skills
  • Ability to balance several conflicting demands to achieve optimum services performance with minimum disruption to business operations
  • Sound experience in devising ways to extract data from many sources and translate this data into useful information
  • Ability to be adaptable and flexible while responding to deadlines on assignments and workflow fluctuations
  • Computer literacy with regards to accounting systems and data consolidation systems
  • Data visualization and demonstrated ability to use data to develop relevant insights and influence decision making

Your Education and Experience:

  • 4-year college degree required, or equivalent experience
  • Over 2 years work experience in a BI/Reporting capacity

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Note: The requirements should reflect your minimum requirements for the role in general

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform. 

Medidata Solutions have powered over 20,000+ clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.