1925 - Finance Business Partner

Cytel Inc, Waltham, Massachusetts

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Date Posted September 05, 2020
Industry Private Sector BioStat Jobs
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Cytel provides unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services. At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.

As the Finance Business Partner, your primary responsibility will be supporting the forecasting, budgeting, and long-range planning for the company as well as understanding key market & operational metrics for the assigned Business Unit. This will be a highly visible role that will work closely with Department Leadership, Head of FP&A and the CFO on key projects.


  • Act as primary finance support and business partner to Service & Commercial Business Units by providing recommendations based on key analysis & interpretation.
  • Responsible for month end close assurance, monthly financial review, execution of monthly forecast, annual budgeting, and long-range planning activities.
  • Understand the key drivers of financial results in order to provide insightful reporting and analysis.
  • Interprets and articulate client analytics to commercial leaders and helps influence commercial strategy and guides future commercial financial decisions based on their impact on financial performance.
  • Translates results of all business analysis and financial analysis into valuable insights and actionable recommendations for business leaders; supplies ad hoc analysis as requested.
  • Maintains, produces, and communicates a relevant and impactful set of metrics designed to support evaluation of financial performance.
  • As part of FP&A, builds reporting and understands/addresses needs of business unit/function leadership.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 5+ years of finance experience within Clinical Research Organization or Project Based Consulting Industry
  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems
  • Strong presence with the ability to interact with and advise Senior Leadership
  • Proven ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet tight deadlines

Why Cytel?

  • Our collaborative working environment encourages innovation and rewards results, and we are proud to have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry.
  • In addition to a competitive compensation, we offer an excellent benefit’s package, annual bonus incentive, promote work-life balance, and the opportunity to grow with us!
  • Work with respected experts and thought leaders in the fields of biostatistics and statistical programming.

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Cytel does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact Cytel’s human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Cytel. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Cytel. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Cytel. Cytel shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies.

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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