• Project Analyst 1

    Job Locations - | US-VA-Charlottesville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/23/2018 9:30 AM)
  • Overview

    Do you love numbers?  Do you enjoy creating spreadsheets and analyzing data?  Do you want to use your experience to make a great impact on clinical trials; ultimately helping with the development of new medicines?


    If so, we'd like to meet you!


    Who are we?

    We Are PRA.

    We are 15,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.



    Who are you?


    You are a business guru who can identify risk, analyze and manipulate data and can effectively and confidently present findings and make recommendations.  You are flexible and adaptable and can multi task with ease as you work with multiple project managers on multiple projects.

    You aim to produce the highest quality work, while maintaining professionalism, a courteous attitude and helpful communications with clients and our fellow team members. 



    What will you be doing?


    The Project Analyst is responsible for a full range of financial and strategic analyst support which ensure the operational effectiveness and excellence of the business unit through modeling and developing recommendations for senior management team. The Project Analyst will track and analyze business unit trends and make appropriate recommendations that will positively impact the unit including any cross‐divisional analysis, or any necessary strategic analysis. Serve as a key technical expert on financial issues, concerns, and projects. Interface with senior and executive management responding to their requests for financial information and resolving reporting and compliance issues. Prepare special reports and financial studies for management and provide findings and variances to plan.

    In addition to above:
    • Employees at this level needs to be able to identify and highlight potential issues related to project financial risks that impact PRA’s profitability.
    • The ability to perform in depth project analysis using different sources of information to help make a support the decision making process.
    • Demonstrates effective organizational and multi‐tasking skills.
    • Effective time management skills and has the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects or tasks simultaneously.
    • Understands the importance of meeting deliverable timelines set by the client, the project team and corporate.
    • Ability to interpret and apply PRA policies/procedures and practices.
    • Communicates clearly in both oral and written form.


    • Read, write and speak English; fluent in host country language required.
    • Proficiency in spreadsheet software required.
    • Articulate and professional, can communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft products
    • Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, preferred


    To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.


    PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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