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Budget Analyst, Clinical Research

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

June 23, 2022
Budget Analyst, Clinical Research

Successful candidates may choose whether they would prefer to be remote (with a minimum of two yearly visits to the NYC office)  or hybrid with the flexibility to come into our NYC offices. The choice is yours!

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The role is part of the Clinical Research (CR) Finance unit within the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA). We are responsible for the overall fiscal management of clinical research at MSK from protocol budget development through revenue management. We redesigned our infrastructure to ensure a more cost-effective and streamlined business process.

You will work with industry sponsors, Principal Investigators, and other research collaborators on all aspects of budget development, negotiation and approval, and contract payment terms. This position reports directly to the CR Finance Manager.

You Will:

Review and interpret clinical research protocols and develop budgets to capture trial activity
Partner with Research Managers, Principal Investigators, Contract Managers, Research Fund Managers, and other team members in ORPA, CRA, and clinical and technical settings to ensure complete, comprehensive, accurate and timely budgets.
Negotiate directly with industry sponsors to reach an agreement on budget and payment terms
Comply with Human Participant Protection & Regulatory Compliance requirements
Work independently and collaboratively on special projects and initiatives as assigned

You Are:

Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
A detail-oriented team-player, eager to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
A dedicated administrative professional, accountable for your work, able to prioritize and balance multiple tasks, and invested in MSK’s mission

You Have:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
2-4 years of experience in clinical research or financial field, preferably in an oncology setting
Experience with financial implications of CR strongly preferred
Experience in clinical research financial management and oversight. Experience in budget development, clinical trials agreements, invoicing, and/or fiscal management preferred
Experience with clinical trial operations preferred
Apply a broad range of technical and specialized knowledge and significant job-related experience to handle complex work assignments
Administrative skills required include prioritization, time management, and ability to develop and analyze reports