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Charles River Laboratories Financial Analyst in Paris, France

Financial Analyst

Req ID: 137811


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For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Financial Analyst to join the team in Europe. This is a new role driven by the rapid expansion of the business across Europe. The role will provide essential support to the Senior Financial Analysts who partner with our sites based in Ballina in Ireland, Cologne and Erkrath in Germany and Chatillon in France. The role will report to the Senior Financial Analyst based in Ballina.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Prepare analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual results compared to forecast, budget, and prior year for Chatillon in France.

  • Prepare the monthly revenue accruals and perform reconciliations for SOX controls for Chatillon in France.

  • Oversee a small number of cost centre reports and build the annual budget for Edinburgh.

  • Perform analysis of revenue activities including: monthly revenue verification, forecast variance analysis and contract reviews.

  • Assist with the preparation of Capital Expenditure Requests (CERs) and Return on Investment and payback analysis associated with CERs. Support the Senior Financial Analysts in Europe with the monthly review of capital spend.

  • Assist the Senior Financial Analysts in Europe with the monthly forecast, annual budget and strategic plan processes.

  • Assist the Senior Financial Analysts in Europe with the preparation of the monthly financial results and key performance indicators for the monthly business reviews with the Biologics Senior Leadership Team.

  • Assist with site optimization initiatives across Europe. Partner with the local site optimization leads to set and agree short term priorities, meet key delivery milestones and ensure a continuous pipeline of future improvement projects for each site.

  • Assist with pricing initiatives across Europe working closely with the Senior Financial Analysts and the Senior Pricing Manager in Biologics Finance.

  • Provide ad-hoc analysis and insights on specific issues to help drive and improve performance such as customer and service line profitability.

  • Assist Shared Services Finance with the provision of information to internal and external auditors, including statutory reporting.


  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) or equivalent required

  • Recognised accounting qualification (ACA/ACMA/ACCA) or equivalent with 5 years PQE required

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience in a financial analysis role.

  • Advanced MS Office skills required (in particular Excel and PowerPoint)

  • SAP skills preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Fluent in English.

  • Be willing to travel to our sites in Europe

  • Developing effective working relationships with the business

  • Engaging and influencing stakeholders

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Dynamic, driven, proactive and adaptable

Job Summary

  • Job Qualifications

  • About Biologics Testing Solutions

With more than 50 years of experience and proven regulatory expertise, the Charles River Biologics group can address challenging projects for biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies worldwide. Offering a variety of services such as contamination and impurity testing, protein characterzation, bioassays, viral clearance studies and stability and lot release programs, we support clients throughout the biologic development cycle, from the establishment and characterization of cell banks through preclinical and clinical studies to marketed products. Whether clients need stand-alone services, a unique package of testing, or insourced support, our Biologics group can create a custom solution to suit their needs. Each year more than 20,000 biologic testing reports are sent each and over 200 licenses products are supported by our biologics testing solutions team.

About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2018, revenue increased to $2.67 billion.

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.