Budget Analyst, Clinical Research

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York
Jun 17, 2024
Jun 18, 2024
Position Type
Analyst, Researcher
Full Time
Work Mode
On-site, Remote
Employment Type
Organization Type
Academic, Corporation / LLC
Pay Range: $73,900.00-$114,400.00 Company Overview:
The people of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) are united by a singular mission: ending cancer for life. Our specialized care teams provide personalized, compassionate, expert care to patients of all ages. Informed by basic research done at our Sloan Kettering Institute, scientists across MSK collaborate to conduct innovative translational and clinical research that is driving a revolution in our understanding of cancer as a disease and improving the ability to prevent, diagnose, and treat it. MSK is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists and clinicians, who go on to pursue our mission at MSK and around the globe.

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Job Description:
Budget Analyst, Clinical Research Finance

Exciting Opportunity at MSK: Join our team as a Budget Analyst in Clinical Research Finance. The Clinical Research Finance unit is responsible for the fiscal management of clinical research at MSK from protocol budget development through revenue management.

You will work with industry and other external sponsors, Principal Investigators, and research collaborators on budget development, negotiation, and contract payment terms. This position reports directly to the Manager, Budget Analysis.

Role Overview:
  • Review and interpret clinical research protocols and develop budgets to capture trial activity
  • Partner with Research Managers, Principal Investigators, Contract Managers, Research Financial Managers, and other team members in ORPA, Clinical Research Administration, to ensure complete, comprehensive, and timely budgets.
  • Negotiate directly with industry sponsors to reach agreement on budget and payment terms
  • Align with Human Participant Protection & Regulatory Compliance requirements
  • Work independently and collaboratively on special projects and initiatives as assigned

Key Qualifications:
  • 2-4 years of experience in clinical research or financial field, preferably in an oncology setting
  • Experience in budget development, clinical trials agreements, invoicing, and/or fiscal management preferred
  • Experience with clinical trial operations preferred
  • Administrative skills required include prioritization, time management, and ability to develop and analyze reports

Core Skills:
  • Outstanding communication.
  • Ability to apply a broad range of technical and specialized knowledge and significant job-related experience to handle complex work assignments
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving to optimize negotiation outcomes and operational efficiency.

Additional Information:
  • This position is a fully remote role with no on-site time, consistent with the overall unit. An individual may request for a hybrid option to allow some travel to campus.

Pay Range: $73,900 - $114,000.

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