Project Financial Analyst

The Project Financial Analyst has for objective to track and report on the profitability of projects to ensure the financial performance of the company and a high quality of clinical research project management services.


This role will be perfect for you if:


  • You have a solid understanding of complex enterprise processes and wish to help shape a growing finance and accounting department.
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders comes easily to you.
  • You understand the pharmaceutical and CRO industry or want to learn all about it.




Contract / Project set-up


  • Review the client agreements and convert them into the Innovaderm internal cost structure
  • Upload the project budget and related amendments in the project management tool
  • Update the status of activities according to the progression of project


Revenue / Expenses recognition and project reconciliation


In collaboration with the operations team:

  • Apply the revenue recognition criteria (% of completion) on a monthly basis to reconcile if revenue should be recognized, and determine how much
  • Monitor and report large revenues and expenses variances compared to budget and forecast
  • Ensure expenses are recognized on a monthly basis according to the revenues and take accruals when necessary
  • Consolidate the revenue and expense forecast of the projects on a monthly basis
  • Produce a profitability analysis by project and other parameters


Project reconciliation


  • Support external clients on a monthly basis for their accrual calculation
  • Once the projects are coming to an end, proceed with the final reconciliation of the costs incurred and ensure that all invoices were produced and paid
  • Produce final financial report of projects


Invoice management


  • Review project invoicing and provide expertise as needed
  • Act as the main point of contact for clients on any questions related to the invoicing
  • Participate in weekly or monthly calls with the clients and operations as needed


Internal presentations and special projects


  • Provide a finance expertise to the operations and finance team
  • Produce monthly presentations for the management
  • Provide ad-hoc analysis
  • Participate in financial special project such as the implementation of an ERP






  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting of related field
  • CPA certification, an asset




  • 5 years of experience in project accounting


Knowledge and skills


  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Professional judgment and proven interpersonal skills
  • Excellent command of the tools of the Microsoft Windows suite
  • Comfortable working in an environment in constant evolution

The work environment


At Innovaderm, you will work with brilliant and driven colleagues. Our values are integrity, commitment and teamwork. We offer a stimulating work environment and attractive advancement opportunities.


As a Project Financial Analyst, you will be eligible for the following perks:


  • Flexible work schedule
  • Permanent full-time position
  • Complete benefits (medical, dental, vision, RRSP, vacation, personal days, virtual medical clinic, public transportation rebates, social activities)
  • Offices near public transportation (Sherbrooke metro station or Saint-Laurent metro station)
  • Ongoing learning and development


About Innovaderm


Innovaderm is a contract research organization (CRO) specialized in dermatology. Since its beginnings in 1999, our organization has benefited from a solid reputation for the quality of its research and services exceeding the expectations of its clients. Based in Montreal, Innovaderm continues to grow and expand in North America.



We thank you for your application and please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Innovaderm only accepts applicants with a work permit for Canada.

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