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Clinical Contracts Associate - II
Ref No.: 18-12618
Location: Foster City, California
Responsible for clinical administrative operations activities involving clinical finance support and/or assistance with contract negotiations. Completes responsibilities in a timely, organized way. Identifies issues/problems and provides customary recommendations for solutions. May focus on either contracts, or finance or both areas based on business need. Coordinates and ensures that monthly payment processes are completed accurately and on time. Works on diverse business problems that require financial analysis with only general instructions from more senior individuals in department. Assists clinical teams in resolving financial issues as they relate to either site or vendor contracts. Has frequent contact with external customers in regards to payment issues. Supports Quarterly Variance Analysis process for vendor contracts.Coordinates the preparation, negotiation, execution, and tracking of domestic and/or international site agreements, including study specific budget templates, contracts and other documents with specific guidance from manager. Works closely with internal and vendor clinical teams to ensure rapid start-up of study sites. Responsible for tracking the progress of study-start-up activities as it relates to contracts and budgets. Assists clinical teams in evaluating the progress of vendor contracts as the clinical program progresses.Demonstrates excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Performs routine work without detailed instructions. Demonstrates proficiency in the use of complex budgeting & forecasting database tools. Interacts well with clinical teams, legal, and corporate finance. Performs routine work under moderate supervision and complex tasks under general supervision.