Indianapolis, IN

Revenue Recognition Financial Analyst


Do you have an Accounting or Finance Degree, minimum of 2-3 years relevant work experience, ability to perform financial analysis, solve problems and make recommendations? Are you interested in fast-paced, changing environment where you can make an immediate impact by applying your analytical skills? In this position you will be part of a team responsible for implementing a new PeopleSoft Billing system, supporting a $1 Billion global revenue stream.

Get ready to redefine whats possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, youll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, youll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning. To provide Signature Client Service while performing revenue recognition, reporting, and project performance analysis.


Performs regular revenue recognition, billing, and period end closing responsibilities

* Perform pre and post close financial analysis and make financial recommendations to support the closing process.

* Month end close responsibilities include journal entries, G/L account reconciliations, SEC schedules, variance analysis and reporting.

* Maintain control standards on manual and one-time special invoicing events through documentation and loading into the financial software.

* Execute the month end billing and invoice generation process, including electronic invoicing to vendor systems.

Liaise with our domestic and international financial colleagues to ensure proper accounting of intercompany and locally required billing events.

Supports both internal and external client financial audits.

Work closely with other global functional areas (Client Services, Global Project Management, Sourcing, and Commercial Development) to ensure that financial implication of strategic and tactical decisions and policies are identified and adhered to.

Develop successful and efficient solutions to client requests for non-standard service offerings, ensuring compliance with company objectives and financial policies, while delivering superior client service.



BA or BS degree in Finance or Accounting or related field


Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Minimum of two to three (2-3) years comparable experience.

Extensive knowledge of analytical tools such as MS Excel to facilitate analysis presentation

MS Access proficiency preferred.

Outstanding verbal and written skills with exposure to senior management.

Prior use of ERP and Operational systems (demonstrated knowledge of system connectivity)

Ability to understand database structure, system interaction, and transaction flow among disparate systems.
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