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Sr. Financial Analyst, FP and A

Covance is hiring a Sr. Financial Analyst FP&A to join our dynamic team!

We have helped the pharmaceutical industry develop more medicines worldwide than any other company, including the top 50 best-selling drugs on the market today and 100% of all Oncology drugs approved in 2016. Covance has been named among the World’s Most Innovative Companies in Forbes’ 2017 Ranking, and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers… we can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term career.  With the support of exceptional people and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with dedicated mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Prepare robust business planning through accurate budgeting/forecasting
  • Assist the preparation of financial plans to understand the drivers of revenues and costs
  • Conduct monthly variance analyses
  • Identify & lead process improvement
  • Dynamic business partner who leverages relationships to drive financial planning
  • Work with Controllership/Finance Shared Services to review and ensure the accuracy of financial reports
  • Continuously seek new ways to leverage business data to offer fresh insights and aid decision making
  • Conduct advanced financial analyses to support ad-hoc requests utilizing complex scenario planning
  • Translate business strategies, initiatives and projects effectively into financial modeling
  • Oversee and mentor Financial Analysts
  • Other duties as assigned


  • BA or BS degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • 4+ years of experience in FP&A or corporate finance


  • Strong networking, team working and relationship management skills
  • Strong business acumen; understands business implications of decisions
  • Strong problem solving skills and sound judgement
  • Supports and explains reasoning for decisions/recommendations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform advanced computer skills in Microsoft Excel/Word/PowerPoint
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Experience in a matrixed, multi-site, multinational environment strongly preferred
  • Previous FP&A or corporate finance experience strongly preferred
  • Experience in life sciences industry strongly preferred
  • Experience with PeopleSoft, Hyperion, Essbase is strongly preferred

Company – Covance (Formerly LabCorp)

Location – Durham, NC

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