Clinical Trials Budget Analyst

  • MaineHealth
  • Hybrid (Scarborough, ME, USA)
  • Feb 01, 2024
Full Time Administration & Operations

Job Description

This position is for someone interested in joining a financial operations team within the Clinical Trials Division at the MaineHealth Institute for Research, based in Scarborough.

The Financial Operations team contributes to research at MaineHealth by collaborating with clinical research and project teams on forecast preparation, variance analysis, and collecting and analyzing data to implement strategies for cost savings and planning.

Under the general direction of the Manager of Clinical Trials Research Operations, the Budget Analyst II will take on primary responsibility for managing the daily business and financial activities of clinical trials assigned to them.

The Budget Analyst supports a broad range of research operations management including Research Counsel, Sponsored Research, Accounting Management, and Financial/Business Operations. Successful support will require skills in RedCap, EMR, and CTMS navigation and fiscal reporting, for timely study and project status updates.

This role requires general knowledge of clinical research coordination, initiative, independent judgment, and discretion. 

A fully remote or flexible on-site/off-site work schedule from our Scarborough office is available for this position.

About MaineHealth:

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.”  MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.


Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or 3 years’ experience as a Clinical Trials Budget Analyst. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • License/Certifications: N/A
  • Experience: A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience with clinical trials, or a combination of clinical trials and relevant work experience required; A minimum of 2-3 years direct experience budgeting and estimating clinical trials costs; Must have working knowledge of clinical trials via 1-2 years of industry or site experience
  • Must understand what is standard of care or routine care and what is considered research-related in the context of a clinical trial
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize work independently with strong attention to detail and superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in collaboration with ancillary teams, departments, investigators, research staff, supporting administration, and sponsors/funding agencies.
  • Provide excellent customer service while maintaining accurate results in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment.