Budget Analyst

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Business Administration, Finance, Public Health Administration or a related field of study or equivalent work experience
  • Certified Research Administrator of similar certification desired
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in clinical trial budgeting                                     
  • Minimum of 5 years’ overall experience in research administration
  • Understanding of per patient, per sample, milestone and cost reimbursed budgeting                                                                                                                 
  • Understanding and experience using Good Clinical Practices (GCP)                   
  • Thorough understanding of clinical trial process from protocol to study closure   
  • Knowledge and understanding of Medicare Coverage Analysis
  • Understanding of pre- and post-award issues                                                        
  • Understand impact of budget on contracting and financial management              
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (including intermediate understanding of excel)                                                                                                                       

Description of Duties: 

  • Serve as central contact for clinical trial and industry sponsored budget development
  • Guide and facilitate faculty and staff in the development and preparation of clinical trial and industry sponsored research projects
  • Analyze and evaluate contract budgets for inclusion of patient activities and all necessary expense categories to ensure proper conduct of the study
  • Work with financial analyst and assist with questions regarding budget and/or contract for billing
  • Assist in the formulation of policies/procedures and SOPs directly related to this work
  • Serve as back-up to manager in the negotiation and red-lining of industry research contracts
  • Develop relationships with Researchers/study teams and finance to help with post-award engagement and help facilitate the resolution of outstanding issues

Contact Information

Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center



1124 West Carson Street

Torrance, CA 90502


Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • College/University
  • Hospital
  • Non-Profit
  • Commercial
  • Government
  • Legal
  • Other
  • Administrator or Administrative
  • Business Manager
  • Department Administrator
  • Finance, Operations
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Research Administrator/Manager
  • Sponsored Projects/Programs

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information


  • Full Time