Clinical Research Budget Analyst

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.
For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details

The Clinical Research (CR) Finance unit within the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) is responsible for the overall fiscal management of clinical research at MSK from protocol budget development through revenue management. Our team is seeking a talented Clinical Research Budget Analyst that will work with industry sponsors, Principal Investigators, and other research collaborators on all aspects of budget development, negotiation and approval, and contract payment terms. This position reports directly to the CR Finance Manager.

In effort to accommodate the growth and complexity of clinical trials at MSK, Clinical Research Administration (CRA) has redesigned its infrastructure to ensure a more cost-effective and streamlined business process. Are you interested in working for an organization with purpose? Do you enjoy project work and streamlining processes? This is a terrific opportunity for someone with experience in finance, clinical research, or other related business.

You Will:

  • Review and interpret clinical research protocols and develop budgets to capture trial activity
  • Partner with Research Managers, Principal Investigators, Contract Managers, Research Fund Managers, and other team members in ORPA, CRA, and clinical and technical settings to ensure complete, comprehensive, accurate and timely budgets
  • Negotiate directly with industry sponsors to reach an agreement on budget and payment terms
  • Comply with Human Participant Protection & Regulatory Compliance requirements
  • Work independently and collaboratively on special projects and initiatives as assigned 

You Are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions
  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding
  • A detail-oriented team-player, eager to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment
  • A dedicated administrative professional, accountable for your work, able to prioritize and balance multiple tasks, and invested in MSK’s mission

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s degree required with at least 2-4 years of experience in clinical research or financial field, preferably in an oncology setting
  • Experience with financial implications of clinical research strongly preferred
  • Experience in clinical research financial management and oversight including but not limited to experience in budget development, clinical trials agreements, invoicing, and/or fiscal management preferred  
  • Experience with clinical trial operations preferred
  • The ability to apply a broad range of technical and specialized knowledge and significant job-related experience to handle complex work assignments 
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written and the ability to interact and communicate with a diverse group of individuals 
  • Administrative skills required include prioritization, time management, and ability to develop and analyze reports

Contact Information

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center




Not available

Background Information

4-Year Degree


  • Hospital
  • Finance, Operations
  • Other

Authorized to work in the US


Target Job Information

  • Full Time