Associate Director, Financial Planning and Analysis role at Rho in Durham

Rho in Durham is hiring a Associate Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

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Join us in redefining what it means to work for a CRO. Working at Rho, you’ll be joining a team who take healthcare and clinical research personally, with shared experiences that drive a passion to heal, cure and solve some of humanity’s biggest challenges.
At Rho, we’re committed to you just as you’re committed to us. You’ll have the opportunity to experience a thriving company with real stability - financial, workforce, and corporate, which has created a safe environment to innovate and develop over a long and rewarding career. With a collaborative team of smart, talented, and positive people, you’ll be celebrated and respected for your expertise and given the freedom to think creatively, challenge the norm, and problem-solve.
We are currently hiring an Associate Director of Financial Planning & Analysis to join our team! In this role, you’ll lead the global financial planning and analysis and treasury functions. As a trusted partner, you will provide the executive leadership team with accurate and timely financial information necessary for making policy and operating decisions. This is a highly visible position requiring excellent presentation skills working closely with Operations to develop reporting cadence and assist in optimizing business performance.
Our Finance Team will tell you, joining Rho has been one of their best career moves in terms of contentment, financial rewards and career growth, which is why we have such stability in the group!


  • Provide leadership to the Global Financial and Accounting employees to ensure develop and growth.
  • Prepare and oversee global daily, weekly, monthly reporting and analysis for all aspects of the company to provide leadership with accurate and timely financial analysis for business growth.
  • Develop and lead the annual budgeting and long-range planning strategy and process for the company including assisting with regular and timely forecasting.
  • Partner with key functions and stakeholders across the firm to plan, analyze, and forecast financial and other key business success metrics.
  • Propose solutions to new or highly complex problems with streamlined and efficient methods or approaches; proactively search out ways to improve and streamline processes.
  • Provide analytical support on a wide range of projects and cross-functional initiatives, as well as ad hoc support and analysis for global business units.
  • Ensure Bank/Credit agreement reporting is accurate and timely.
  • Exhibit Rho’s Core Values as both a leader and employee.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or similar discipline required (graduate degree preferred) with 7+ years of progressive Accounting / Finance / Business Analysis experience which includes 2 years of CRO experience (international experience is strongly preferred).
  • Excellent skills with reporting and analysis tools (i.e., Power BI, Power Query, Excel, Spotfire) required; other technical expertise includes Netsuite, SQL, PowerPoint and SharePoint.
  • Strong Communicator: Demonstrate written, verbal and presentation skills to help showcase the successes of your work and Rho’s.
  • Committed to Quality: Every job at Rho requires an attention to detail, a deep understanding of our high-quality scientific standards, and an ability to care about every outcome.
  • High-Character: Contribute to our collaborative culture with honesty and integrity. At Rho, we value a strong team spirit highlighted by loyalty, accountability, and mutual trust. We work smart together, we work hard together, and we laugh together. We take responsibility for our actions, forgive honest mistakes and respect one another.
  • Critical Thinker: Rho values thinking. Draw on your native ingenuity, sharpened and enhanced by our intellect, training, and experience. We evaluate situations and opportunities objectively and incisively; we then craft novel, practical solutions.
  • Agile and Adaptable: Rho values the ability to change quickly. We eagerly anticipate, respond to, and take advantage of changes in our environment. We embrace risk but manage it by planning, accepting, and learning from both failures and successes. The opportunity to adapt and evolve energizes us.
  • Ability to travel and attend meetings in person, as needed.
    A few more things to know about us:
    Benefits: Rho provides a comprehensive benefits package for all benefit-eligible employees, which includes medical, vision, dental, HSA, FSA, EAP, life & disability insurance and 401(k). All employees are eligible for paid time off, holidays, parental leave and bereavement leave.
    Diversity and Inclusion: As a global, full-service CRO driven by our collective experiences, we view each of our backgrounds as a vital component in our formula for success and we strive towards building a more equitable, inclusive, and diverse environment for our employees every day. By valuing and tapping into each employee’s unique and different personal experiences, we are able to uplift employee dignity and belonging, foster more strategic creativity, and more quickly arrive at breakthrough solutions that help us heal the world.
    Flexibility: We encourage a work-life balance that allows employees to bring their best selves to work while being passionate about their lives outside work.