AbbVie Clinical Site Payment Specialist in Lake County, Illinois

Clinical Site Payment Specialist


USA, Illinois, Lake County

1 additional location

USA, Illinois

Research & Development

Requisition #1805806

The Clinical Site Payment Specialist is responsible to manage clinical site payments from contract execution through reconciliation for multiple countries.

Key Responsibilities Include :

  • Manage appropriate prioritization of executed Clinical Study Agreements (CSAs) to enable efficient entry of contract terms and budgets into the appropriate finance system.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with accountable country SMM, Contract Management Specialists & Assistants and affiliate Financial staff. Provide direction for budget development, contract mapping and invoice processing questions in relation to the payment process.

  • Manage the purchasing process within SAP at the affiliate level for clinical site contracts

  • Liaison with SMM, Legal and finance to ensure Subject Injury payments can occur.

  • Monitor inflation rates via the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and make adjustments within the payment system to allow for appropriate payment per contract terms.

  • Conduct final site payment reconciliation monitoring.

  • Perform independent review of FMV escalations for CSA Budgets per compliance monitoring plan and escalate findings as necessary

  • Identify risks and trends that may be noted during contract mapping, invoice creation, payment processing and reconciliation and develop a mitigation strategy to be shared to minimize errors across studies and countries

  • Develop best practices and make recommendations to leadership for process improvements.

  • Support CMG contract / budget administration as needed and as availability allows.

Basic :

  • Successfully completed secondary education with 5 - 7 years applicable experience. Completion of tertiary commercial or scientific education or equivalent highly preferred with 3 - 5 years applicable experience.

  • Experience as an assistant, ideally in the field of clinical studies, medicine or Pharma-industry and interest in economic and finance-related data strongly preferred

  • Some experience in budget and/or payment processes would be an advantage

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Microsoft Excel

  • Demonstrated customer services expertise including good written and verbal communication skills. Written and verbal fluency in English

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively and efficiently in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

  • Able to work well within a team and autonomously. Able to influence without authority