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Associate Director / Director FP&A

Company: BVOH Search and Consulting in Accounting and Finan
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Our client, a biotechnology company in San Francisco, is looking for an Associate Director of FP&A join their growing company. This company has a very strong board, boasts a great culture, and has multiple successful programs that are moving along well in the FDA approval process. Reporting into their Sr. Director of FP&A, the successful candidate will interface heavily with the senior leadership team and Board. 


• Financial Planning & Analysis:

o Provide senior financial and operational leadership for budgeting, forecasting, and strategic planning for the R&D organization 

o Act as strategic financial partner and point of contact for SVP of Development, Translational, Research and CMC and all R&D Department Heads/VPs

o Actively engage in and oversee expense accrual processes for R&D, in collaboration with accounting and operational stakeholders

o Ensure accuracy, transparency, and efficiency of financial close-related responsibilities, in coordination with other members of finance and accounting organization

o Act as Finance Lead for Johnson & Johnson collaboration, acting a key contributor aligning shared budgets, financial reporting, and other financial related responsibilities between the two companies

o Pro-actively engage with project teams and functional leaders to manage budgets, challenge assumptions and estimates, identify areas for improvement and/or cost savings, and ensure consistency between departmental financial plans, corporate goals, and project timelines

o Drive monthly financial and managerial reporting packages, including analysis of key financial metrics, executive level explanations of variances and trends

o Deliver financial presentations to senior leadership, including annual budget and forecast summaries, and quarterly financial dashboards and reports

o Provide mentoring, coaching and leadership to direct reports

• Consolidated and Strategic Finance support: 

o Assist in the creation of the monthly SLG Financial Dashboard, “Latest Estimate”, Board Audit Committee slides, Board packages and other Consolidated finance deliverables

o Lead analytical support analyses for Corporate and Business Development team as required

o Lead analytical support analyses for Long Term Strategic Planning model


• Bachelor's degree or equivalent in accounting, finance, or related fields with 7+ years of experience in finance related roles, previous biotech, pharmaceutical, or life science FP&A experience a plus; M.B.A. is a plus

• Strong Excel skills; experience with Cognos TM1 or related Financial planning systems/software experience

• Track record of effectively partnering across the organization with a collaborative style working across internal and external teams a must

• Excellent knowledge of US GAAP accounting and SOX requirements

• Detail oriented, solution driven with excellent written and verbal communication analytical, and presentation skills

Keywords: BVOH Search and Consulting in Accounting and Finan, South San Francisco , Associate Director / Director FP&A, Other , South San Francisco, California

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