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Finance Manager in Brisbane, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2124498

FP&A Manager

Position Summary:

The FP&A Manager will work with a variety of cross functional teams and support high energy and fast paced business partners. This role will support Commercial and R&D in forecasting, budgeting, reporting, strategic planning, decision support, accounting close activities, clinical accruals, and analytics.

Qualified candidates must have the ability to execute multiple work-streams in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and remain open to new projects and/or responsibilities as the business evolves. Candidates must have strong attention to detail, ability to effectively business partner across functions, drive decision making, problem solving, and time management skills. Must be proactive and deadline-oriented.


• Ensure timely delivery and accuracy of monthly financial reporting

• Manage quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting for multiple functions

• Develop comprehensive knowledge of Commercial and R&D

• Become a subject matter expert on the GBT clinical pipeline

• Meet regularly with Commercial and clinical operations personnel and management

• Provide explanations of monthly variances versus expectations

• Identify, track and analyze key metrics / KPIs that impact the business

• Partner with accounting staff to ensure accuracy and integrity of company financials

• Accounting for Commercial activities and clinical studies including preparation of accruals and prepaids

• Perform financial modeling and scenario analysis

• Provide timely financial analysis on an ad-hoc basis to management

Desired Skills and Experience:

• BA/BS degree in Finance, Business, or equivalent practical experience

• 4+ years of experience in biotech industry, specifically in FP&A / Corporate Finance supporting Commercial and / or R&D

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Strong financial analysis and solid knowledge of managerial accounting

• Ability to anticipate and plan ahead in fast-paced environment

• Ability to work independently and cross-functionally with multiple teams throughout the company

• NetSuite background a plus

• Experience with FP&A Planning system a must (Adaptive Insights a plus)

• High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and modeling

• Ability to build strong relationships with co-workers across functions

• Ability to function at a high level in a team setting whether leading a cross-functional group or acting as an individual contributor

• Values-based leadership consistent with Core Values

• Excitement about the vision and mission

• Flexibility

• Integrity

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."