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Company: BVOH Search and Consulting in Accounting and Finan
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Our client, a biopharmaceutical company in Palo Alto, is looking for an Associate Director of FP&A to join their team. Focusing on therapies for ultra-rare diseases, the company is going through Phase III clinical trials for their lead product. This is the first FP&A hire for the company and will report into the VP Finance and Controller, and will work closely with the CFO.


Drive the annual budget process

Manage the quarterly update process for the rolling forecast

Prepare and distribute budget vs. actual variance analysis and related reporting to department heads

Meet with department heads to ensure a thorough understanding of their operating results and related variances from budget

Support the commercial operations group in development of long-term revenue models

Assist with consensus estimates, stock price performance and other ad hoc research projects to support Investor Relations

Prepare various financial models and scenarios to provide support to various strategic discussions by executive management

Provide financial and analytical support on existing portfolio for business development and scenario analysis

Build and maintain the Companys strategic long-range financial model

Preparation and presentation of board materials in relation to any or all the above

Develop and manage monthly executive summary and metrics reporting

Special projects, as needed


5-10 years of related experience, including within life sciences

Banking experience or similar experience building complex excel models

BA/BS in Finance, Management Science or Life Sciences is required

MBA desirable

Experience with Anaplan or other planning software desirable

Advanced/expert knowledge of excel is required

Excellent analytical & modelling skills

Strong communication skills, including ability to interface with all levels and internationally

Knowledge of project and department budgeting

Ability to meet deadlines and manage conflicting priorities

Strong financial planning skills with ability to understand the details and identify the impact on the big picture

Proven ability to multi-task, and to adapt and proactively respond to a changing environment

Ability to plan and execute complex tasks and to solve problems independently

Strong financial planning skills with ability to understand the details and identify the impact on the big picture

Highest level of professional and ethical performance standards

Experience as an effective leader, people manager and a team builder

Energetic, dedicated, and enthusiastic team player with high degree of initiative

Keywords: BVOH Search and Consulting in Accounting and Finan, Palo Alto , Director, Other , Palo Alto, California

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