Senior Financial Analyst III (Biotech)

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Foster City, CA
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 14, 2017
Job ID
Senior Financial Analyst III (Biotech) – Foster City, CA
The Senior Financial Analyst III will provide financial support for world-wide HR and Facilities functions as part of the G&A FP&A team.
Activities include:
  • Lead the annual budgeting, forecasting, and long term strategic planning process for each functional area for all operating expense, headcount, and capital expenditures.
  • Responsible for the delivery of accurate and timely monthly management reporting including monthly financials and functional expense reporting.
  • Manage business partner relationships with middle and upper management, conduct advanced analysis to support business decision making.
  • Support the enterprise wide capital planning and reporting processes.
  • Assist with Systems enhancement UAT’s, including working with functions to define and document processes and policies, building out new reports, and providing tools to empower business partners.
Essential Duties and Job Functions:
  • Leads the coordination and delivery of accurate and timely monthly management functional expense reporting and budgeting/forecasting.
  • Capable of independently managing multiple tasks in a highly deadline driven environment with a high level of precision.
  • Provide analytical support to upper management to support key decision making.
  • Work closely with finance management to develop more integrated planning processes and systems.
  • Ensure compliance with internal controls, company policies and procedures including the Worldwide Controller’s Policies. Identifies opportunities for process improvement and implement course of action.
  • Be a motivated self-starter and be able to work with minimal supervision.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
  • 7+ years of relevant experience in a financial planning and analysis role and a BA or BS degree. Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus. Experience in multi-national organization a plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strong knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting policies and procedures required.
  • In-depth knowledge of Oracle and Hyperion is required. Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required. Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required. Strong attention to detail. Strong organizational and analytical skills are a must.
  • Demonstrated success working in a deadline driven and multi-task environment.
  • At US and non-US sites, proficiency in written and verbal English is required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.