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Financial Analyst - III
Ref No.: 18-00201
Location: Foster City, California
Position Type:Contract
Title: Senior Financial Analyst II
Location: Foster City, CA
Type: Contract

  • Responsible for accurate and timely monthly management reporting including monthly financials and functional expense reporting. Conducts comprehensive financial analyses and uses results to provide input to upper management.
  • Perform ad-hoc business analysis and preparation of materials in support of R&D Leadership.
  • Process improvement. Develop more automated template/dashboard, supports the FP&A group in development and maintenance of financial reports. Provides input in the continual improvement and support of budgeting software and database structure. Executes and distributes monthly management reports.
  • Month end-close activity involving accruals and other journal entries. Responsible for Annual Plan (Budget) and Latest Estimate (LE) Processes: Proactive involvement in the budgeting and planning process for capital spend, headcount and OPEX planning, and for implementing appropriate review processes. Collaborates with other FP&A functions to ensure alignment of information, and completeness and timeliness of submissions.
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience in a financial planning and analysis role and a BA or BS degree. MBA is a plus.
  • Familiar with financial software including Oracle OBIEE, Hyperion Smart View, and proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint and database structures is required.
  • Tableau experience is highly recommended
  • Experience with project reporting, operational accounting and reporting is required.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills are a must. Interpersonal (team player/ability to work cross-functionally)
  • Able to work in a deadline driven and multi-task environment.
  • Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus, but not required.
  • Experience in multi-national organization a plus.