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Associate Director, Finance III

Job ID: BH506221

Category: Finance Manager, Finance Director, Client Finance, Accounting and Finance

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Must Have:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of finance/accounting experience
  • Strong variance analysis, cost management and valuation experience
  • Pharmaceutical-Biotech industry experience or acumen in core therapeutic areas
  • Experience consulting with senior level stakeholders/clients
  • Ability to gain trust of high-level management and leverage relationships
  • Advanced data visualization and presentation experience
  • Budgeting/planning/monthly variance analysis experience
  • Strong analytical skills and experience with financial planning/reporting systems experience (e.g. SAP, Hyperion, BREP Ascend).
  • Strong computer software skills (Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Degree in Finance or Accounting preferred
Job Summary:
Provide Financial and Decision Support to the Project Management Office of a R&D Transformation project. Accountabilities: Strategic thinking, knowledge of systems and development and maintenance of financial processes are critical accountabilities.
Leads consolidation of financial planning, analysis and reporting activities for R&D. Serves as active member of R&D FP&A consolidation team and provides strategic thinking and consultation to support decision making with significance broadly for the R&D Finance team and other key stakeholders within R&D.
  • Accountable for leading R&D consolidation activities related to financial planning, analysis and reporting.
  • Supervise the team for monthly/quarterly closes, tasks including calculation of monthly accruals and preparation of journal entries, as needed.
  • Manage the budget reporting including company’s mid range planning and LE cycles.  Coordinates, builds, and presents MRP/MYC/LRF presentation to R&D leadership
  • Leads month end close process including reviewing monthly decks and interacting with Corporate BP&A. Shares key insights of monthly performance as well as key risks and opportunities.
  • Drive the development and use of the financial planning system for assigned functions, as needed.
  • Performs ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested including tax audits, annual deferred tax analysis, new system and tool implementations.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts