Senior Scientist, In Vivo Pharmacology Associate Scientist, In Vitro Pharmacology

BRIS 2.109


  • Plan and coordinate the annual budget process, long-term forecast, periodic re-forecasts and on-going projections.
  • Provide regular reporting and variance analyses to R&D function and cost center managers to enable decision making and alignment to company objectives.
  • Provide budget versus actual analyses to alliance partners with whom we have collaborative cost-sharing arrangements.
  • Work closely with clinical operations in order to develop budgeting and long-term forecasting related to clinical trials and related expenditures and collaborative arrangements with alliance partners.
  • Prepare, review and analyze financial reports, presenting operating results and budget variations for Executive Management.
  • Forecast and manage cash flow and assist in managing cash investments to maintain appropriate liquidity for the company.
  • Provide financial analysis and presentations for Audit Committee, Board of Directors, press releases, alliance partners, and investor packages.
  • This is a hands-on management position.
  • Identify and implement process development and improvements relating to budgeting, forecasting, period close process, ERP implementation, and financial reporting.
  • Participate in other ad hoc projects, roles, and workload sharing between Finance , Investor Relations and Accounting as appropriate.
  • Other related duties, as assigned.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills, ability to effectively interact with others at all levels– within and outside of finance.
  • Ability to tailor communication to the audience to achieve desire results.
  • Self-starter with the demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere with minimal supervision.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting, CPA/MBA preferred.
  • 7+ years’ experience in accounting, financial reporting/analysis or related field preferably in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experience with building financial models for clinical trials a strong plus.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, with experience building models.
  • Experience utilizing enterprise-grade, commercial ERP systems and reporting software; Netsuite and Adaptive experience a plus.
  • Ability to gather, analyze and interpret information for completeness and accuracy; excellent attention to detail; excellent organizational skills.
  • Experience with FP&A Planning systems preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP).

Please send resume and cover letter