Pharmacyclics, LLC

Intern - FP&A

Sunnyvale, CA
Feb 15, 2018
Administration, General
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Pharmacyclics is committed to the development and commercialization of novel therapies intended to improve the quality and duration of life and to resolve serious unmet medical needs for cancer patients. Pharmacyclics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV), a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company. Oncology is a key therapeutic area for AbbVie, with a portfolio consisting of three marketed products and a pipeline containing multiple promising new molecules that are being studied in more than 200 clinical trials for over 20 different types of cancer.

More than 1,200 Pharmacyclics and AbbVie research scientists, clinicians, marketing, operations and corporate professionals work in the San Francisco Bay Area. They combine their expertise in immuno-oncology, stem cells, and cell-signaling with their knowledge of bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs), and covalent-inhibitor technologies to discover and develop novel cancer treatments. Together, we are striving to outsmart cancer.

Value to the Intern:

Intern will be able to learn how a finance team works during the month end and quarter end close. The intern will assist in the Company's 2019 budget cycle which will commence in Summer 2018. Intern's experience at PCYC will build their creativity and analytical skills.

Value to Pharmacyclics:

  • Review month end close package

  • Assist with monthly Actuals reporting to AbbVie Corporate

  • Assist with preparation of U.S. payroll and benefit assumptions for the 2019 budget

  • Review monthly LBE package

  • Support Financial Analysts with Department budget control and 2019 budget activities

  • Support in the Headcount consolidation process

  • Support in the Capital consolidation process

  • Ad hoc FP&A projects as needed


  • Excellent organization and communication skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Microsoft Suite

Education Requirements:

  • Complete at least one year of university studies prior to internship start date

  • Be an active student in good standing at an accredited university

  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent

Final Presentation

Each Intern is expected to prepare a short presentation to their team to share what they have learned through their internship and how they hope their new knowledge will help them secure their future career. Presentations should be 10 - 15 minutes long and should include visual aid (posters or PowerPoint).