Manager/Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Dec 07, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Poseida Therapeutics is seeking an exceptional Manager/Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis who will be responsible for the direction and oversight of all planning and budgeting processes including:  annual, quarterly, and project budgeting processes. This role reports to the Vice President, Finance and will oversee the creation and maintenance of reports in excel for actual versus budget/forecast analysis and the development of complex financial models.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the annual budgeting process, quarterly forecasts, forward-looking projections, multi-year project P&L statements and other financial planning processes
  • Partner with department heads to prepare the annual budget and strategic plan
  • Performs actual to budget/forecast variance analysis on a monthly basis
  • Prepares and submits, on a timely and accurate basis, a variety of scheduled financial reports
  • Manages the development of multi-year project financial statements and analysis for different scenarios
  • Financial analysis includes income statement, cash flow statement, and NPV calculations
  • Implement budget software system
  • Identifies opportunities for improved financial performance.  Continually seeks ways to improve operating efficiency within the department and overall business
  • Creates and maintains reports and queries for ad hoc management requests
  • Support special projects by driving the right set of analyses and presenting conclusions
  • Work on ad-hoc projects as needed


  • Requires 5-10 years of accounting and financial analysis/planning experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum of three years experience at a biotech company in this role
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Advanced proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Great Plains 
  • Effective communication across all levels of the organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demands an in-depth knowledge of company operations
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and effectively manage multiple tasks
  • Effective organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to set-up, automate and track data and information.
  • Requires minimal supervision and ability to act independently

About Poseida

Poseida Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company leveraging proprietary next-generation non-viral, gene engineering technologies to create life-saving therapeutics for patients with high unmet medical need. The company is developing a wholly-owned pipeline of autologous and allogeneic CAR-T product candidates, initially focused on the treatment of hematological malignancies and solid tumors. Poseida’s product candidates are designed to address the limitations of other CAR-T therapies, including duration of response, the ability to treat solid tumors and safety concerns. P-BCMA-101 is Poseida’s lead CAR-T therapy currently in Phase 1 clinical development for the treatment of relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma. For more information, visit