Sr. Financial Analyst / Manager, Finance

Durham, NC, United States
Jul 08, 2019
Administration, Finance
Bio NC
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Sr. Financial Analyst / Manager, Financewill serve as a business partner across the organization, providing financial management of operational expenses, including actual and planning activities. Additionally, the Sr. Financial Analyst / Manager, Financewill create financial models to support scenario planning and business decisions. This role will interact with all levels of the company and must be comfortable presenting complex financial solutions to non-financial audiences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. This list contains the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform role-related duties other than those contained in this document.
  • Prepare monthly actual reports and analysis to understand key drivers and variances from budget
  • Assist with quarterly close to include interpretation of key financial reports and entering, updating and reconciling certain transactions and accounts
  • Work with external auditors and other external consultants to ensure Precision aligns with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and SOX Compliance
  • Work with Associate Director Finance, Finance Liaisons, and Budget Owners to prepare and deliver accurate quarterly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Partner with the business to provide financial analysis and solutions on all financial and accounting matters
  • Ensure accurate project accounting and reporting between ERP (Netsuite) and project management (Mavenlink) systems
  • Assist with financial modeling to support scenario planning and decision making within the company
  • Consolidate and analyze information covering all areas of the organization
  • Support other finance projects as necessary


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully.
  • Bachelors degree in accounting, economics or finance or equivalent experience required
  • At least 6years of finance experience required
  • Knowledge of financial modeling and analysis, budgeting and forecasting required
  • Ability to work with ERP systems and forecasting tools to retrieve, analyze, and report on all financial data required
  • Experience with Oracle NetSuite or with relevant ERP system is required
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications (Word/PPT/Excel) required
  • Developed organizational agility including the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Ability to evaluate data and assimilate into a working plan for improvement
  • Creative problem solving for complexities within the organization

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee could potentially encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

Precision BioSciences mission and vision is to translate the worlds most powerful genome editing technology into greatly needed products throughout the life sciences, by being the conduit through which the greatest genome engineering challenges are solved. Precisions wholly proprietary ARCUS genome editing platform enables the production of highly specific nucleases that can insert, remove, and modify DNA at essentially any location in a complex genome. Through our ARCUS platform, we are developing genome editing-based products to address critical needs in oncology, genetic disease, agriculture, and beyond. For additional information, please visit

Precision BioSciences provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Precision BioSciences complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.