Manager, Finance - FP&A

Location
Foster City, CA, United States
Posted
Jan 06, 2021
Ref
2093568
Discipline
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Manager, Finance - FP&A
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

About us Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.Being here matters. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Finance Manager, Commercial FP&A, Liver and Cardiopulmonary (L&CP) BU Specific Responsibilities & Skills: The Finance Manager will be responsible for providing support to the US Commercial organization and specifically partnering with the L&CP (Liver and Cardiopulmonary) Business Unit for Expense analysis and consolidation. This role reports into the Senior Finance Director for the L&CP BU and will be part of the US Commercial FP&A team. The role will also provide ad-hoc revenue support as needed. Success in this role will require the ability to cultivate an effective business partnership between the Commercial functional areas and Finance. The Finance Manager will be viewed as a key business partner - a "go to person" for financial analysis, insight, and counsel. This person will be responsible for demonstrating strong communication, influencing and strategic thinking skills that will drive value to the business.

Essential Duties and Functions:
  • Support the annual operational forecasts and the 3-year Forecast for the L&CP business, providing recommendations and business driven scenario analyses.
  • Develop a strong understanding of all the key performance drivers and issues relating to budget, actual results & forecast updates. Incorporate understanding into quantitative and qualitative analysis of the business' financial results including variances. Ensure key issues, risks, and business drivers are understood and highlighted.
  • Manage the monthly and quarterly close process for marketing expense and oversee expense consolidation. This includes expense accruals, management reporting, and budget vs. actual variance analysis.
  • Proactively recommend process improvements to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our reporting and analysis
  • Provide ad-hoc revenue support for the L&CP portfolio


Key competencies:
  • Results Orientation: The ideal candidate will be results-driven and must thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The preferred candidate must have the ability to deliver results and possess a strong drive to meet and exceed goals and is willing to take ownership of problems and make sound decisions.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: Must have an inquisitive mind and the ability to work effectively with multiple functions.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility with diverse audiences and be perceived as a leader is required.
  • Business Savvy and Financial Acumen: The candidate will possess technical knowledge on analytics, business foresight, and problem-solving skills.
  • Change Leadership: The candidate will be an independent self-starter and a proactive leader with a drive to strive for continuous improvement and consistently challenging the status quo.


Knowledge, Experience & Skills Required:
  • The preferred candidate will possess a minimum of 6+ years of experience, having held positions of increasing scope and responsibility.
  • A BS or BA is required, and an MBA or CPA is preferred.
  • In-depth proficiency in aspects of accounting and finance and knowledge of US GAAP is required.
Preferred :
  • Revenue and commercial planning experience strongly preferred.
  • Prior experience in bio-tech or pharma is strongly preferred.
  • In depth knowledge of US Healthcare Systems, Business Intelligence, Planning and ERP systems is preferred.
  • Experience in high-growth, multi-national organization a plus.


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