Senior Director, Financial Planning \u0026 Analysis

Cambridge, MA, United States
Feb 12, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Magenta Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapeutics to reset the immune system to cure more patients with devastating and life-threatening diseases. This immune reset approach can be applied through stem cell transplant to multiple diseases, including autoimmune diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and systemic sclerosis; blood cancers, such as acute myeloid leukemia; and genetic diseases, such as sickle cell disease.
Magenta's comprehensive approach to precision immune system reset will transform many aspects of the transplant process, aiming to make it safer and more effective. Our culture is fueled by a driven, passionate group of people committed to making a difference, seizing opportunities for maximum impact and pursuing progress for the patients we seek to serve.

We are seeking a Senior Director to join Magenta and lead our Financial Planning and Analysis function. In this highly collaborative role, you will partner with Magenta's Program Leaders function heads to develop and maintain budgets and forecasts in accordance with company goals You will own the strategy and execution for the FP&A function, so we are looking for a high level thinker with a desire to execute.

You are perfect for this role if you are engaged by:
  • Leading a robust FP&A function at a growing company
  • Creating and managing budgets, financial models, reporting and forecasts in support of our unique approach to bettering patient's lives
  • Collaborating with and providing financial support for executive leadership - including creation of financial presentations, evaluation of business operations, and analyzing capital expenditures to support decision making
  • Serving as a partner and teammate to department leads by providing analysis, design of appropriate business cases and financial guidance
  • Playing a lead role in developing and maintaining strategic plans to assist in the evaluation of business initiatives
  • Preparing variance and financial statement analysis
  • Managing annual budget processes, incorporating business initiatives, economic trends and operational effectiveness. Aligning budget to business strategies and gains alignment from business partners
  • Leading the near-term and long-term financial planning process, partnering with program management & corporate development to develop financial plans to execute against company priorities and coordination for strategic planning function
  • Prepare, compile, analyze and communicate information for financial reporting and analysis including quarterly results package for enterprise operating reviews
  • Ensure the efficient day to day operation of FP&A through the management and execution of forecasts, budgets, mid and long-range plans, etc.
  • Serve as finance representative on cross functional product development teams, managing program budgets, coordinating cost projections, conducting what-if analysis
  • Responsible for tracking & reporting of financial performance

We would be thrilled if you brought the following with you:
  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance required, MBA highly preferred
  • 8-10 years' experience developing financial analyses for programs from clinical development through initial commercial launch in a biotech/pharma setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively, remain highly-driven and self-motivated
  • Experience with NS and Adaptive is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
  • A track record of clearly communicating a cohesive and concise story around business drivers behind financial data and potential implications on future results
  • Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using sound judgment that is consistent with business standards, practices, policies, procedures and regulations

Successful leaders and contributors within Magenta are:
  • Driven. You will be focused on the achievement of Magenta's mission and major corporate goals.
  • Results-focused. Demonstrated record of exceeding stretch goals, and willing to bring creative problem-solving skills to challenges along the way
  • Intuitive. You will enjoy learning and being involved in the content of our whole business, thriving on a very fast-paced and growing business
  • Collaborative. You will have demonstrated the ability to achieve objectives across complex projects and organizational structures
  • Process-oriented, yet flexible. You will appreciate and be able to create and drive process, while also recognizing when flexibility is needed.
  • Transparent and Articulate. You will have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely with all stakeholders
  • Independent. You will be able to self-organize and operate effectively without significant day-to-day oversight, while staying tightly connected to key leaders and teams across the company
  • A role model for the company's cultural pillars; Courage Commitment & Excellence

At Magenta, we celebrate our differences. We value the power of a diverse array of folks who bring all of themselves to their work. We embrace cultural, cognitive, social, and professional diversity because we know the only way we're going to make new cures possible is by working together.