Senior Financial Analyst, Tech Ops

Redwood City, CA
Jun 03, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Senior Financial Analyst, Tech Ops

Allakos Inc. is a clinical-stage company developing therapeutic antibodies for inhibitory receptors on the surface of immune effector cells involved in allergic, inflammatory, and proliferative diseases.

Allakos is committed to developing innovative therapies that transform patients’ lives.  We are looking for bright and talented individuals to join our team and share in our passion and commitment to improving the lives of patients.

Position Summary:

As a member of the Allakos team you will have the opportunity to support and serve as an operational Finance partner for the Company’s Technical Operations department. This role works closely with members of our Technical Operations and Finance teams to ensure the Technical Operations team is supported by a Finance partner in the areas of contract administration, purchase requisitions & orders, financial forecasts, ad-hoc projects and other business support activities.  This role will report within the Chief Accountant’s team.

Your Role:

  • Serve as intermediary between Technical Operations and Legal, Procurement, and Finance to coordinate:
    • contract reviews
    • maintain the master record of contractual terms,
    • purchase requisitions & orders
    • invoices
    • budget inclusion and other business support activities
  • Assist in the ongoing accounting and financial planning processes related to Technical Operations as part of the Company’s operating rhythms and quarterly financial close.

Qualifications and Expertise:

  • 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and personally accountable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively across teams and vendors as well as team members with a sense of urgency in a fast-paced and rapidly evolving environment
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining details of project and financial terms
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Previous experience in accounting and/or FP&A roles preferred
  • Experience working with large spreadsheets and financial accounting systems
The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The Allakos Values are: Selflessness, Drive, Clarity, Thoughtfulness, Fun, and Leadership

Allakos is an equal opportunity employer. Allakos will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.