Senior Analyst, Financial Planning & Analysis - G&A

Menlo Park, CA, United States
Jun 09, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. It is supported by leading global investors and pharmaceutical, technology, and healthcare companies. For more information, please visit

The Senior Analyst, FP&A is a key contributor in the Finance organization who supports GRAIL's Annual Planning process and helps transform strategy and vision into financial plans. This role reports to the Director, FP&A and will be a trusted business partner to GRAIL's G&A leaders and budget owners. This role will own the expenses and cash budget and forecast across all G&A functions, and support investment decision making through business case analysis to ensure continued success of these functions.

This is a highly visible role working with senior leaders in the G&A organization. The ideal candidate will have a strong background and experience in Financial Planning and Analysis, and be able to translate complex financial concepts to and from partners.

You will:

• Drive the monthly, quarterly and annual budgeting and forecasting process for all G&A functional spend
• Partner with G&A leadership to provide insights into investment activity and budget variances
• Act as a primary conduit between Corporate FP&A and G&A leadership to ensure planned and actual spend aligns with company goals and objectives
• Prepare executive presentations for budget, forecast, and business case analysis
• Support our procure-to-pay processes
• Other Ad-hoc projects

Your background should include

• 4+ years' experience in Finance or Business Analysis
• BS/BA in Finance, Accounting or Business related
• Experience in Diagnostic or Life Science industries nice to have
• Proven teamwork and collaboration skills
• Excellent professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required
• Ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and growth-oriented environment.
• Proven analytical and project management skills
• Logical and critical thinking skills
• Experience with General & Administrative functional support

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

GRAIL, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries ("GRAIL") does not accept any liability for fees for resumes from recruiters or employment agencies ("Agency"), without a binding, written recruitment agreement between GRAIL and Agency describing the services and specific job openings ("Agreement"). GRAIL may consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume and explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the Agency, unless an Agreement is in place. Any email or verbal contacts with any person within GRAIL is inadequate to create a binding agreement. Agencies without an Agreement are requested not to contact any hiring managers of GRAIL with recruiting inquiries or resumes. Agencies interested in partnering with GRAIL may contact GRAIL's HR Department through our Customer Service team .