Financial Analyst

Austin, TX, USA
Jul 15, 2021
Administration, Finance
Lone Star Bio
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Company Description:

Molecular Templates is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of differentiated, targeted, biologic therapeutics. Our proprietary biologic drug platform technology, known as engineered toxin bodies, or ETBs, leverages the resident biology of a genetically engineered form of Shiga-like Toxin A subunit to create novel therapies with potent and differentiated mechanisms of action for cancer and other serious diseases. MTEM currently has multiple clinical-stage ETB candidates in development including MT-5111, TAK-169, and MT-6402. Additional preclinical compounds derived from our ETB platform technology are being advanced toward clinical development. Additional information about Molecular Templates can be obtained at

Position Overview:

Molecular Templates is seeking a highly skilled and highly motivated Financial Analyst who will be the primary point of contact between Operational Business Groups, Project Management and Finance/Accounting. This position is responsible for all financial aspects of assigned projects, including review of project plans, internal monthly reporting, and analysis, updating all areas of OPEX and CAPEX planning, including headcount. This position will assist with preparation of presentations for all levels of the business from department to Board of Directors.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide accurate and timely financial analyses to support our operational department managers, project managers, financial project management department, and external auditors
  • Work together with area leaders to update budget/forecast information into Planful (formerly Host Analytics), maintaining accurate information within the system.
  • Review/analyze assigned projects at least monthly
  • Develop accruals as needed
  • Develop and maintain Milestone Payment Schedule
  • Attend Project Review meetings to ensure understanding of project status, potential issues and to support the project manager with project finance questions
  • Prepare/Review monthly and ad hoc reporting
  • Assist with quarterly and year-end financial audits as well as ad-hoc requests
  • May act as Finance-based administrator for applications such as R&D Logic, Planful, etc.
  • Other project financial analysis duties as required

  • Bachelor's in Finance/Accounting/Business Systems or related business field of study
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience in financial analysis, planning and budgeting is required
  • Strong MS Office skills, especially Excel Pivot tables, sumif, lookups, index/match, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of accounting applying US GAAP
  • Exceptional attention to detail, accuracy, organizational, interpersonal, and teamwork skills
  • Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines as necessary
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Biopharma or Healthcare industry experience, including internships
  • MBA, CMA or CPA (completed or in process)
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence applications

Reporting Structure:

This position currently has no supervisory responsibilities. This position reports to the Director, Financial Planning and Analysis.

Molecular Templates celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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