Finance Director, Systems and IT

Brisbane, California
Oct 19, 2021
Administration, Finance
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About BridgeBio

BridgeBio is a biopharmaceutical company founded to discover, create, test, and deliver transformative medicines to treat patients who suffer from genetic diseases and cancers with clear genetic drivers. We bridge the gap between remarkable advancements in genetic science in academic institutions and the delivery of meaningful medicines to patients. Founded in 2015, the company has built a portfolio of 30+ drug development programs ranging from preclinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas including genetic dermatology, precision oncology, cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, pulmonology, and renal disease, with two approved drugs.

Our focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aim to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have U.S. offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, with small satellites in other parts of the country. We also have international offices in Montreal, Canada, and Zug, Switzerland, and are expanding across Europe.

To learn more about our story and company culture, visit us at

Who You Are:

As the Finance Director, Systems and IT, you will have the opportunity to develop the strategic vision for Finance and Accounting Business Processes, Systems and Analytics.

  • Collaborate with leadership teams in Accounting, Financial Planning and Analysis, and HR to lead the vision, develop and implement strategies, design, and execute plans for future state processes and system enhancements to enable innovation with growth
  • Design and implement the future state financial solutions within the Purchase to Pay, Order to Cash, and Record to Report processes, partnering with IT and other third-party solution providers as needed
  • Provide direction and resource allocation for several ongoing and planned projects.
  • Lead cross-functional global teams to identify organizational and workflow challenges; lead change and improvement outcomes aligned with the vision, strategy, and priorities
  • Implement state of the art reporting solutions for management dashboards, accurate external reporting, usable metrics, and reports to enable complex problem solving, process improvement, and also support corporate initiatives related to Data Governance, Analytics, and Reporting
  • Lead and develop super user capability for the SAP ERP and other systems
  • Manage and develop a team of the finance business and system professionals

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified before start) from an accredited institution
  • Ten (10) years of finance or finance-related business process experience in a public company, preferably with manufacturing activities
  • Preferred Requirements:

  • MBA or master’s degree in finance, business, information systems, and/or strategy
  • Experience leading the financial business transformation of a global enterprise working across divisions, business groups, shared services, and corporate staffing organizations
  • Experience with SAP, financial reporting systems such as Adaptive Insights, Data Warehouse tools, Financial Planning, Power BI, and other analytical tools.
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience leading cross-functional global teams
  • Experience with lean methodologies, agile, or recognized project management methodologies

What We Offer:
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate to hear directly from individuals living with the conditions we are seeking to impact throughout the year and learn how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first, think independently, be radically transparent, every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • An unyielding commitment to always putting patients first. Learn more about how we do this here
  • A de-centralized model that enables our program teams to focus on advancing science and helping patients. Our affiliate structure is designed to eliminate bureaucracy and put decision-making power in the hands of those closest to the science
  • A place where you own the vision – both for your program and your own career path
  • A collaborative, fast-paced, data-driven environment where we inspire ourselves and each other to always perform at the top of our game
  • Access to learning and development resources to help you get in the best professional shape of your life
  • Robust and market competitive compensation & benefits package (Base, Performance Bonus, Equity, health, welfare & retirement programs)
  • Flexible PTO
  • Rapid career advancement for strong performers
  • Potential ability to work on multiple BridgeBio Pharma programs across multiple therapeutic areas over time
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • Commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels seen, valued, and heard

We will not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. Please do not send agency resumes to our website or BridgeBio and affiliating employees.