FP&A Manager

San Francisco, California
Dec 07, 2021
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 https://bridgebio.com

Who You Are:

This position is a key financial liaison between the BridgeBio family of affiliates and the central BridgeBio FP&A department.  This position has a diverse scope of responsibilities, including project tracking, accounting, and monthly close responsibilities.  This position works closely with functional managers to oversee the accrual process and ensures accurate and timely accounting entries, budgeting, and forecasting information. It provides appropriate accounting, and internal control procedures are followed.  This position supports the preparation of monthly financials and analyzes results against budgets and forecasts.

  • Liaise/collaborate with BridgeBio affiliate R&D departments (Clinical, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Nonclinical, etc.) and Commercial departments along with their vendors to understand departmental contracts, SOWs, purchase orders, and various other projects to assess the impact on accruals
  • Support Annual/Semi-Annual Forecast for all functions
  • Responsible for all monthly close responsibilities per accounting procedures and timelines
  • Review Purchase Order requisitions against contracts, scopes of work, and approved budgets
  • Summarize financial terms and accounting treatment for all new contracts, work orders, and change orders
  • Track overall progress of various projects relative to contracts/budget/purchase order
  • Track progress against financial terms within Licensing Agreements and Strategic Partnerships
  • Oversee monthly tracking of all invoices and activity against contracts, work orders, change orders, and any uninvoiced work performed and prepare accrual information, per required accounting procedures, for approval by the Senior Management Team
  • Coordinate with third-party vendors to obtain updates on all contracts, work orders, and change orders
  • Work with BridgeBio affiliate R&D and Commercial departments to ensure work performed is captured in the monthly accrual process by organizing and leading monthly pre-accruals meetings
  • Provide training on finance concepts to department heads as necessary
  • Assist with vendor confirmations to verify account balances and project status
  • Develop and maintain a clinical trial and other accrual models in MS Excel
  • Compile monthly account reconciliations
  • Assist with the month-end and close year-end process
  • Prepare reports and provide flux analysis on CMO, CRO, clinical trial expenditures, and non-clinical projects
  • Prepare and provide documentation for auditors on a timely basis
  • Maintain Sarbanes-Oxley ('SOX') documentation and requirements for assigned areas
  • Support monthly BvA reporting/dashboarding using the Adaptive Insights tool
  • No matter your role at BridgeBio, successful team members are:

  • Patient Champions, who put patients first and uphold strict ethical standards
  • Entrepreneurial Operators, who drive towards practical solutions and have an ownership mindset
  • Truth Seekers, who are detailed, rational, and humble problem solvers
  • Individuals Who Inspire Excellence in themselves and those around them
  • High-quality executors, who execute against goals and milestones with quality, precision, and speed

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or Finance
  • Biopharma and/or Biotech Clinical Research & Development and/or Commercial experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role in the biotech space
  • Good business judgment and strong understanding of clinical trial accounting
  • FP&A/management accounting background is a plus
  • Public Accounting experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of GAAP
  • Experience operating within a Sarbanes-Oxley control environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and work under pressure to ensure a timely close without sacrificing quality
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills with the ability to work independently
  • Have a mindset for continuous improvement and growth in a rapidly growing and evolving organization
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite tools and ERP systems (NetSuite experience a plus)

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.