Associate Director, Financial Systems

Working from home
Jun 09, 2022
Administration, Finance
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

We have an exciting opportunity to have an Associate Director, Financial Systems join our team! This individual will drive the strategy, architecture and solutions for financial data analysis and insights that will enable BridgeBio as a data-driven organization. The right candidate will have relevant experience in supporting financial systems, system integrations, and delivering reliable, scalable, and adaptable data which can help the business derive insights to make real-time decisions. In addition, the ideal candidate will support the preparation of monthly/quarterly financials and routine forecasting processes. 

  • Provide oversight, maintenance, and administration of Adaptive Insights, the BridgeBio financial planning system
  • Ensure Adaptive Insights' proper integration with other systems includes, but is not limited to: Coupa Procurement, BambooHR, SAP ERP, PowerBI, Tableau, or other visualization tools
  • Utilize external consultants, as needed
  • Collaborate with FP&A leadership to understand priorities to help develop data strategies
  • Partner with IT departments and Accounting to maintain proper data source capture, warehousing, and reporting
  • Support monthly/quarterly/annual reporting of OPEX and Cash performance for the organization including monthly cash reporting and dashboarding, quarterly budget vs actual reporting for affiliates, quarterly budget vs actual reporting for a consolidated portfolio of affiliates, and annual/semi-annual, forecast for all affiliates and functions
  • Continue assessing process and tools to seek further improvements
  • Provide training on financial system processes and concepts to department heads as necessary
  • Prepare and provide documentation for auditors, as needed
  • Maintain compliance and training documentation and requirements for assigned areas, as needed
  • 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 toward 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
  • Biopharma and/or Biotech Finance or IT experience
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role in the biotech space
  • Good business judgment and a solid 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 
  • Prior experience with Financial Planning System administration, Adaptive Insights experience strongly preferred
  • 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

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.