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Associate Director, FP&A

Emeryville, CA
Start date
Oct 30, 2022

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Administration, Accounting, Finance, General
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Biotech Bay
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Job Details

We are seeking an Associate Director, FP&A to lead and oversee OmniAb’s planning and analysis processes.  This role will report to the SVP & Corporate Controller and work closely with the Executive team to develop financial strategies and drive analytics to enable business decision making. This position will drive long-term planning, forecasting, and budgeting processes for the company and provide detailed monthly reports and analysis.

The successful candidate has experience in managing and scaling a Finance organization for organizational growth within the bio-pharmaceutical industry. They will possess strong leadership, management, and communication skills, ensuring that team members understand and respect functional goals, objectives, priorities, and timelines.

Working at OmniAb, Inc.

OmniAb consists of dynamic and innovative scientists that employ a variety of novel platforms to support our partners in discovering next generation therapeutics. At the core of OmniAb is the ability to engineer animals to generate affinity matured human sequence antibodies for use in conventional and novel therapeutic formats. We leverage our proprietary animals with state-of-the-art technology in antigen design, immunization methods and high-throughput single B cell screening to facilitate discovery of best-in-class antibodies. Within OmniAb are also best-in-class capabilities for the discovery and screening in high value ion channel and transporter targets. We are looking for accomplished team players who are enthusiastic to contribute to the technological frontier of drug discovery, contribute to improving human health, and passionate in their desire to collaborate with partners to develop next generation therapeutics. See for more details about the exciting science being performed at OmniAb.


  • Partner with department heads to prepare financial forecasts, analyze variances, review operational metrics

  • Provide on-going and ad-hoc analytical support to management, including preparing budgets and forecasts, and supporting the portfolio review, strategic planning, and budget processes

  • Manage the annual planning calendar and coordination of strategic plan, budget and forecasts

  • Manage the Partner Information and Management System (PIMS) by keeping database up to date and performing quarterly metric reporting by partnering with program leaders

  • Provide value-added partnership to business stakeholders, identifying areas of improved ROI or potential cost savings and implementing new approaches for achieving savings

  • Partner with Accounting for the determination of monthly accruals

  • Develop and present strategic insights about the business and report out to the CFO and Executive team for effective business decisions

  • Assess ongoing FP&A processes and tools for continuous improvement and automation opportunities

  • Prepare and monitor capital expenditure plan

  • Conduct spend and return on investment analysis by both departments and projects, enabling resources allocation and prioritization decisions

  • Support preparation of investors reporting and Board presentations

  • Assist with merger and acquisition due diligence and assimilation of information related to mergers and acquisitions

  • Respond to reports issued by external and/or internal auditors, including the implementation of recommendations, as appropriate

  • Enhance and support a collaborative, innovative, and disciplined Finance organization


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting or equivalent work experience; MBA degree and/or CPA preferred

  • 10+ years of experience in a senior finance/accounting position in a growing company from a relevant industry (biotech, life sciences); prior experience with a Big 4 public accounting firm is preferred

  • 4+ years of FP&A experience

  • Familiarity with the compliance requirements of a public company

  • Knowledge of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), and an ability to support the Company’s compliance with all relevant accounting and certification requirements

  • Working knowledge of GAAP to facilitate understanding of forecast and budget results

  • Business savvy and financial acumen: technical knowledge on analytics, business foresight, problem-solving skills and ability to translate ambiguity to clarity

  • Self-directed, accomplishment-driven individual with a strong sense of urgency who can work both independently and in a cross-functional team environment, fostering open communication, mutual understanding, and cooperation

  • Exceptional business acumen and proven success in driving significant process implementations and improvements

  • Track record of collaboration, stakeholder relationship management, and influencing key decision-makers

  • Excellent organizational, communication, documentation, modeling and analysis skills, with high attention to detail and focus on accuracy and accountability

  • Advanced Excel skills with the ability to analyze large amounts of data and maintain complex financial models; demonstrated proficiency with advanced functions

  • Fluency with standard computer software packages

  • Ability to convey financial performance to audiences at different levels in the organization

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment where adaptability is imperative


The company offers competitive benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Short/Long Term Disability and Life Insurance, as well as 401(k) Match, Stock Options, Bonus, and Paid Leave Time. 

Additional Information:

  • All new hires are required to go through background and reference checks

  • OmniAb is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets employer

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship

  • OmniAb celebrates the diversity of life and welcomes all individuals to apply

  • New hires based in the US will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption or accommodation to this vaccination requirement

OmniAb, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.



OmniAb, Inc.’s discovery platform provides pharmaceutical industry partners access to diverse antibody repertoires and high-throughput screening technologies to enable discovery of next-generation therapeutics. At the heart of the OmniAb platform is the Biological Intelligence™ (BI) of our proprietary transgenic animals, including OmniRat®, OmniChicken® and OmniMouse® that have been genetically modified to generate antibodies with human sequences to facilitate development of human therapeutic candidates. OmniFlic® (transgenic rat) and OmniClic® (transgenic chicken) address industry needs for bispecific antibody applications though a common light chain approach, and OmniTaur™ features unique structural attributes of cow antibodies for complex targets.

We believe the OmniAb animals comprise the most diverse host systems available in the industry and they are optimally leveraged through computational antigen design and immunization methods, paired with high-throughput single B cell phenotypic screening and mining of next-generation sequencing datasets with custom algorithms to identify fully human antibodies with superior performance and developability characteristics.

An established core competency focused on ion channels and transporters further differentiates our technology and creates opportunities in emerging target classes. OmniAb antibodies have been leveraged across modalities, including bispecific antibodies, antibody-drug conjugates and others.

The OmniAb suite of technologies span from BI-powered repertoire generation to cutting edge antibody discovery and optimization offering a highly efficient and customizable end-to-end solution for the growing discovery needs of the global pharmaceutical industry.

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