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Sr Manager Finance - US Commercial

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Foster City, CA
Start date
Feb 1, 2024

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Discipline
Administration, Finance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Bay, Best Places to Work

Job Details

Sr Manager Finance - US Commercial
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

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At Gilead, we're creating a healthier world for all people. For more than 35 years, we've tackled diseases such as HIV, viral hepatitis, COVID-19 and cancer - working relentlessly to develop therapies that help improve lives and to ensure access to these therapies across the globe. We continue to fight against the world's biggest health challenges, and our mission requires collaboration, determination and a relentless drive to make a difference.

We empower our leaders to step up, share ideas, listen, learn, and lead. We're welcoming bright, diverse, and imaginative minds; we're nurturing them to foster an environment of inclusion and growth where innovation is encouraged. We expect our people leaders to model that environment, and to focus on creating inclusion, developing talent, and enabling teams.

Every member of Gilead's team plays a critical role in the discovery and development of life-changing scientific innovations. Our employees are our greatest asset as we work to achieve our bold ambitions, and we're looking for the next wave of passionate and ambitious people ready to make a direct impact. Join Gilead and help create possible, together.
Job Description


About Us

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.


As a key member of the US FP&A Commercial team, the Sr Manager Finance - US Commercial will provide strategic and operational financial support for the Managed Markets and US Medical Affairs functions, including but not limited to the following:


Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Own the annual Opex related budgeting and forecasting planning processes, meeting all deliverables as well as providing recommendations and analyses to ensure resources are optimized.
  • Manage the Opex related month and quarter end close processes in a timely and accurate manner. This includes accruals, reclasses/cross-charges, management reporting and insightful variance analysis.
  • Work as a strategic business partner and develop in-depth understanding of the business and related drivers to provide impactful analyses, insights and recommendations to achieve key business results.
  • Provide strong business partner support through clear communication and detailed monthly reporting on headcount, internal and external spend. Reconcile YTD spend vs. forecast through deep-dive into PO, invoicing and GL reports.
  • Identify trends, risks and opportunities to ensure business delivers against forecast.
  • Proactively recommend and implement process improvements. Work closely with Finance colleagues and business partners, providing guidance to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of processes, systems and reporting.
  • Through strong partnership, influence and communication, be the voice/advocate of Finance to the business; and of the business to Finance.
  • Provide support for ad hoc Opex consolidation, Commercial Operations and other requests as needed.



The key competencies for this candidate are:
  • Results Orientation: The ideal candidate will be results-driven and must thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. The successful candidate must have the ability to deliver results and possess a strong drive to meet and exceed goals and is willing to take ownership of problems and make sound decisions. Should be a solutions-oriented self-starter able to navigate an ambiguous environment with the ability to work independently under minimal supervision.
  • Attention to Detail: Must have the ability to maintain accuracy and documentation through multiple forecast iterations as well as financial close.
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Communication Skills: Must have an inquisitive mind and the ability to work effectively with multiple functions/business leads.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility with diverse audiences and be perceived as a leader is required.
  • Business Savvy and Financial Acumen: The candidate will possess technical knowledge on analytics, business foresight and problem-solving skills. Should be able to digest complex information and communicate a simple impactful story.
  • Change Leadership: The candidate will be an independent self-starter and a proactive leader with a drive to strive for continuous improvement and consistently challenging the status quo.



Knowledge, Experience, & Skills:
The preferred candidate will possess:
  • 8+ years of relevant experience, having held positions of increasing scope and responsibility. 6+ years of experience with an MBA.
  • BS or BA is required, and MBA is preferred.
  • Prior experience in Biotech or Pharma with expense and headcount management experience (particularly in Commercial) is strongly preferred.
  • Good knowledge of US Healthcare Systems Business Intelligence, Planning and ERP systems (especially SAP/SAC-P) is preferred.
  • Understanding of aspects of accounting and finance and knowledge of US GAAP is required.
  • Advanced Microsoft excel and PowerPoint skills required.
  • Experience in high-growth, multi-national organization a plus.


The salary range for this position is: $154,020.00 - $199,320.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

For additional benefits information, visit:

https://www.gilead.com/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing

* Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact ApplicantAccommodations@gilead.com for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the 'Know Your Rights' poster.

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:


Please log onto your Internal Career Site to apply for this job.






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Company

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
 

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Foster City
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United States

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