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Manager Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) - clinical required

Company: Cameron Craig Group
Location: Bridgewater
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Manager, FP&A reports directly to the Vice President of Finance and is an integral member of the Finance team. This individual will need a firm understanding of our business strategy and lead financial planning and analysis for all departments, including R&D Projects and Clinical Trials. This role acts as a finance business partner for company projects and/or functions, including developing and managing budgets; reviewing and updating the forecasts; monthly close and financial reporting; providing framework and analytics for investment prioritizations; and providing day-to-day support and strategic analysis for short and long-term investment decisions to drive our success.
Successful performance in this role will contribute meaningfully to the company's overall success.
Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and analyze all activities in the preparation and delivery of the 36-month forecast/budget, with limited supervision.
  • Lead/facilitate the financial performance review process including: preparation and distribution of monthly performance reports, KPI and Dashboard reports, and providing key insight into drivers of variances and risks/issues on the short and long-term horizon.
  • Business Partner with all departments. Ensure budgets and forecasts are aligned with business goals. Provide concise reporting to management to reflect progress and highlight key issues and risks.
  • Assist the Controller with the monthly close process, including accruals, to ensure our reporting deadlines are met.
  • Support Controller in variance analysis required for external reporting.
  • Update and maintain cash forecast to ensure we have sufficient funds to meet Board objectives.
  • Design, develop and implement financial tools and metrics to support and provide direction in decision making that helps effectively allocate resources in support of the company's strategic goals.
  • Provide ad hoc and scenario analysis.
  • Support departments by assisting in the creation and tracking of Purchase Orders
  • Maintain and create Clinical Trial Models to support the forecast process as well as monthly accruals.

    Primary skills and knowledge required include, but are not limited to the following:

    • Bachelor's Degree - preferred field of study: Accounting, Finance or related field
    • A minimum of 5-7 years of progressive financial reporting and planning and analysis experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or health care industry.
    • Must have background supporting R&D, including a firm understanding of Clinical Trial Operations, CROs, and Investigator Grants.
    • Proficient with financial systems; quick technology learner, i.e., the ability to learn/master new financial systems in short amount of time.
    • High level of proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint required.
    • Strong understanding of systems, analytical tools, financial modeling, and data management.
    • Superior interpersonal, communication, facilitation, and influencing skills and a keen focus on customer service. This includes having a sincere willingness and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and partner successfully with non-Finance personnel while remaining a strong representative of/for the Finance team.
    • Strong management/leadership skills, including consensus building & negotiation.
    • Must be able to work in fast-paced situations and meet tight deadlines.
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work independently, take initiative and complete task to deadlines.

Keywords: Cameron Craig Group, Trenton , Manager Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) - clinical required, Accounting, Auditing , Bridgewater, New Jersey

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