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.
Being here matters. Together we deliver life-saving therapies to patients in need. With the commitment and drive you bring to the workplace every day, you will be part of a team that is changing the world and helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives.
The Sr Manager FP&A – R&D Consolidations is a key member of the Research and Development Consolidations (RDC) team and will partner with the leadership across the Finance, Research, Development, and functional teams. This role will report to the Director of R&D FP&A. The objective of the RDC team is to provide standardized and best-in-class financial analyses and reports to support executive strategic decision making. Our team is responsible for the consolidation of Research and Development expenses.
The Sr Manager will manage the delivery of accurate and timely management reporting including monthly financial project level reporting and provide analytical support to middle and upper management along with the following:
Consolidate financial results during Budget, forecast, quarter-and year-end close cycles and facilitate earnings/guidance preparation by collaborating closely with Corporate FP&A, Accounting and R&D Finance teams
Provide on-going and ad-hoc analytical support to management, cross-functional teams
Identify and drive continuous improvements and best practices sharing. Participate and/or lead R&D process improvement and financial system optimization initiatives
Clearly communicate key business drivers and insights, variances to plan, opportunities and risks, and recommendations
Establish strong relationships within Finance and with the Program Finance teams to deliver analytical and actionable results.
Be an expert in relevant Gilead Financial tools/systems, provide expertise and support to broader R&D Finance team
Forward thinking - understand the strategic directions of Finance Leadership and anticipate implications/impacts on broader R&D investment
Can-do attitude and closure mentality - proactively work with others to identify and bring issues to closure in a timely manner
Inclusive and strong cross-functional attitude - know who to involve in conducting analyses and solicits their input
Continuous improvement - leverage expertise of functional groups and best practices to recommend systems and process improvements
Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
BS or BA is required, and an MBA or CPA is strongly preferred
Minimum of 8+years of financial planning and analysis experience with increasing scope and responsibility, with a minimum of 4 years of management experience. 6+ years of experience with an MBA.
Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus
Experience in multi-national organization a plus
Strong knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting policies and procedures is required
Working knowledge of Hyperion, Oracle, SAP preferred
Expert in complex Excel spreadsheet and database structures
Attention to detail and meeting deadlines in an accurate and timely manner
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Able to apply knowledge to problem solving
Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills are required
Being Here Matters. As part of a rapidly growing science-driven organization, colleagues at Gilead are revolutionizing healthcare by bringing urgently needed medicines to patients in the areas of HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, hematology and oncology, inflammation and respiratory diseases and cardiovascular conditions.We are proud to have some of the most talented colleagues from across the research, healthcare, pharmaceutical, biotechnology & business sectors, working together and supporting each other to help make a real difference in the lives of patients.We are seeking talented individuals who are interested in joining an intellectually stimulating, socially responsible company with an impressive track record of success. Regardless of geography or function, each person plays a critical and visible role in helping to bring important new therapies to people who need them.Connect with us today through our talent community or via one of our many career opportunities and be part of Gilead’s journey as we strive to solve some of the biggest healthcare challenges today.