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Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis - United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland  

CRISPR (company)


Posted on : 24 May 2017

Project Description

Position Summary
This position is reporting to the Executive Director of FP&A and will primarily focus on partnering across the R&D organization, consolidating budgets and forecasts and providing accompanying analysis, assisting with establishing key business planning processes and implementing a forecasting system that will allow for improved reporting.

  • Help lead and manage the annual budget and forecasting process for all departments 
  • Serve as a business partner with our R&D team providing monthly reporting on key areas of the business, including analysis of actual results, key trends impacting the business, and projections of future spend 
  • Analyze financial statements, cash flows, and operating expenditures monthly 
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and reports as needed 
  • Participate in refinement of internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley 404 process and audit 
  • Lead implementation process for FP&A system, including planning and setup of financial systems, reporting capabilities, training and related processes  

Minimum Qualifications
  • BS/BA in accounting or finance 
  • 5+ years of financial analysis experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry 
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and leadership skills and effective in working collaboratively with cross functional team members and with external partners 
  • Strong understanding of Excel and ERP systems 
  • Financial statement knowledge and understanding of US GAAP 
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills with superior attention to detail 
  • Ability to work within and meet all deadlines while executing on multiple deliverables 

  • Job Knowledge – Achieves and maintains technical and professional proficiency related to current job position and areas of expertise. 
  • Communication and Teamwork – The ability to effectively express ideas in written and oral context. The ability to work co-operatively with others; the genuine desire to be a part of a team and contribute to organizational and team goals. 
  • Productive Work Habits – Skilled at analyzing scope of work, as well as planning and executing a successful outcome. Understands and assigns resources effectively. 
  • Leverage Systems & Technology - Uses systems and technology in a facile way.  Identifies opportunities to improve processes through systems and technology.