FP&A Senior Manager (M/F/X)

August 19th 2021

Lead our FP&A team and contribute to the success of our ambitious clinical plans and long-term growth. As FP&A senior manager, you will lead all aspects of finance business partnering, providing critical finance input into strategic and operational business decisions and processes, focusing on business case, decision, and project support, and challenging or advocating as appropriate. You will partner with all departments to drive achievement of current year and 5 year plan and provide finance leadership for our growing company. We are looking for someone looking to establish and lead a FP&A function and grow within the company. Individual should be comfortable with accounting (BGAAP and IFRS), reporting, in-depth plan building and high level strategic financial guidance and planning.

Mission Description

Main responsibilities include:
  • Support all departments as a critical finance business partner and provide financial planning and performance analysis for the Company including budgeting, forecasting, long range planning, and financial/business analysis.
  • Provide strategic support to the governance structure for key strategic collaborations in in and out licensing agreements.
  • Collaborate with the other finance team members, primarily CFO, to provide effective Executive Presentations (quarterly reviews, quarterly audit committee and Board packages, etc.).
  • Manage the FP&A team with possibility to expand team as company and clinical portfolio continue to grow.
Be a trusted source of financial truth
  • Manage P&L and cash flow forecast and budget performance for multiple clinical products and support the R&D teams and business functions in building and reforecasting budgets throughout the year.
  • Ensure a high degree of financial budget ownership across the team, providing oversight and training on the financial process as needed.
  • Design and maintain financial tracking and reporting including annual report, half-year report and listing prospectus 
  • Prepare in collaboration with the CFO the funding strategy and participate to fund raises 
  • Create other tools, processes, reports and metrics to accurately forecast and report business results.
Provide strategic support and insights
  • Take accountability for and driving the delivery of a well-defined, consistent, and cohesive planning and model assumptions.
  • Support modeling and planning activities to complete the annual business planning cycles and to develop and implement strategic plans.
  • Assist in the development of ongoing strategies as markets continue to evolve.
  • Provide analysis, presentations, and recommendations to members of senior management.
  • Lead and/or supply ad-hoc initiatives.

Candidate profile

Education and Skills Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting/finance or significant relevant work experience; MBA preferred.
  • 5+ years related work experience in biotech/pharmaceutical industry
  • Experience with listed company on Euronext
  • Solid experience with external auditor and IFRS/BGAAP accounting and reporting
  • Experience using financial systems, including skill with ERP and budgeting tools.
  • In depth knowledge of MS Office applications (especially advanced Excel and Powerpoint).
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and draw conclusions from less than certain data.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively work with cross-functional teams.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Collaboration - ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment where results are achieved through influence, cooperation, and the incorporation of multiple points of view.
  • Analytical thinking - ability to collate & analyses data and identify key drivers.
  • Strategic thinking - ability to balance the strategic needs of the work with attention to detail of the tactical day-to-day activities.
  • Focus on delivery - thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Flexibility - to respond to fast changing business needs on short notice.
  • Communication - excellent communication skills and ability to influence across multiple functions and up to senior leadership.
  • Finance Business Partnering skills - ability to engage with non-finance professionals and distill complex financial viewpoints to promote understanding.
  • Fluent in English


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