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Associate Director of FP&A (Technical Operations)

Bedford, MA 01730

Posted: 09/26/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 579892 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions
  • Proactive partnership and collaboration with business partners by gaining an understanding of the goals and overarching strategies of the business, effectively analyzing financial and non-financial information, and presenting recommendations to support decision-making
  • Management of the annual Budget, including monthly trend reporting, quarterly financial forecasts and effectively analyzing drivers behind monthly variances to budget/forecast and prior year; Collect and prepare comprehensive, accurate and timely financial analyses on actuals and KPIs, as well as comparisons against forecasts/ Budgets
  • Compiles data from disparate sources and from various departments to identify and assess performance and underlying trends with a focus on cost efficient initiatives through well thought out financial models and assessments
  • Works closely with the Plant Controller team in analyzing overhead spend as it relates to product gross margin analysis, cost allocations, etc.
  • Develop and maintain a monthly and quarterly rolling forecast for Tech Ops to be leveraged during annual budget process
  • Provides accurate and timely processing of month end, quarter end and year end financial close requirements; Lead the team to prepare expense accruals for Tech Ops team; Close collaboration with Accounting team on month end close activities that impact Tech Ops financials, in particular spend analysis within various Tech Ops functions
  • Manage and analyze various allocations for the organization, including occupancy, labor allocations, and spend to product allocations
  • Review new and existing vendor/ supplier contracts for operational milestones and financial and accounting implications for forecasting and operational metrics
  • Communicate with cross functional operational teams to develop and maintain performance against plan, whether budget, forecast, or prior year
  • Prepare presentation materials with an emphasis on key insights that are clearly articulated through accurate financial projections and their impact to the financial statements, and other relevant financial metrics
  • Provide actionable insight on performance against functional KPI’s
  • Collaborate with functional leaders to identify changes that have the potential to drive better financial outcomes through operational efficiencies and works with constituents to identify and track financial targets
  • Support Finance & Accounting team’s facilitation of cross-functional implementation of new or improved processes/systems for all related financial systems critical to core organizational functions
  • Effectively manage, coach and develop direct reports to meet objectives
  • Help create executive and Board of Directors level presentations
  • Manage multiple projects, indirect reports and competing priorities simultaneously
  • Develop and maintain relationships with various levels of personnel
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis and projects as required
  • Challenge processes and the status quo to drive improvements

Job Requirements
  • BA/BS degree Finance or equivalent. MBA and/or CPA certification preferred, not required
  • Minimum years of experience: 8 - 12 years
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative, team environment with tight deadlines 
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills with the ability to provide meaningful analysis (toggles, project & deal scenarios).
  • Plant Controllership, Manufacturing Finance support, Professional consulting, corporate finance or accounting experience required
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience/knowledge preferred
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Technical expertise in finance, budgeting, and forecasting
  • Knowledge of financial statement analysis (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow) and reporting
  • Feel comfortable challenging business partners and make recommendations
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Roll up the sleeves attitude and demonstrates strong attention to detail
  • Must have excellent verbal communication and organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with individuals across all levels.
  • Commitment to quality and excellence, upholding the highest professional standards
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