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Senior Financial Analyst - Biotechnology in Los Angeles, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

A West Los Angeles biotechnology company is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to support the daily financial planning and analysis function of its company. The incoming Senior Financial Analyst will need to be able to build complex financial models, be an independent and strategic thinker, meet strict deadlines, and have impeccable communication skills. Additionally, the Senior Financial Analyst will need to meet the qualifications and perform the job duties listed below.

What you need for this Senior Financial Analyst role:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Experience in financial management, planning, and conducting financial analysis
  • Strong understanding of GAAP analysis as it relates to FP&A
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel and PowerPoint)
  • CPA and/or MBA are a plus
  • Pharmaceutical, biotech, healthcare, or investment banking experience is desirable

What you will be doing in this Senior Financial Analyst role - You will:

  • Support annual budget preparation, gross profit analysis, and respective quarterly forecasts
  • Support month-end close by preparing financial packages to upper management
  • Analyze and compare monthly and quarterly financial results and key performance indicators against planned and other internal benchmarks
  • Make recommendations to executive leadership on methods to improve and sustain profitability
  • Lead special projects as required

What's in this Senior Financial Analyst role for you:

  • Tremendous room for growth; excellent tenure in the team
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • 401K with a matching contribution of 100 percent of your contributions, up to a maximum of $10,000 per year. Unlike many plans, where matching contributions vest over several years, this matching contribution vests immediately
  • Employee stock purchase program
  • Casual office environment
  • Fun office perks

So if you are an experienced Senior Financial Analyst with excellent modeling skills and a fun personality, then we want you to send us your resume to us right away for consideration!