Director of Finance

  • Brisbane, CA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IL97-2703298

Finance Director

$150M SEC Life Sciences Company, —Central Bay Area—$180-200K, no bonus


  • CPA highly preferred
  • Prefer candidate that started in audit and moved to FP&A
  • Must have managed a team

Education / Training:

  • Minimum of 10 years FP&A experience, with at least five in a management position.
  • Bachelors’ Degree in Finance or Economics, or equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and project management skills with ability to work effectively with multiple functional areas.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Drive compliance with the corporate budget, including coordinating departmental budgetary inputs.
  • Provide financial data and analyses of budget variances to management as required.
  • Ability to provide meaningful and insightful commentary on financial results to management, investors, and other constituents on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Evaluate opportunities from an operations/financial perspective, considering the product technology, patient needs, and market needs.
  • Ability in exercising sound judgment and working independently with minimal supervision and/or guidance.
  • Well-organized and a strong attention detail.
  • Sales operations and compensation planning experience preferred, but not required
  • Ability to effectively adopt systematic approaches to maximize efficiencies and scalability.
  • Proactive problem solver, expected to present problems and recommendations simultaneously.
  • Self-motivated, highly driven, independent, and results oriented.
  • Strong leadership and management skills with the ability to affect change.
  • Ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with major ERP systems and associated planning and reporting tools.
  • Special projects/duties as requested by the Corporate Controller and the CFO.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment preferred, but not required


  • Performs FP&A responsibilities, including bottom-up data gathering from the Commercial teams and various departments, to lead strategic planning, budgeting, and forecasting activities.
  • Partners with department heads to ensure consistency between corporate goals, development timelines, and financial plans.
  • Month end close support
  • Develops standard reporting package for functional leaders.
  • Prepares and distributes monthly and quarterly financial reports with operating results (company-wide and departmental level) and provides quantitative and qualitative analysis of key variance and trends.
  • Conducts financial modeling to support tactical and strategic decision-making such as business case development, cost analysis, and sensitivity analyses.
  • Participate as a key contributor to the upgrade, design, development, and implementation of ERP system.
  • Develop financial model to administer bonus and commission plans.
  • Experience developing financial “report writers”.
  • Recommends and implements enhancements to the FP&A function and department to provide long-term scalability consistent with growth.
  • Manage a team supporting the FP&A function, Service department and ad-hoc system reporting requests.
  • Special projects/duties as assigned.
  • Special projects/duties as requested by the CFO.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Apply Online
Job Alerts

Login to create notifications on the jobs you’re looking for!

Have any questions?

Let’s get in touch

  • Upload Resume
  • Max. file size: 300 MB.
  • "If you would like immediate nation-wide exposure to several thousand recruiters within our recruiter network please upload resume here and start your job search."
    Click here
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Share on popular social media

Related Jobs

Share our job with others