Senior Financial Analyst Cytokinetics
Department: Finance & Accounting
Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst
Job Location: South San Francisco
This position is the key financial liaison with research, early development and non-clinical development and the finance department. This position has a diverse scope of responsibilities that include budgeting and forecasting, project tracking and accounting and monthly close responsibilities. This position works closely with department managers and ensures the accurate and timely processing of monthly accounting entries, budgeting and forecasting information and ensures appropriate accounting and internal control procedures are followed. This position supports the preparation of monthly financials and analyzes results against budgets and forecasts.
Responsible for working with Research, Early Development and Non-Clinical Development department heads on the financial deliverables that the department managers are responsible for and ensuring that the information is processed and incorporated in the company?s actual financials, budgets and forecasts.
Responsible for all monthly close responsibilities in accordance with accounting procedures and timelines.
Work closely with department heads in developing their outsourced and capital expense budget and forecasts in sufficient detail to provide monthly project tracking throughout the year.
Summarize financial terms and accounting treatment for all new contracts, work orders and change orders
Issue purchase requisitions in accordance with the contracts, work orders and change orders and ensure they appropriately funded within the Board approved budget or forecast
Monthly track all invoices and activity against contracts, work orders and change orders and any uninvoiced work performed and prepare accrual information, in accordance with required accounting procedures, for approval by the respective department or functional area head and review by the Director of Accounting Operations.
Coordinate with NCD Sr. Operations Coordinator to ensure third party vendors to obtain updates on all contracts, work orders and change orders.
Process invoices for approval by ensuring charges are in accordance with the terms for the respective agreements and that they are coded to the correct projects and that the purchase order has sufficient funds for payment processing.
Coordinate with NCD Sr. Operations Coordinator to ensure to ensure change orders are generated in a timely manner when the scope of work changes.
Work with department managers to ensure work performed is captured in the monthly accrual process.
On a monthly basis, prepare key financial reports for Senior Research, Development and Alliance Management personnel that cover the internal and external spending on partnered programs.
Provide training on finance concepts to department heads as necessary.
Assist with vendor confirmations, to verify account balances and project status.
Provide monthly variance analysis to department managers. Ad hoc projects, as needed.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business
8+ years accounting and financial planning experiences-
Strong knowledge and understanding of GAAP accounting and financial principles
Outstanding analytical skills and proven ability to connect business issues with financial analysis
Experience with project tracking and accounting
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Advanced Excel skills
Self-starter with excellent work ethic
Experience operating within a Sarbanes-Oxley control environment
Excellent problem solving and interpersonal skills
Now is the perfect time for you to consider a move to Cytokinetics where you can put all of your skills to maximum use. You will enjoy a truly unique culture as well as a competitive benefits program.
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