MycoWorks is the biotechnology company that produces Reishi™, a Fine Mycelium™  option for leather that is neither animal nor plastic. We are currently shipping product to brand partners in fashion, and we are backed by some of the leading venture capital firms in Silicon Valley. Our mission is to create a platform for the highest quality materials using Fine Mycelium™, and our vision is to grow the future of materials.  As a team, we are data-driven in our commitment to quality, and our relationships with our customers and one another are built on our core values of respect, empowerment, innovation, interconnection and accountability.

MycoWorks is committed to building a diverse team and an inclusive environment where all employees belong. Women, gender-expansive individuals, people of color, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

The FP&A Manager is embedded in daily operations, supporting both near-term execution and long-term planning. The FP&A Manager is expected to analyze data, provide recommendations, lead cross-functional decision-making and implement the recommendations with the relevant executives/teams throughout the company. It reports to the Senior Controller.

The FP&A Manager needs to have strong problem-solving & collaboration skills to work with the cross functional teams and managers at different levels and direct the development, analysis, and interpretation of financial information in terms of profitability metrics, performance against budget, fiscal soundness, and operating effectiveness of the Company. This position has a high level of executive level exposure, customer facing (internal & external) and management responsibilities.

FUNCTIONAL EXPECTATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Key responsibilities include:

  • Set product cost targets, and collaborate on product improvements, cost reductions, and proposed sourcing from the Engineering, R&D, Production and Supply Chain teams in pursuit of cost targets.
  • Analyzing key performance indicators, cost of sales, operating expenses, and capital expenditures (includes developing financial models and decision-making tools). Providing strategic insights and conclusions based on this analysis
  • Guiding planning and resource management (e.g. headcount, investment approvals, etc.)
  • Identifying initiatives for improvement of MycoWorks financial outlook, including developing, tracking, and executing product development activities and assisting with performance vs. cost tradeoffs throughout the product life cycle
  • Lead the monthly Financial Planning and Analysis process and work closely with accounting to ensure a timely accurate month-end & year-end closings
  • Lead long term planning for MycoWorks, including new products/capabilities, and capital needs
  • Lead and drive the annual planning process, support the company's long-range planning in benchmark studies, market research, etc

 

Lead MycoWorks Corporate forecast process:

  • Own the company’s overall income statement, balance sheet and cash flow forecast, consolidating inputs from across the broader finance organization, build departmental monthly and annual budgets and forecasts. Revise forecasts and budgets as needed
  • Direct the overall process for the bottoms-up development of the annual expense budget, resource planning analysis, and rolling forecast updates
  • Develop metrics to track team-specific and company-wide trends, identify opportunities, clearly communicate recommendations, and collaborate across all levels of the organization
  • Develop and track cross-company efforts to improve gross margin and cash flow 
  • Summarize takeaways for review with key stakeholders
  • Work with business partners to optimize G&A spending/investments
  • Report and provide in-depth analysis on monthly Actuals vs. Forecast/Budget to key stakeholders
  • Produce recurring Corporate level reporting and analysis. Assist the Senior management team understand the driver of the performance and potential risk
  • Provide a high level of thought process to recommend areas for improvement and lead projects to enhance the reporting and analytical infrastructure
  • Work with the finance business partners on recurring forecasts. Effectively communicate with team members and cross functional partners
  • Develop continuous process improvements and incorporate feedback into deliverables. Evaluate current processes, identify best practices, develop plans to reach goals and implement improvements
  • Understand the implications on the overall company business model

 

Other responsibilities:

  • Assist in analyzing new business opportunities
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of financial data/information sources
  • Develop, implement, and manage policies and procedures
  • Establish and maintain strong business controls; drive increased visibility into expense risk areas.
  • Assist with Company’s five-year modeling process 
  • Support ad hoc projects and help define process and systems improvements to support company growth

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA and/or CPA a plus 
  • Minimum four years of related Financial Planning & Analysis experience, revenue knowledge a plus                                                                                   
  • Experience with P&L management, budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis                                               
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Accounting and general GAAP knowledge                                                                      
  • Excellent advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint expertise required, knowledge in QUICKBOOKS ONLINE, NETSUITE, and other or similar ERP Systems
  • Experience with Adaptive Insights, Tableau, or the similar a plus

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