About Peptilogics: Leaders in Scalable, Rational Design

Peptilogics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that designs and develops novel peptide therapeutics. The company leverages machine learning, automation, and peptide synthesis to build platforms for science at scale. With its foundations in drug development and engineering, the company’s platforms vertically integrate proprietary hardware, software, bioinformatics, chemistry, and molecular biology to advance basic research, target validation, and clinical trials.

Position Overview

As part of the Finance Team, the Director, FP&A is a hands-on role that leads financial planning and analysis at Peptilogics. In this role you will work with our inaugural team to refine our budget, forecasting, and KPI development processes. You will also have an opportunity to refine our approach to key stakeholder interactions such as monthly business reviews, board presentations and quarterly/investor financial reporting. Successful candidates must be able to handle strategic-level thinking while contributing to establishing this role at the Company. The ideal candidate is highly motivated and is a highly collaborative team player, with strong analytical skills and meaningful experience successfully supporting financial management in an R&D organization.

Essential Functions

  • Lead business partner for R&D and G&A functions – provide financial forecasting, reporting, variance analysis, long range plan projections, and ad-hoc analysis to enable functions to manage budgets and make decisions
  • Own business partner for Discovery and select Development functions – provide financial forecasting, reporting, variance analysis, long range plan projections, and ad-hoc analysis to enable department leads to manage budgets and make decisions
  • KPI development – Evolve and refine the business metrics and reporting providing insightful information to leadership and design dashboards to provide transparency on important KPIs
  • People development – Coach, mentor and develop team to drive continuous improvement reporting and analytics
  • Assist in the consolidation of quarterly management reporting, long range plan and annual budget
  • Provide insight and analysis regarding financial tradeoffs of various design options
  • Provide program-level forecasting, budgeting and variance analysis
  • Provide portfolio-level analysis for scenario / long-range planning
  • Establish key relationships with departmental leaders and accounting colleagues to drive financial and business analysis reporting and analysis aimed at influencing business decisions
  • Develop and maintain detailed clinical trial models of ongoing and future trials to enable accurate forecasting and accruals
  • Work Safety – Ensures that all tasks and functions of position are performed in a safe manner at all times and that all procedures and requirements are properly followed to accomplish assigned tasks 
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications and Skills

  • BA/BS in Finance or Accounting required; MBA or equivalent program preferred
  • 8+ years of progressive experience in financial planning and analysis
  • Strong analytical skills with an ability to communicate financial data (verbal & written)
  • Experience with management reporting, financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting required
  • Experience in the biotechnology / pharmaceutical sector supporting R&D and clinical trial forecasting strongly preferred
  • Experience implementing financial systems (e.g., NetSuite, Adaptive) preferred
  • Mastery of Excel
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to act with integrity and professionalism to ensure that all business is conducted without bias or prejudice 
  • Composure, positivity, flexibility, and time management ability necessary to succeed in a performance-driven environment 
  • Ability to distill a reasonable solution with limited information and/or unclear guidance 
  • Ability to work well independently and without close supervision, keeping focused on short- and long-term objectives 
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Some travel may be required

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