Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis (Clinical Development) Jobs in Cambridge at Moderna Therapeutics

The Role:

The Associate Director of FP&A (Clinical Development) is a key member of the Financial Planning and Analysis team. Reporting to the Senior Director, FP&A, this position will serve as a business partner to the Clinical Development organization and support a growing portfolio of Development candidates across multiple therapeutic areas. This position will partner with program leaders in the Investigational Medicines Office (IMO) and operational leaders within Clinical Development to lead and manage annual operating budgets and forecasts, ad-hoc operational or strategic decision-making support, month-end close and management reporting activities, long-range planning, and portfolio management process for new development candidates.

Here’s What You’ll Do:

Financial Planning/Decision Analysis:

Understanding the financial needs and drivers of the Clinical Development organization to provide both operational insights and strategic financial support to drive the business

Lead annual budgets, forecast updates and assist in long-range financial plans for the clinical development organization and programs

Partner with Investigational Medicine Office (IMO) to deliver portfolio updates highlighting key operational drivers and financial performance for development programs with Executive Committee

Assist in providing the Executive Committee with quarterly portfolio updates highlighting key operational drivers and financial performance for development programs

Serve as primary finance lead for external partnerships/collaborations within Clinical Development; specifically support immuno-oncology financial partnership model and support reporting, invoicing and planning to satisfy collaboration agreement requirements; support planning and reporting for Global Health vaccine initiatives

Support emerging development candidates (DCs) with business case analysis (e.g. cost to next decision, life of program costs) for DC nomination & approval process

Lead and manage clinical trial models/framework to provide monthly updates on life-to-date positions for ongoing studies, identify/understand major clinical operational drivers updating models as needed, and forecast remaining cash flow through end of study

Partner with Development leadership to strategize and identify headcount resourcing requirements


Lead monthly management reporting for development program leadership. Provide key insights that require attention and enable budget owners to manage to establish budgets.

Prepare ad-hoc monthly / quarterly financial deliverables as needed

Ongoing Operational finance support:

Partner with accounting team during month-end close with related spend/accruals for Development programs

Support annual audit with respect to clinical trial portfolio financials

Drive continuous improvement within the finance organization to streamline processes and improve communication and flow of information to the business

Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table:

BA/BS in accounting or finance required; MBA strongly preferred

5-10 years of experience in biotech and/or pharma industry with experience supporting a clinical development organization and portfolio of clinical trials.

Outstanding communication skills (verbal and written).

Strong organizational skills and attention to details; ability to balance multiple priorities in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; highly proficient in E…

Job info:

Job Title: Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis (Clinical Development)

Company Name: Moderna Therapeutics

Location: Cambridge

Experince: 5 – 7 years

Job Category: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

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