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BeiGene Associate Director, Commercial FP&A in Boston, Massachusetts

BeiGene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionals. When considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer.

The Associate Director, Commercial FP&A is a member of the Commercial Finance team. He/ She should be based in the United States and reports into the Director, Commercial FP&A. He/ She will provide finance business partnering for the North America Commercial, North America Medical Affairs and New Markets teams.

This role will partner with the business functions to develop Revenue and Operating expenses forecasting; Track Monthly results versus Actuals; Support the monthly accrual process; Lead the Power BI implementation project and other Ad Hoc Finance activities.

The successful candidate will have pharmaceutical industry experience with an understanding of both Commercial and Medical Affairs organization, working in a global environment and leading and delivering business process improvement initiatives. The Associate Director will be a hands-on and valued partner that provides analytical and strategic support to the business functions, can influence and challenge business assumptions and works closely with senior functional leads to support high quality decision making while adhering to budget guidelines.

Candidates should have a strong understanding of the mechanisms of financial reporting, accounting, and financial systems. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential as the role with communicate frequently with our global Corporate/Commercial Finance teams, and stakeholders of various departments.

Key personal competencies for success include the ability to master both strategic and operational issues, a strong technological aptitude, the ability to dynamically handle multiple competing priorities, outstanding teaming and collaboration, excellent communication skills, and a positive “can-do” attitude.

Essential Functions of the job:

  • Lead the Commercial long-range plan, annual operating plan and quarterly forecasting processes

  • Develop internal reporting packages; Dashboards; Monthly Actuals versus Budget reports to bring financial transparency

  • Partner with Commercial, Medical Affairs and New Markets functions proactively providing financial insights to make business decisions

  • Enhance Financial discipline across the North America Commercial and Medical Affairs and New Markets organization

  • Strong knowledge of FP&A reporting systems (TM1 specifically) and processes

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting required

  • 15+ years of relevant experience in financial planning role, preferably in pharma

  • Strong business partnering, influencing and analytical skills with demonstrated business insights and process impact in previous roles

  • Experience as supervisor is a plus

Computer Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Excel and TM1 required

  • SAP and Workday experience preferable

  • Knowledge of Power BI, Think-cell is a plus

Competencies:

Ethics - Treats people with respect. Inspires the trust of others. Works with the highest integrity and ethical standards. Upholds organizational values.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities. Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.

Communication - Listens and gets clarification. Responds well to questions. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities. Gives and welcomes feedback. Builds a positive team spirit. Puts success of team above own interests. Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Shares expertise with others.

Adaptability – Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and development areas. Pursues training and opportunities for growth. Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills. Shares expertise with others.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction. Takes responsibility for own actions. Keeps commitments. Commits to extended work hours if/when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness. Looks for ways to improve and promote process excellence. Applies feedback to improve performance.

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information. Collects and researches data. Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving – Identifies, assesses, and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully and efficiently. Develops meaningful recommendations and/or solutions for high impact.

Project Management - Communicates changes and progress. Completes projects on time and budget. Manages multiple workstreams (own and other team members’ execution) and can prioritize work effectively.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. BeiGene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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