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Generation Bio FP&A Manager/Senior Manager - Reporting, G&A and Capital Investment in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Generation Bio is an innovative genetic medicines company focused on creating a new class of non-viral gene therapy to provide durable, redosable treatments for people living with rare and prevalent diseases. The company’s non-viral platform incorporates a proprietary, high-capacity DNA construct called closed-ended DNA, or ceDNA; a cell-targeted lipid nanoparticle delivery system, or ctLNP; and an established, scalable capsid-free manufacturing process. The platform is designed to enable multi-year durability from a single dose of ceDNA and to allow titration and redosing if needed, and our scalable manufacturing process supports our mission to extend the reach of gene therapy to more people, living with more diseases, in more places around the world. Our vision is to make the ravages of genetic disease as imaginary to the next generation as polio feels to children today.

We are a thriving, collaborative, creative community of 120 people with diverse talents, beliefs, and experiences headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Delve further. Please visit www.generationbio.com or follow @generationbio (https://twitter.com/generationbio) .

SUMMARY

Generation Bio is seeking a new FP&A role in Charge of Reporting, G&A and Capital Investment.

This role reports to the Head of Corporate Finance and FP&A and is actively driving the Finance team to improve analytical and reporting capabilities, act as Finance Business Partner for G&A teams, manage the tracking and reporting of our headcount, support funding strategies and tracking of CAPEX and Other Large investments / projects.

Working in a fast-growing company that recently went public, this highly visible position gives the individual the opportunity to build processes and analysis optimizing the use of funding of the company and supporting the leadership team in making sound budget decisions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Act as the trusted Finance Business Partner for the G&A teams.

  • Support monthly and quarterly reporting activities for the company in close collaboration with the controlling team, including variance analysis and commentaries for G&A departments, as well as Headcount, Capital Expenditure, facility related expenses (Laboratory and Infrastructure spend)

  • In charge of Headcount & Internal Costs Reporting & Forecasting in collaboration with Human Resources

  • Actively involved in strategic financial planning exercises: Long Range Planning, Budget and Forecast processes: Support FP&A group for Data consolidation, coordinate input with G&A Business Partners.

  • Improve and automate current reporting packages, design and maintain reports to department heads for the whole company.

  • Manage the funding and tracking of Capital Expenditure in collaboration with our Facility head and main budget owners (including R&D)

  • Provide in depth analysis on large Investment projects / funding strategies / Resources allocations to support strategic decisions at Leadership Level.

  • Help Define and track a set of financial relevant KPIs to better track spend and improve forecast accuracy.

  • Be a force of proposal to help design and implement new tools and processes as the company grows.

  • Ad hoc projects as needed by the team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance or related discipline; MBA / CPA highly desirable

  • Ability to interact and engage with partners in the business and lead and motivate non-financially minded individuals.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to perform in an environment that emphasizes collaboration and teamwork.

  • Strong analytical mindset. Demonstrate a genuine interest and curiosity to understand the drivers and activities behind the numbers.

  • Detailed oriented and thorough, but with the desired to understand the big picture.

  • Eager to learn beyond finance about the company’s activities and its environment,

  • Flexible mindset, ability to switch priorities in the interest of the company if/when needed.

  • Desire to continually improve processes and procedures with a pragmatic, business minded approach.

  • MS Office at advanced level required.

  • Knowledge in Oracle and SmartView reporting preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years relevant industry experience in accounting and finance, including management of Forecast and budget processes.

  • Technical expertise in the management of Forecasting & Consolidation tools and systems is preferred.

Desired Experience:

  • Ability to interact and engage with partners in the business and lead and motivate non-financially minded individuals.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to perform in an environment that emphasizes collaboration and teamwork.

  • Strong analytical mindset. Demonstrate a genuine interest and curiosity to understand the drivers and activities behind the numbers.

  • Detailed oriented and thorough, but with the desired to understand the big picture.

  • Eager to learn beyond finance about the company’s activities and its environment,

  • Flexible mindset, ability to switch priorities in the interest of the company if/when needed.

  • Desire to continually improve processes and procedures with a pragmatic, business minded approach.

  • MS Office at advanced level required.

  • Knowledge in Oracle and SmartView reporting preferred.

POSITION: Full time, Exempt.

EEOC Statement: Generation Bio believes in a diverse environment and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Generation Bio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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