Financial Analyst in Cambridge, Massachusetts at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/24/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

upport business and financial planning capabilities within Alnylam’s

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Industry-leading, bio-pharmaceutical company, listed top 40 of Global Innovation
  • Innovator in scientific breakthroughs and has been at the frontier each decade
  • Vision and passion around revolutions in biology for human health
  • Committed to their team, discovery, a sense of urgency, open culture, and best in class performance

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Be a part of a committed and most forward-thinking team in their field
  • Work alongside a diverse and culturally aware environment with opportunities for employee development and networking
  • Year-round employee wellness programs and extensive employee health/safety programming
  • Community events that promote education, learning, and wellness along with arts and cultural institutions
  • Opportunity to collaborate on company-wide community service days and volunteerism

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Cambridge, MA

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Work in partnership with the Associate Director to forecast and report results on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis to senior leadership; own the process of updating the Finance ERP system Adaptive for Opex and headcount.
  • Own the creation and maintenance of monthly management reporting; becoming a super-user in Adaptive, in order to design new reports, enhance existing reports, and reconcile Opex during month end and forecasting cycles.
  • Collaborate with the Associate Director to explain trends and variances from Investment Plan to senior leadership; providing robust, business critical insight to leaders thus driving timely and accurate business decisions
  • Partner closely with Accounting, Procurement and other groups across the organization to ensure requests are procured and accounted for accurately on company’s financials (including the approval of Purchase Requisitions in the Procurement system and coordinating monthly accruals with Accounting team partners)
  • Drive process improvements and efficiencies, identifying potential cost saving to make budget tradeoffs
  • Help drive financial education, accountability, and operational excellence throughout the organization
  • Assist with ad hoc analysis and projects, as needed

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance related field
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience
  • Experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Understanding and compliance with applicable Sarbanes Oxley requirements
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel; experience with SAP preferred; experience with Adaptive preferred
  •  Strong work ethic and team player
  •  Able to handle multiple assignments and manage competing priorities with tight deadlines
  •  High degree of professionalism
  •  Ability to work sensitively with confidential material
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
  •  Comfortable communicating with various levels of management
  •  Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills