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We are building a company where exceptional scientists and industry leaders from around the world work side by side to advance a shared mission.
Our intentional focus is on Belonging, so that all employees know that they are valued for their unique perspectives.
At Altos, we are all accountable for sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment.
What You Will Contribute To Altos
As a member of the Finance Team, the Sr. Finance Manager position will be heavily involved in financial and operational activities and will collaborate with our functional team across Altos including the Institutes of Science & Medicine, SI3 (Science Integration, Innovation, Insights), and Corporate Groups. The position will support budgeting, forecasting, long-range planning, variance analysis, and other ad-hoc projects. This is a great opportunity to influence and implement business processes that can scale as the company continues to grow. This role will be a key part of the Finance team and report to the Sr. Director of Finance Business Partnerships. We are seeking a candidate who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and seeks to establish structure in ambiguity. This is a high-impact, executive-facing role that requires someone who is a strong leader, communicator, and strategic thinker.
Serve as a trusted financial advisor for business leadership by providing insightful financial analyses and decision support while optimizing our use of cash
Partner with cross-functional leaders to coordinate and develop the annual budget and long-range plans for OPEX, capital spend and headcount
Manage processes related to month-end close including variance analysis and timely and accurate management reporting
Support/enhance processes and structure for budgeting, forecasting and long-range planning
Provide financial assessment and guidance for new strategic projects/investments to be presented to the Executive Committee
Support special projects as needed
Collaborate closely with colleagues in Accounting and Procurement to drive continuous improvement of business processes, advancing systems & capabilities (including ERP implementation) and achievement of functional goals
Who You Are
Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
10+ years of relevant experience in biotech, pharmaceutical or consulting environment
Superior Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
Sound understanding of Finance and Accounting Principles
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate technical information clearly to a non-technical audience
Detail-oriented yet possess the ability to maintain an “80/20” mindset
Strong analytical skills and business acumen; experienced in developing financial models, leading analysis, and explaining options and implications
Highly motivated self-starter capable of working under pressure, prioritizing workload to meet deadlines, operating independently with minimal guidance, and exercising extreme ownership for projects and results
Always seeking to evolve processes, controls and systems to support a high-growth company
Willingness to contribute beyond the defined role to meet team needs as circumstances require
Possess a sense of urgency; identifies challenges and problems and takes the initiative to solve them
MBA, CPA, CFA a plus, but not required
Experience with Financial Systems (QBO, Point Purchasing, Bill.com, Concur, ERP)