(Contract) Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Cambridge, MA
May 24 2019
Life Sciences, Biology
Organization Type
(Contract) Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

The Role:

Reporting to the Director FP&A, this position will be a critical member of the Finance team as we support a growing organization and development pipeline. This position will partner with both the accounting operations team and organizational business leaders on month-end close activities, internal management reporting, planning and ad-hoc analysis. The anticipated time frame for this assignment is 6 months.

Here's What You'll Do:
  • Assist FP&A and accounting operations during month-end close
    • Receiving of services and month-end close accruals
    • Troubleshoot or follow-up on month-end finance team reviews with accounting operations and/or business
  • Assist with monthly financial reporting for cost centers
  • Support cost accounting projects and data validation for cost standards
  • Support annual budget/forecast updates for capital and facilities
  • Support ongoing capital reporting and assist with capital reporting improvements /automation project
  • Ad-hoc analyses that support month-end close or business decision making

Here's What You'll Bring to the Table:
  • BA/BS in accounting or finance required
  • 3+ years of FP&A experience; life sciences industry experience preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail; willingness to "roll-up the sleeves"
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills; highly proficient in Excel based modeling
  • Strong communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Experience with tier 1 ERP systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle) and planning and reporting tools preferred

Why join Moderna

At Moderna, we believe messenger RNA, or mRNA, is the "software of life." Every cell in the body uses mRNA to provide real-time instructions to make the proteins necessary to drive all aspects of biology, including in human health and disease. Given its essential role, we believe mRNA could be used to create a new category of medicines with significant potential to improve the lives of patients.

Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Moderna currently has strategic alliances for development programs with AstraZeneca, Plc. and Merck, Inc., as well as the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Defense; and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), a division of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Moderna has been ranked in the top ten of Science's list of top biopharma industry employers for the past four years. To learn more, visit www.modernatx.com .

Our Mission:
Deliver on the promise of mRNA science to create a new generation of transformative medicines for patients.


Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.

Moderna is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Moderna will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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