New ABFO Open Job Posting - Sr. Manager/Associate Director - CytomX Therapeutics

About CytomX Therapeutics:

CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to changing the treatment of cancer with our novel Probody™ therapeutic platform. Our commitment to transforming lives with safer, more effective therapies is driven by our curiosity and passion for innovation and our belief that by acting with integrity in an honest, respectful, ethical manner, we have the power to change lives. Our workplace embodies collaboration, open communication, celebrating our successes and holding each other to the highest possible standards. CytomX has a broad pipeline comprised of 4 clinical-stage programs and others in development and is located in South San Francisco, California, the birthplace of biotechnology. Learn more at

Location: South San Francisco, California

Reporting Relationship: Sr. Director, Finance

The Opportunity
The Sr. Manager / Associate Director of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) is a newly created position within the Finance department of a dynamic and fast-growing biotech company. We are seeking a collaborative and analytical problem solver to assist the Sr. Director in building and evolving the company’s financial planning, reporting and analysis processes. This highly visible position will be responsible for monthly management reporting and analysis and will be a finance business partner for departments and program teams.  This collaborative individual will also coordinate with the Accounting team and participate in month-end close activities, including clinical trial accruals. The qualified candidate will manage our budgeting system Host Analytics and be an integral player in our budgeting, forecasting and long-range planning processes. A forward-looking, business improvement-minded, systems-savvy finance professional is highly desired.

Professional Responsibilities:

  • Enhance our financial reporting, planning and analytical processes and systems, driving dramatically improved fiscal visibility and accountability with budget managers and leadership;
  • Analyze, identify and track key expense drivers in departments and programs to improve financial planning and cash flow forecasting and provide key financial insights;
  • Partner and coordinate with department heads and program teams as their finance business partner; support the planning and reporting cycles to ensure alignment and consistency;
  • System administrator of our budgeting system Host Analytics; maintain and continuously improve the budgeting and forecasting system and processes;
  • Review purchase requests and contracts from a business perspective and ensure budget compliance;
  • Participate in month-end close processes, including clinical trial accruals; become highly knowledgeable of CRO contracts, clinical activities, and risks/opportunities;
  • Finance liaison with Accounting to provide business and budget insight as well to support the Team during critical, time sensitive periods with an “all hands-on deck” team player attitude;
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis, Board presentation support, and business process improvement projects.


  • B.A. or B.S. in business, finance/accounting or life sciences. M.B.A. is desirable.
  • Demonstrated career and professional progression with at least 8+ years of recent experience in a FP&A or related role.
  • Biotech/Pharma experience is required.
  • Experience with Host Analytics and NetSuite desired.
  • Knowledge of clinical development and CRO contracts as well as experience in partnering with Clinical Operations is highly desired.
  • Accounting experience a plus.

Professional Requirements:

  • Systems-savvy with experience managing budgeting systems and reporting tools; systems implementation experience and knowledge preferred.
  • Proven ability to proactively identify and solve problems and continuously improve FP&A processes.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as thoughtful listening skills, to facilitate interaction with all levels of an organization.
  • Strong modeling and analytical skills.
  • Hands-on and results-oriented with an ability to manage various projects and meet deadlines.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a growing and dynamic organization with its frequently changing needs and priorities.

Personal Characteristics:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to CytomX values of Integrity, Commitment, Creativity, Teamwork, Accountability and Fun
  • Highly collaborative team-player comfortable in fast-moving, dynamic environments
  • Excellent leadership and influencing skills
  • Energetic, resourceful self-starter with high integrity
  • Intellectually curious, enthusiastic, and innovative with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Adaptable and resilient with a problem-solving orientation
  • Hands-on and eager to contribute and grow with the company

CytomX is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs. CytomX will not discriminate against any job applicant because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, gender identity, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.



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