New ABFO Member Company Posting - Financial Analyst, NGM Biopharmaceuticals

NGM Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical stage biotech company dedicated to discovering and developing the next generation of medicines for the treatment of serious diseases.  Our experienced scientific team has joined forces with an impressive group of industry professionals, Nobel Laureates and other distinguished researchers to build a company where innovation and cutting-edge science has provided the foundation for a robust drug discovery engine that has a track record of generating one new IND candidate per year.  NGM’s current pipeline of clinical stage programs consists of six drug candidates targeting liver, metabolic, ophthalmic and oncologic diseases. The most advanced drug candidate, aldafermin (NGM282), is in Phase 2b clinical studies in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and is wholly-owned by NGM.  NGM’s strategic collaboration with Merck, with a current term running to March 2022 at the earliest, provide us with the resources and flexibility to pursue our ambitious R&D goals and further extend our pipeline of novel drug candidates. 

We are currently looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Financial Analyst to join our growing Finance and Accounting team.  He/she will be a pivotal team member supporting the corporate FP&A function at NGM.  The ideal candidate is detailed oriented and analytical with the ability to see the bigger picture.  He/she should have exceptional business collaboration skills with an eye towards process improvements and providing insightful analysis to drive decision-making.  This position reports to the Senior Director of FP&A. 


  • Prepare quarterly budget vs. actual reporting and provide variance explanations and commentary
  • Key finance business partner for G&A functions
  • Lead quarterly business reviews assessing trends and key business drivers of spend
  • Assist in the preparation and administration of the annual budget, forecast, and long-range plan
  • Work with accounting to support financial close
  • Actively participate in FP&A initiatives including seeking out opportunities for process improvements and ad hoc analysis to support decision making


  • BA/BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • 1-3 years of relevant financial analysis work experience
  • Highly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills with the ability to interface and communicate effectively with executive management and other functions within the organization
  • Attention to detail with the ability to move between hands on work and strategic thinking
  • Demonstrated team player with the ability to work collaboratively
  • Prior experience with ERP (e.g., Netsuite) platform a plus
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • Experience in a biotech company a plus

NGM offers a creative, collaborative, highly challenging scientific environment, along with a strong compensation package that includes salary, stock options, employee stock purchase program participation, 401(k) and a comprehensive, industry-leading, benefits package.


Interested applicants should apply through the NGM Biopharmaceuticals website:

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