New ABFO Member Company Open Job Posting - Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, VIR Biotechnology
Vir Biotechnology is a clinical-stage immunology company focused on combining immunologic insights with cutting-edge technologies to treat and prevent serious infectious diseases. Vir has assembled four technology platforms that are designed to stimulate and enhance the immune system by exploiting critical observations of natural immune processes. Our current development pipeline consists of five product candidates targeting hepatitis B virus, influenza A, human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis.

Based in San Francisco Mission Bay and reporting to the Sr. Director of FP&A, VIR is seeking an FP&A Manager to support our growing needs in planning and reporting. The individual is responsible for supporting all aspects of forecast, planning, and tracking related to CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls) departments, monthly corporate management reporting, and collaboration and government funding reporting. The position requires strong excel, analytical, and cross functional collaboration skills, and will serve as subject matter expert in corporate financial tracking and CMC financial support.


    • Manage annual Budgeting and quarterly Forecasting process for eight CMC (Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls) departments, including budget and forecast template preparation, perform additional analyses that supports budget and forecasting needs, assist with budget submission, error check, roll up, and prepare PowerPoint slides as needed
    • Responsible for month end reporting for CMC departments, including actual vs. budget/forecast reports, purchase order and commitment tracking, change order updates, etc. to ensure clear visibility into manufacturing spend updates
    • Develop and maintain CMO expense cash and GAAP forecast and scenarios.
    • Stay up to date on the latest strategic decisions and ensuring that planned spending in CMC departments are aligned to our strategy
    • Develop strong working relationship with CMC budget owners, schedule routine meetings to gather business updates, and act as the financial point of contact answering any questions or requests
    • Review purchase requests against budgeted amount and account coding
    • Prepare, maintain, and improve monthly executive financial management report, including cash management, corporate actual vs. budget, headcount tracking, and CapEx update
    • Support expense reporting for collaborations, government funding, and transfer pricing between subsidiaries, including quarterly GSK collaboration projects, US / Switzerland transfer pricing calculations, and NIH / BMGF invoicing and accrual
    • Continuously improve processes to enhance forecast inputs, accuracy of analyses and overall process efficiency, recommend and implement reporting, system, and process improvements
    • Ad hoc requests and projects as required


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting, finance, or related fields with 2-5 years of experience in finance related roles, previous biotech, pharmaceutical, or life science FP&A experience a plus
    • Proficient in standard MS software (Word, Excel and Power Point); Excel power user a plus, Proficiency in Netsuite, Adaptive Insights, and Coupa a plus
    • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP accounting and SOX requirements
    • Unquestionable ethics and integrity
    • Proactive and can-do attitude
    • Track record of effectively partnering across the organization with strong communication skills (verbal and written) and excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Detail oriented with outstanding analytical, problem solving, and prioritization skills, as well as a strong sense with numbers
    • Collaborative style working across internal and external teams a must
VIR is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
The Human Resources team manages the recruitment and employment process for Vir.  Unsolicited resumes sent to Vir from recruiters do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter and Vir and do not obligate Vir to pay fees should we hire from those resumes.  Recruiters are requested not to contact or present candidates directly to our hiring manager or employees. 


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