The Company: Eiger Biopharmaceuticals is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing novel products for the treatment of Orphan diseases.  Eiger has built a diverse, late-stage portfolio of well-characterized product candidates with the potential to address diseases for which the unmet medical need is high, a novel biology for treatment has been identified, and for which an effective therapy is urgently needed.  The Eiger management team has extensive experience in the clinical development and commercialization of a broad range of therapeutics, with special expertise in Orphan Designation drugs.  Eiger is located in Palo Alto, California.


Associate Director/ Director, Financial Planning & Analysis- currently a remote role

Summary Description: 

This role is an integral part of the finance organization and the company at large. The AD/Dir, FP&A is responsible for managing the company’s strategic long-range financial plan, rolling forecast, annual budgets, and analysis of financial results. This person is also responsible for preparing and presenting financial information, including variance analysis, scenario and portfolio planning and company metrics, to the senior management team/board, as applicable. This is a key position in the finance organization and will provide many opportunities for growth and development with frequent interactions with executive management and a key role in preparing analyses that will support decision-making across the business. The position reports to the Vice President of Finance and will work closely with the CFO.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Drive the annual budget process
  • Manage the quarterly update process for the rolling forecast
  • Prepare and distribute budget vs. actual variance analysis and related reporting to department heads
  • Meet with department heads to ensure a thorough understanding of their operating results and related variances from budget
  • Support the commercial operations group in development of long-term revenue models
  • Assist with consensus estimates, stock price performance and other ad hoc research projects to support Investor Relations
  • Prepare various financial models and scenarios to provide support to various strategic discussions by executive management 
  • Provide financial and analytical support on existing portfolio for business development and scenario analysis
  • Build and maintain the Company’s strategic long-range financial model
  • Preparation and presentation of board materials in relation to any or all the above
  • Develop and manage monthly executive summary and metrics reporting
  • Special projects, as needed

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Advanced/expert knowledge of excel is required
  • Excellent analytical & modeling skills
  • Strong communication skills, including ability to interface with all levels and internationally
  • Knowledge of project and department budgeting
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage conflicting priorities
  • Strong financial planning skills with ability to understand the details and identify the impact on the “big picture”
  • Proven ability to multi-task, and to adapt and proactively respond to a changing environment
  • Ability to plan and execute complex tasks and to solve problems independently
  • Strong financial planning skills with ability to understand the details and identify the impact on the “big picture”
  • Highest level of professional and ethical performance standards
  • Experience as an effective leader, people manager and a team builder
  • Energetic, dedicated, and enthusiastic team player with high degree of initiative

Qualification Requirements: 

  • 5-10 years of related experience, including within life sciences
  • Banking experience or similar experience building complex excel models
  • BA/BS in Finance, Management Science or Life Sciences is required
  • MBA desirable
  • Experience with Anaplan or other planning software desirable

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Interested candidates please send cover letter and resume to Michelle Maynard VP Finance
and Corporate Controller.

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