New ABFO member company open job posting - Mgr/Sr. Mgr, FP&A, Arcus Biosciences


Finance · Brisbane or Hayward, California


This position, reporting to and working closely with the Sr. Director of FP&A, will be responsible for supporting the operational finance needs of G&A, Corporate Finance and eventually Research and nonclinical Development. Business partnering responsibilities will include budgeting/forecasting, report building and ownership, spending review and analysis, and process/policy design and optimization as pertains to accounting and finance processes. Corporate Finance responsibilities will include participating in the implementation of systems supporting finance operations, system maintenance, corporate deck support and other related corporate reporting.


  • Work closely with G&A and Research and nonclinical Development operations to effectively budget and forecast operating costs and capital expenditures
  • Prepare and distribute internal financial reports to functional area managers/leaders
  • Prepare and present regular financial updates to business partners/finance leadership
  • Assess internal system needs, participate in system implementations and own subsequent system maintenance/build-out
  • Work closely with the FP&A team to monitor and analyze financial results vs. plan and effectively communicate information and conclusions
  • Partner with the business to manage finance activities, help identify areas of potential cost savings or needed operating efficiencies and assist in the implementation of changes and improvements as appropriate
  • Assist the accounting team with quarterly close preparations by providing analysis for variances in operating results (i.e., preparation or review of audit flux reports)
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and financial modeling/forecasting to support business partner and management decision-making
  • Partner with the accounting and procurement organizations to ensure accurate recording and reporting of financial information with respect to G&A, Research and nonclinical Development and CAPEX
  • Review Purchase Orders and provide comments to PO approvers regarding the budget status for significant spend requests


  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred  
  • 5+ years of experience in a corporate finance support role is required
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience working with and maintaining a financial planning system, preferably Adaptive or Planful/Host Analytics
  • Experience in the biotech industry with a working business knowledge of drug discovery and clinical development supporting finance, budgeting and financial analysis preferred
  • Prior experience supporting business unit managers/leaders and have an aptitude for effective communication at all levels of an organization

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