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Senior Financial Analyst

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Senior Financial Analyst will play an integral role in the financial planning, reporting and analysis process for Foundation Medicine. This position partners directly with the Finance Team and cross-functional business partners on all financially-pertinent analytics, planning and reporting activities. This position also partners closely with the Director of FP&A, Business Functions to support FMI’s critical R&D functions. Additional responsibilities of this position include the development and maintenance of consolidated financial forecast models, preparing executive-level financial presentations, and other ad hoc analyses and reporting as needed. The Sr Financial Analyst works a flexible schedule as projects dictate.

Key Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Duties

  • Assists the FP&A Consolidation team in developing and maintaining both long-range and short-range operating plans, as well as quarterly financial forecasts
  • Assists in preparing monthly and quarterly financial performance presentations
  • Assists the Director of FP&A, Business Functions in developing and maintaining functional financial plans and perform other ad hoc duties as needed
  • Partners with functional business leaders to provide timely and relevant financial information and analyses, enabling sound decision making
  • Prepares and facilitates monthly financial reviews including the appropriate level of detail on actual vs. budget analysis and any implications to the forecast
  • Develops, builds, and maintains various reporting and planning models
  • Other ad hoc projects as necessary


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ years of progressive finance, accounting, or business consulting experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related discipline
  • 5+ years of prior finance, accounting, or business consulting experience
  • Experience in a fast paced, high growth environment
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, and Excel financial modeling skills
  • Prior work experience with both private and public companies
  • Strong financial statement knowledge (income statements, balance sheets and cash flows)
  • Knowledge of accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles including Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Experience with automated financial and accounting reporting systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated history facilitating meetings with successful results
  • Ability to partner with cross-functional leaders
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule as projects dictate and adapt quickly to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills with a great deal of attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive company data and information
  • Responsible and resourceful in finding answers and solutions when information and data is not readily available
  • Commitment to FMI’s values: Passion, Patients, Innovation and Collaboration



Please be aware that Foundation Medicine mandates COVID-19 vaccination of all employees regardless of work location. Accommodations may be made in accordance with applicable law.


About Foundation Medicine

Foundation Medicine, Inc. (FMI) began with an idea—to simplify the complex nature of cancer genomics, bringing cutting-edge science and technology to everyday cancer care. Our approach generates insights that help doctors match patients to more treatment options and helps accelerate the development of new therapies. Foundation Medicine is the culmination of talented people coming together to realize an important vision, and the work we do every day impacts real lives.

Confidence, or the belief that we need to check every box before applying for a job, can sometimes hold us back from going after a role that inspires us. At Foundation Medicine there's no such thing as the 'perfect' applicant, and our company is a place where every employee can make an impact and continue to grow whatever background they may have or path they may have taken. So, as long as you meet the basic qualifications for a role, please apply if you see a position that would make you excited to come into Foundation Medicine every day and help us transform cancer care.

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