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Vice President, Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Seaport Blvd., Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Vice President (VP) of Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) is responsible for overseeing budgeting, planning, forecasting, financial analysis, business partnering with functions and lifecycle teams, and all other FP&A initiatives at FMI for strategic direction and to support decision making and visibility of FMI's financial forecast for the Executive Team. This position partners directly with the Finance Reporting & Accounting team and manages cross-functional business partnerships on all financially pertinent analytics, planning, and reporting activities. Additional responsibilities of this position include streamlining decision-making capabilities and driving improvements to current processes to help overall organizational efficiency. The VP, FP&A is a collaborative and strategic leader that leverages industry experience for implementing and driving best FP&A practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop FMI’s business plan & presentations in alignment with annual and strategic planning processes incorporating strategy, portfolio, and functional inputs.
  • Drive the financial component of the annual planning cycle in collaboration with Global Portfolio Strategy.
  • Build strong cross-functional relationships to drive changes relevant to simplifying and streamlining the business partner decision making process.
  • Lead Life Cycle Team financial planning and implement project valuation methods to support the Portfolio Governance Committee in optimizing FMI’s project portfolio.
  • Instill a value creation mindset across the organization and collaboratively ensure alignment around identifying, quantifying, and implementing future value creation opportunities at FMI.
  • Work with resource management to optimize function and Life Cycle Team budgeting and forecasting by incorporating FTE supply and demand.
  • Actively participate as a member of the Corporate Management Leadership Team.
  • Maintain availability to work outside of regularly scheduled shift as projects dictate.
  • Other ad hoc projects as necessary.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10+ years of work experience with financial, business, and strategic planning

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher educational level in Business, Accounting, or Finance
  • 15+ years of work experience with financial, business, and strategic planning
  • Professional biopharma, genetic, and/or life science experience including an understanding of therapeutic or diagnostic development and commercialization
  • Advanced financial modeling experience including long range forecasting, DCF and multiple-based valuation methodologies, and integrated financial statements
  • Demonstrated history of adapting quickly to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to find answers and solutions when information and data are not readily available
  • Strong leadership history in complex and changing environments with demonstrated ability to gain trust and support from cross-functional peers and teams
  • Strong professional interpersonal written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of HIPAA and the importance of patient data privacy & compliance
  • Commitment to reflect 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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