Corporate FP&A Manager

Twist BioScience
Job Location
455 Mission Bay Boulevard South
San Francisco, CA 94158
Job Description

We are seeking our Corporate FP&A manager to develop, provide analytics and reporting to the company's executive staff, external investors, and in support of decision making process on key corporate strategies and initiatives. 

The Corporate FP&A manager will lead the design, standardization, and implementation of key financial processes, and the related implementation of the reporting platform, that support the company's business needs. This includes developing financial forecasts and analyses, both short and long term, providing leadership in the development, implementation and scaling of infrastructure, generating insightful management reporting, and monitoring key performance indicators.

 Key responsibilities

  • Design and generate monthly and quarterly management reporting packages for the CFO and executive staff including P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow information, with actual versus budget analysis.
  • Ensure timely delivery of necessary financial information to support Executive Staff, Board and Audit Committee financial presentations.
  • Coordinate the requirements for reporting package among both financial and operational stakeholders.
  • Identify and implement a robust planning and reporting tool that will scale up as the company grows.
  • Ensure alignment on analytics, identify and resolve reporting and forecasting issues.
  • Implement process and control improvements for increased accuracy, efficiency and effectiveness of data.
  • Support the creation of the annual budget and rolling forecasts.
  • Partner with business controller to provide early awareness of changes in performance and to develop key metrics to measure strategic or business focus areas.
  • Drive to establish repeatable, sustainable process, and ability to anticipate and perform ad-hoc analysis as needed. 

Required Qualifications

  • BA/BS Degree in Finance or Accounting, MBA will be a plus
  • 8+ years of experience in FP&A and/or business finance roles, preferably in Life Sciences, Biotech companies.
  • World-class organizational skills, encompassing an extremely high attention to detail, strong ownership, and intense focus on accuracy and accountability.
  • Expertise in identifying, guiding the design, and managing the implementation of financial reporting platform.
  • Deep domain knowledge in using industry-standard planning and tools, including Excel; knowledge of SAP will be a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of accounting & financial principles and how financial statements interact (i.e., income statement, balance sheet & cash flow). 
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts at a high level to executive leadership.
  • Ability to work and problem solve independently, to organize workload and priorities, and complete tasks on time.
  • Strong leadership with proven track record in building strong partnerships and influencing key functional leaders to define and implement financial objectives, related reporting, and enabling change.
  • Energy and passion for delivering results in a fast-paced, data-driven environment.
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About Twist Bioscience

At Twist Bioscience, our expertise is accelerating science and innovation by leveraging the power of scale. We have developed a proprietary semiconductor-based synthetic DNA manufacturing process featuring a 10,000-well high throughput silicon platform capable of producing synthetic biology tools, including genes, oligonucleotide pools and variant libraries. By synthesizing DNA on silicon instead of on traditional 96-well plastic plates, our platform overcomes the current inefficiencies of synthetic DNA production, and enables cost-effective, rapid, high-quality and high throughput synthetic gene production, which in turn, expedites the design, build, test cycle to enable personalized medicines, pharmaceuticals, sustainable chemical production, improved agriculture production, diagnostics, biodetection and data storage. For more information, please visit Twist Bioscience is on Twitter. Sign up to follow our Twitter feed @TwistBioscience at

Twist Bioscience is an equal opportunity employer.

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