Senior Financial Analyst

Organization
Pacific Biosciences
Job Location
1380 Willow Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst

Responsibilities:  Job will evolve over time depending on candidate’s capabilities and could include the following:
•    Responsible for monthly P&L reporting
•    Responsibility for weekly and monthly sales reporting to commercial team
•    Support accounting team with analysis of monthly general ledger entries
•    Responsible for monthly commission and bonus accrual and payout calculations
•    Responsible for quarterly P&L flux analysis for outside auditors
•    Support monthly product demand and supply-side forecasting process
•    Administration of corporate bonus plans
•    Support of annual budget process
•    Support long range forecasting process and modeling
•    Support annual insurance renewal process and audits
•    Various ad-hoc financial modeling requirements

Requirements

•    4-6 yrs related experience in financial analysis role
•    Understanding of general accounting process and general accounting principles
•    Effective communication skills (written & verbal)
•    General understanding ERP systems and data extraction and analysis
•    Ability to work and succeed in a team environment
•    Ability to adapt quickly and learn new tasks independently
•    High level of curiosity and creativity
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Excellent organization skills
•    Ability to manage competing priorities
•    Finance/Accounting degree or undergraduate degree which requires high level of analytics

Nice to Have
•    MBA preferred but not necessary

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

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