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Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

New York Genome Center
Job Location
101 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013
United States
Job Description

Position Description


The Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis serves as the Center’s main point person for the organization’s budgeting and financial analysis function.  She/He is responsible compiling the organization-wide budget, meeting with stakeholders, preparing variance analysis and periodic re-forecasting. This individual will be expected to maintain and understand all underlying details of the Center’s budget and to track detailed changes as strategic and financial assumptions evolve over time. This position reports to the Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis and will have visibility and interactions with all scientific and administrative departments at the Center.


Key Responsibilities


  • Main point of contact for annual budget development and periodic re-forecasting.
  • Responsible for analysis of monthly, quarterly and annual budget to actual variances.
  • Support overall financial planning & analysis activities of the Center.


Financial Reporting, Budgeting, and Reforecasting


  • Analyze monthly, quarterly and annual budget to actuals financial variances.
  • Prepare, distribute departmental reports and meet with managers monthly/quarterly.
  • Compile financial statements, financial summary, and presentation materials for Board meetings.
  • Work on the annual budget process.
    • Communicate with stakeholders.
    • Compile organization-wide budget.
  • Assist with the development of quarterly projections.
    • Meet with stakeholders to update financial forecasts.
  • Assist with the development of long-term projections as needed, including cash flow projections.
  • Continue to streamline and suggest improvements for more useful financial reporting and analysis tools for the Center’s senior management team.
  • Work on ad-hoc financial analysis scenarios as requested by senior management team.
  • Support Associate Director, Financial Planning & Analysis with cost-modelling and business proposal development as needed.

Requirements & Qualifications


  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree with a major in a business subject (e.g. accounting, finance, economics) and at least five years’ of relevant experience in financial planning & analysis;
  • CPA or Masters’ degree in Business Administration highly desirable;
  • Experience in higher education or non-profit organization highly desirable;
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills;
  • Ability to establish priorities, work under pressure, and exercise independent judgment and discretion;
  • Ability to react quickly and effectively to other inquiries from a variety of management levels with comprehensive and accurate information in a wide variety of contexts and changing priorities;
  • Willingness and aptitude to learn about genomic sequencing processes and grant financial administration.
  • Must be detail oriented and possess quantitative skills with advanced proficiency in analyzing spreadsheets using Excel. 




  • Job Mastery- Knowledgeable of current role and technical skills, and the impact it has on the Center.
  • Continuous Learning– Strives to expand the depth and breadth of technical and professional skills.
  • Collaborative– Encourages participation from team members and works effectively with all levels.
  • Credible– Works with a high level of integrity.
  • Communicative– Actively listens to others and uses good judgement as to what to communicate to whom; provides feedback.
  • Focused – Utilizes efficient and effective processes.
  • Adaptable– Demonstrate flexibility with changing priorities.
  • Innovative– Develops new insights and pursues improvements.
  • Takes Ownership– Prioritizes tasks, manages time and delivers on commitments.
  • Visionary – Aligns and inspires efforts toward our mission driven organization. 
  • Stewardship – Uses NYGC’s resources responsibly.


FLSA Status – Exempt 

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship and relocation assistance. 

How to Apply

Apply here

About Our Organization

About the New York Genome Center

The New York Genome Center (NYGC) is an independent, nonprofit academic research institution at the forefront of transforming biomedical research with the mission of advancing clinical care. A collaboration of premier academic, medical and industry leaders across the globe, the New York Genome Center is committed to advancing genomic research and offering clinical genomic testing so that new treatments, therapies and therapeutics against human disease can be developed. NYGC member organizations and partners are united in this unprecedented collaboration of technology, science and medicine, designed to harness the power of innovation and discoveries to advance genomic services.

The New York Genome Center is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, protected veteran or military status, domestic violence victim status, partnership status, caregiver status, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The New York Genome Center takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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