Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis


Department: Finance

Reports To: Director, Financial Planning and Analysis

Education Required: 

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in financial planning role, preferably in pharma or biotech
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required.
  • Strong planning, reporting and analytical skills with demonstrated business and systems proficiency in previous roles.

General Description:

The Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) will be primarily responsible for the corporate expense consolidation related to headcount, clinical trial and other external expenses.  This role will be pivotal in the planning and budgeting processes such as the annual budget cycle, monthly reporting and quarterly reforecasts and our long range strategic planning efforts. The Manager of FP&A will be responsible for ongoing & new reporting initiatives, such as monthly actual results vs budget & forecasts, collaboration updates, KPI reporting package etc.  This role will work closely with FP&A team across the globe to ensure key deliverables are achieved.

The successful candidate will have pharmaceutical experience, particularly within a research and development-focused organization and will be hands-on, detail oriented & have a passion for continuous improvement.

Key personal competencies for success include the ability to master operational issues, a technological aptitude, the ability to handle multiple competing priorities, outstanding teaming and collaboration skills, effective communication skills, and a positive “can-do” attitude.

Essential Functions of the job:

  • Provide consolidated budgets and forecasts in a consistent, scalable format to enable efficient reporting to senior management and business owners.
  • Assist with clinical trial budget additions and changes across BeiGene’s broad portfolio of programs
  • Perform analysis on various drivers of spend to support senior leadership investment decisions
  • Work closely with FP&A Systems & Reporting Manager to provide automated & standardized reporting that meets business needs.
  • Work with FP&A and accounting team to improve the monthly closing processes, including items such as quarterly accruals, to ensure effective internal reporting.
  • Suggest and drive process and system improvements.
  • Perform other projects and tasks as requested and required.


Ethics – Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction.

Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares expertise with others.

Adaptability – Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Project Management – Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.

Computer Skills:

Strong computer software skills (Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Experience using financial systems, including skill with ERP and budgeting tools (e.g., TM1, Hyperion, Adaptive, etc)

Travel:  Minimal travel to China & throughout the U.S. may be required.

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