Vir Biotechnology

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 02/04/2021
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  • Company Address: 499 Illinois Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94158

About Vir Biotechnology

Vir Biotechnology brings together cutting-edge innovations with scientific expertise and management.

Job Description

Vir is a clinical-stage immunology company with a compelling mission; “A World Without Infectious Disease”. We are focused on combining immunologic insights with innovative technologies. We have assembled four technology platforms that are designed to stimulate and improve the immune system by exploiting critical observations of natural immune processes. Our current development pipeline consists of product individuals targeting hepatitis B virus, influenza A, SARS-CoV-2, human immunodeficiency virus and tuberculosis.
We believe the success of our colleagues drives the success of our Mission. We have an ongoing commitment to creating a company passionate about equality, inclusion, and respect. When everyone feels supported and encouraged to give at their best, we will collectively deliver outstanding results. 
Based in San Francisco and reporting to the Sr. Director of FP&A, VIR is seeking an FP&A Associate Director to support our growing needs in program and collaboration support. The individual will work hand in hand with our program team and collaboration partners and responsible for program level financial planning, reporting, and scenario analysis. The position requires strong excel, analytical, and cross functional collaboration skills, and will serve as subject matter expert in corporate financial tracking.


    • Manage program financials, including internal, collaboration, or government / non-profit partnership budget and forecast processes
    • Responsible for routine and ad hoc financial reporting to program teams
    • Support quarter-end activities for collaboration cost share
    • Develop strong rapport with program team and collaboration counterparts; serve as reliable business partner and financial go-to person for program teams to help explain, clarify, and implement financial concepts for financial planning and control
    • Proactively gather, analyze, prepare and summarizes recommendations for insights to program and management teams.
    • Suggest and implement enhancement to existing processes and reporting
    • Perform ad hoc financial analyses and projects


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in accounting, finance, or related fields with 7+ years of experience in finance related roles, previous biotech, pharmaceutical, or life science FP&A experience a plus
    • Excel power user, experience with Netsuite, Adaptive Insights, and Coupa a plus
    • Excellent knowledge of US GAAP accounting and SOX requirements
    • Proactive and can-do attitude with unquestionable ethics and integrity a must
    • Track record of effectively partnering across the organization with a Collaborative style working across internal and external teams a must
Vir’s compensation and benefits are aligned with the current market and commensurate with the person’s experience and qualifications. All full-time employees receive a package that includes: compensation, bonus and equity as well as many other Vir benefits and perks such as: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance benefits, non-accrual paid time off, one Friday a month paid-time off, company shut down for holidays, commuter benefits, child care reimbursement, education reimbursement, 401K match and lunch for all lab essential personnel!
Vir is an equal opportunity employer.  We value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform critical job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact Human Resources to request accommodation.
Vir Human Resources leads recruitment and employment for Vir. Unsolicited resumes sent to Vir from recruiters do not constitute any type of relationship between the recruiter and Vir and do not obligate Vir to pay fees should we hire from those resumes. We ask that external recruiters and/or agencies not contact or present candidates directly to our hiring manager or employees.

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