Manager of Finance - Corporate

Benchling

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Accounting/Finance
  • Post Date: 03/25/2021
  • Website: benchling.com
  • Company Address: 555 Montgomery Street Suite 1700, San Francisco, CA, 94111

About Benchling

Benchling makes life science research faster and more collaborative.

Biotechnology has the potential to solve humanity’s most pressing challenges, such as disease, renewable energy, clean water, and hunger. The brightest minds are working on these problems but they are equipped with archaic tools. We aspire to fix this and increase the rate of scientific output with a web-based platform that allows researchers to design and run experiments, analyze data, and share results.

Job Description

Over the coming years, biotech will fundamentally rewrite the way we live. Gene editing and cell therapy are dramatically changing how we treat cancer and other major illnesses. Biofuels and biomaterials are transforming the cars we drive, the clothes we wear, and the makeup of everyday objects. Crop science and synthetic biology are producing sustainable and ethical food. Benchling’s mission is to accelerate the research that propels us towards this reality, and magnify its impact, through modern software.

Every day, scientists around the world use Benchling’s applications, platform, & analytics in their efforts to solve humanity’s most pressing problems. For these scientists, Benchling is the central technology they use to conduct their research. Our customers include pharmaceutical giants, leading biotechs, and the world’s most renowned research institutes.

ROLE OVERVIEW

We are looking for a Manager of Finance - Corporate to join our Strategic Finance team, reporting to the Director of Finance.  You will have a highly visible role engaging with executives and senior leaders.  Expectations also include working cross-functionally and establishing/improving processes to enable Benchling’s continued hyper-growth.

WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON 

  • Prepare monthly/quarterly management reports and executive dashboards
  • Analyze financial results, understand key trends, assess current and future business risks and opportunities, and communicate insights
  • Lead the coordination of the annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes
  • Maintain the long-range financial model
  • Support the preparation of board reporting
  • Collaborate with the Accounting team on month-end close activities, vendor trend reviews and allocations
  • Responsible for the cash forecast
  • Be the FP&A system representative for our forecasting and planning tool (Adaptive)
  • Provide ad hoc financial modeling and analysis for special projects

ABOUT YOU

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics or equivalent area.
  • 5+ years experience in FP&A at a high growth startup or investment banking
  • Strong understanding of GAAP accounting and FP&A best practices
  • Excellent organization skills and experience managing projects with a wide range of partners.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to explain financial data to non-finance partners
  • Expert in Excel and Google Suite
  • Experience with Netsuite and Adaptive
  • Curious, organized and thoughtful team player

Benchling welcomes everyone. We believe every member of our team enriches our diversity and inclusion by broadening our ways of problem-solving for future challenges. Even if you don't meet 100% of the qualifications for this job, we strongly encourage you to apply.

LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES

  • Admit mistakes and shortcomings
  • Deliver results
  • Disagree and commit
  • Obsess over customers
  • Rely on work ethic
  • Show empathy
  • Recruit and develop the best
  • Sweat the details
  • Think and communicate clearly
  • Unite around the mission

PERKS AND BENEFITS

  • Work with a talented yet humble team
  • Competitive compensation & equity package
  • Quarterly mental health days
  • Weekly virtual social events, and annual company retreats
  • 401k, Medical, dental, and vision insurance (US Employees Only)
  • Monthly health & wellness stipend (Currently US Employees Only)
  • Yearly educational stipend (Currently US Employees Only)
  • To support remote work conditions, Benchling provides each employee a one-time stipend of $1,000(USD) upon commencing employment, and additional discounted employee purchase plans for home-office equipment.

In following best practices and safety protocols, all Benchling employees are expected to work remotely until we are further advised that it is safe for employees to resume work in their respective office locations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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