Celgene Associate Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis (Research & Early Development) in Summit, New Jersey


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

Partner with managers in Research and Early Development in preparation of quarterly forecasts and annual operating budgets.

Support Celgene’s existing cost sharing collaborations. Work with alliance management, project leadership, and external collaborators to serve the various FP&A needs of the collaborations.

Take on primary ownership of the Phase I early development portfolio. Work with clinical operations and project leadership groups to develop study budgets, analysis of actual clinical study spend, calculation of appropriate clinical study accruals in accordance with GAAP and the regular forecasting of clinical study spending.

Work with Sr. Manager of FP&A on strategic analysis and long term planning to help senior R&ED management make key decisions.

Prepare and distribute monthly departmental expense reports and provide department managers with analysis and explanations of key variances.

As part of monthly general ledger closing, prepare journal entries for required accruals, reclassifications or other adjustments resulting from review of operations. Work closely with the Finance Shared Service Center to ensure complete and accurate accounting and timely closings.

Assist with preparation of financial data included in monthly presentations and reports for Senior Management.

Ensure integrity of financial data by regularly reviewing and reconciling data shared between key financial applications used within the function.

Ad-hoc projects as required



Education: BA or BS in Finance/ Accounting. CPA or MBA strongly preferred.

Experience: 5-7 years of Finance/ Accounting experience with at least 2 years in a financial analysis role.

Experience supporting R&D function a plus

Skills/Knowledge Required:

 5-7 years previous experience within Accounting/Finance function with at least 2 years in financial analysis role.

 Excellent skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products e.g. Excel and PowerPoint and experience with integrated accounting software. Knowledge of business intelligence software e.g. Oracle, and Hyperion a plus.

 Ability to identify existing or potential deficiencies in operating processes or procedures and proactively recommend solutions.

 Ability to tailor work approach from detail oriented to strategic overview depending on audience.

 Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.

Associate Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis (Research & Early Development)

Location: Summit, NJ, US

Job ID: 17000702