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Senior Corporate FP&A Analyst

Company: Guardant Health
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

Guardant Health is a leading precision oncology company focused on helping conquer cancer globally through use of its proprietary blood tests, vast data sets and advanced analytics. The Guardant Health Oncology Platform leverages capabilities to drive commercial adoption, improve patient clinical outcomes and lower healthcare costs across all stages of the cancer care continuum. Guardant Health has launched liquid biopsy-based Guardant360 -, Guardant360 CDx and GuardantOMNI - tests for advanced stage cancer patients. These tests fuel development of its LUNAR program, which aims to address the needs of early stage cancer patients with neoadjuvant and adjuvant treatment selection, cancer survivors with surveillance, asymptomatic individuals eligible for cancer screening and individuals at a higher risk for developing cancer with early detection.

Job Description

The Financial Planning and Analysis team is expanding to ensure we meet the needs of our rapidly growing business. We are looking for a Senior Corporate FP&A Analyst to join our Corporate FP&A team, reporting to the Associate Director of FP&A.

This role focuses on management reporting, planning, and decision support and controls. The incumbent will be working cross-functionally to report accurate actuals, forecast variances to the budget; contribute to Budgeting and strategic/financial planning of relevant KPI's; and champion process optimization and project management for critical FP&A project.

  • Partner with the business leaders across Corporate G&A functions, providing robust monthly and quarterly senior-level financial performance reporting
  • Clearly communicate a cohesive and concise story around the business drivers behind financial data and implications on current and future results.
  • Evaluate and assess key operational issues, risks and business drivers pertaining to budget, actual results, and forecast updates, suggesting solutions and alternatives where appropriate to operating leaders including but not limited to operational efficiency, cost saving opportunities, capital expenditure decisions, etc.
  • Key contributor in quarterly forecast/ annual budgeting and planning process, including headcount planning and implementing appropriate review process
  • Support and contribute to month-end close/reporting activities, investigations of significant variances, and communication of findings to key stakeholders.
  • Develop deep understanding of financial planning and ERP systems to enable and build reporting to support forecasting, close and variance to actuals analysis
  • Drive process improvements and enhance data transparency across financial planning.
    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or technical field preferred
    • 3-5 years of work experience in financial planning & analysis
    • Excel Power User proficiency required
    • Experience with ERP and financial planning systems such as SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, etc.
    • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with good strong presentation and organization skills
    • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively across different functions
    • Thrive in a fast-paced and ambiguous environment under pressure
    • Desire to solve problems and improve processes
    • Strong eye for details and an analytical approach in identifying insights
    • Forward-thinking demeanor and highly adaptable nature
    • Positive outlook and willingness to roll up your sleeves and get things done
    • Naturally inquisitive with an aptitude for learning new tools and desire to continue to build skills - looking for candidates with potential to take on additional corporate responsibilities i.e., support quarterly earnings, Board of Director materials etc.
      Additional Information

      Additional Information:

      Covid Vaccination Policy: Starting January 7, 2022, Guardant Health will require all employees to be fully vaccinated to either (a) establish that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19; or (b) request and obtain an approved exemption from Guardant's COVID-19 U.S. Vaccination Policy as a reasonable accommodation, as consistent with applicable laws. An employee is considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or one dose of a single-dose vaccination. Acceptable vaccines are approved or under emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and/or the World Health Organization (WHO). In addition, fully-vaccinated employees will be required to maintain their fully-vaccinated status under this policy by obtaining, if applicable, any FDA-approved boosters.

      Employee may be required to lift routine office supplies and use office equipment. Majority of the work is performed in a desk/office environment; however, there may be exposure to high noise levels, fumes, and biohazard material in the laboratory environment. Ability to sit for extended periods of time.

      Guardant Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

      All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

      To learn more about the information collected when you apply for a position at Guardant Health, Inc. and how it is used, please review our Privacy Notice for Job Applicants.

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Keywords: Guardant Health, Redwood City , Senior Corporate FP&A Analyst, Accounting, Auditing , Redwood City, California

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