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Senior Director, FP&A

Company: Kezar Life Sciences
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Reporting to the CFO, the Senior Director FP&A is a key leader within the Finance organization, leading the Financial Planning & Analysis team. This person will manage all corporate planning processes, assist decision support, and coach / develop team members. This position is primarily responsible for developing the annual and longer-range financial plan, along with monthly and quarterly performance analysis, including BOD presentations. This position requires close collaboration with other members of the Finance team, cross-functional operational leadership, and the executive team, with the ability to influence others. The expectation is that the Senior Director, FP&A will be onsite at our South San Francisco, CA office at least three days per week. Kezar is focused on small-molecule drug discovery and development to target immune-mediated diseases and cancer. Kezar's lead product candidate, zetomipzomib, is being evaluated in clinical trials for the treatment of lupus nephritis and autoimmune hepatitis. Kezar is also conducting an oncology clinical trial of KZR-261, the first candidate from its novel platform targeting the protein secretion pathway. This research platform has the potential to generate additional small molecule compounds with therapeutic potential in cancer and inflammation.Not sure if you are qualified for this position? We know that skills and experience can show up in different ways and we welcome resumes from a broad range of applicants. You are encouraged to apply even if you do not meet each of the listed preferred qualifications. Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Finance with 10+ years in biotechnology industry roles of ascending responsibility. MBA preferred.
  • Experience leading an annual budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge/working experience with Adaptive Insights and NetSuite a plus.
  • A highly organized and self-directed approach to work, including the ability to handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally effectively and collaboratively with demonstrated ability to multi-task, prioritize options, anticipate challenges, and execute on corporate goals.
  • Strong analytical and advanced excel skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Compensation and Benefits The salary range for this position as Senior Director, FP&A at our South San Francisco, CA corporate office is $260,000 - $270,000. Factors such as academic credentials and relevant experience will influence the actual salary offered. In addition to a competitive market-based salary, Kezar Life Sciences offers the opportunity to participate in stock programs, a performance-based bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package including 401K. Additional information about our total rewards program can be found here: About Kezar Life Sciences We are developing first-in-class, small molecule therapies designed to inhibit multiple disease-driving cellular pathways by targeting key intracellular proteins. Since inception, our mission has been to deliver unique treatments that can better the lives of patients fighting difficult-to-treat chronic diseases. Our team is passionate about discovering promising targets that were previously unidentified or undruggable and have the potential to change the treatment paradigm for a range of conditions. Here at Kezar, our employees are our greatest asset and are the drivers of the Company's success. Every day, our team of passionate professionals are converting scientific ideas to first-in-class assets that have the potential for significant clinical impact in the most difficult-to-treat diseases. Together, we are focused on the common mission of helping patients overcome their chronic conditions and live a better life. We believe in fostering a culture of trust and respect for all team members at all levels. Our employees are encouraged to question, exchange views and discover new ways to address issues and solve problems. We welcome differences in ideas, styles and practices to accomplish our goals. Hard working, innovative and compassionate are qualities every Kezar employee should possess and we're always looking for equally dynamic and motivated individuals to join our team. Information for Recruitment Agencies Kezar Life Sciences does not accept from recruiters/agencies any unsolicited resumes, or any candidate information including blinded resumes and will not be responsible for any fees related to resumes or candidate information that is unsolicited. Please do not contact hiring managers or Kezar Life Sciences employees directly with any information related to a resume or a candidate. We handle all recruiting through our internal Human Resources team, and we will reach out to you directly should we wish to engage in a search. Your willingness to comply with this will significantly impact any decision we may make about doing business with you.

Keywords: Kezar Life Sciences, San Francisco , Senior Director, FP&A, Accounting, Auditing , San Francisco, California

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