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Sumitomo Pharma Associate Director, Financial Planning and Analysis in Helena, Montana

Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. is a global pharmaceutical company based in Japan with key operations in the U.S. (Sumitomo Pharma America, Inc.), Canada (Sumitomo Pharma Canada, Inc.) and Europe (Sumitomo Pharma Switzerland GmbH) focused on addressing patient needs in oncology, urology, women's health, rare diseases, psychiatry & neurology, and cell & gene therapies. With several marketed products in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, a diverse pipeline of early- to late-stage assets, and in-house advanced technology capabilities, we aim to accelerate discovery, research, and development to bring novel therapies to patients sooner. For more information on SMPA, visit our website https://www.us.sumitomo-pharma.com (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=4190475-1&h=3440496098&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.us.sumitomo-pharma.com%2F&a=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.us.sumitomo-pharma.com+) or follow us on LinkedIn (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=4190475-1&h=2504638834&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fcompany%2Fsumitomo-pharma-america%2F&a=LinkedIn) .

Job Overview

We are currently seeking a dynamic, highly motivated, and experienced individual for the position of Associate Director, FP&A. Position serves as a key business partner to the T&Q organization offering key financial and strategic insights related to Operating Expense and overall P&L management.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as financial advisor to the T&Q organization, including VPs in Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain, CMC, and CPC, as it relates to Operating Expense Management.

  • Lead key analytics including CPC facility business support, overhead production allocations, etc.

  • Lead R&D finance collaboration to support reporting and consolidation of key results.

  • Own overhead product allocations.

  • Build Collaborative working relationships with partners in financial operations, costing, FP&A, R&D, and Accounting.

  • Develop deep understanding of strategy for supported departments and how those strategies are linked to our financial plans; understand the story behind the numbers.

  • Complete and submit timely forecasts, annual budgets, and long-range plans for operating expenses and headcount.

  • Drive month/quarter/year-end accrual and PO cleanup process in collaboration with the business and accounting teams.

  • Build Operating Expense summaries and present commentary on key variances.

  • Support T&Q projects including process/system standardization, enabling LRP modeling, consolidated reporting, analytics, etc.

Key Core Competencies

  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills.

  • Appetite to learn about the business areas supported and how the financials tie into the strategy.

  • Ability to work within a team, sharing ideas for best practices and process improvements.

  • Ability to present results to multiple levels of the T&Q and Finance organizations in a clear and concise manner, including VP of FP&A, T&Q Executive Leadership, and corporate partners.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, especially related to financial system integration.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, able to establish strong rapport and partnerships at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to work independently under general guidance, take initiative and complete tasks to deadlines.

  • Ability to spot and deliver on improvements.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting

  • FP&A and Financial Reporting experience

  • Advanced expertise in Hyperion, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Advanced experience in Oracle ERP

  • Minimum 8 – 12 (w/o Master’s) or 6 – 8 years (with Master’s) years of relevant experience in biotech or pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience using SAP and Oracle is a plus.

  • Experience/exposure to cost accounting is a plus.

The base salary range for this role is $144,700 to $180,900. Base salary is part of our total rewards package which also includes the opportunity for merit-based salary increases, short incentive plan participation, eligibility for our 401(k) plan, medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances and leaves provided in line with your work state. Our robust time-off policy includes unlimited paid time off, 11 paid holidays plus additional time off for a shut-down period during the last week of December, 80 hours of paid sick time upon hire and each year thereafter. Total compensation, including base salary to be offered, will depend on elements unique to each candidate, including candidate experience, skills, education and other factors permitted by law.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Confidential Data : All information (written, verbal, electronic, etc.) that an employee encounters is considered confidential.

Compliance :Achieve and maintain Compliance with all applicable regulatory, legal and operational rules and procedures, by ensuring that all plans and activities for and on behalf of Sumitomo Pharma America (SMPA) and affiliates are carried out with the "best" industry practices and the highest ethical standards.

Mental/Physical Requirements : Fast paced environment handling multiple demands. Must be able to exercise appropriate judgment as necessary. Requires a high level of initiative and independence. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. Requires ability to use a personal computer for extended periods of time.

Sumitomo Pharma America (SMPA) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer

Sumitomo Pharma America (SMPA) is committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

For more information about EEO and the Law, please visit the following pages:

Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf)

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. is a global pharmaceutical company based in Japan with key operations in the U.S. (Sumitomo Pharma America, Inc.), Canada (Sumitomo Pharma Canada, Inc.) and Europe (Sumitomo Pharma Switzerland GmbH) focused on addressing patient needs in oncology, urology, women's health, rare diseases, psychiatry & neurology, and cell & gene therapies. With several marketed products in the U.S., Canada, and Europe, a diverse pipeline of early- to late-stage assets, and in-house advanced technology capabilities, we aim to accelerate discovery, research, and development to bring novel therapies to patients sooner. For more information on SMPA, visit our website https://www.us.sumitomo-pharma.com (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=4190475-1&h=3440496098&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.us.sumitomo-pharma.com%2F&a=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.us.sumitomo-pharma.com+) or follow us on LinkedIn (https://c212.net/c/link/?t=0&l=en&o=4190475-1&h=2504638834&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.linkedin.com%2Fcompany%2Fsumitomo-pharma-america%2F&a=LinkedIn) .

At Sumitomo Pharma America, our work is guided by the Sumitomo Pharma mission, vision and values, which tie closely to our company’s cultural pillars.

Our Mission

To broadly contribute to society through value creation based on innovative research and development activities for the betterment of healthcare and fuller lives of people worldwide

Our Vision

For Longer and Healthier Lives, we unlock the future with cutting edge technology and ideas

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