COUR Pharmaceuticals is developing first-in-class therapies designed to reprogram the immune system to achieve antigen-specific tolerance for immune-mediated disease and is pursuing leadership in the industry. COUR's platform of immune-modifying biodegradable nanoparticles focuses on treating the root cause of immune disease, unlike traditional approaches, which only minimize symptoms using toxic immune suppression.
We are seeking a highly motivated Financial Planning Analyst to join our finance team. The ideal candidate will have a background in financial analysis, strategic planning, and a keen interest in the biotech sector. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide accurate financial insights, support decision-making processes, and contribute to the overall financial health of the organization.
1. Budgeting and Forecasting
- Develop and maintain detailed financial models to support budgeting and forecasting activities.
- Work closely with department heads to understand project/program-specific financial requirements and ensure alignment with overall company goals.
2. Financial Analysis
- Conduct comprehensive financial analyses, identifying trends, opportunities, and potential risks.
- Provide actionable insights to senior management to drive informed decision-making.
3. Variance Analysis
- Monitor and analyze financial performance against budget and forecast, investigating and explaining variances.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to develop strategies for optimizing financial outcomes.
4. Strategic Planning
- Assist in the development and implementation of financial strategies to support long-term business objectives.
- Evaluate potential investment opportunities and assess their financial viability.
- Prepare and present financial reports to management, highlighting key performance indicators and financial metrics.
- Ensure accuracy and transparency in financial reporting processes.
6. Cross-Functional Collaboration
- Collaborate with various departments, including R&D, operations, and clinical ops, to gather relevant financial data and ensure alignment with corporate objectives.
- Provide financial guidance and support for strategic initiatives and projects.
- Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
- 1-3 years experience in financial planning and analysis, preferably within the biotech or pharmaceutical industry.
- Strong proficiency in financial modeling and analysis tools.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.