Senior Financial Analyst

Paragon BioServices, Inc.
23 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract type
Full time
Paragon Gene Therapy, now a part of Catalent, hires people with a passion to make a difference. Your expertise, coupled with our advanced technologies and collaboration with innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life–enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives.

Paragon Gene Therapy, in Baltimore & Harmans, Maryland, provides industry–leading GMP development and manufacturing services for cutting–edge biopharmaceuticals such as recombinant viral vectors, next generation vaccines & hard–to–express recombinant proteins and oncolytic viruses.

The Sr. Financial Analyst will provide detailed forecasting for revenues, capital expenditures, and operating expenses, ensuring our financial planning is healthy and profitable and aligns with business objectives.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain financial models through benchmarking and process analysis
  • Forecast quarterly and annual profits
  • Prepare cost projections and track capital expenditures
  • Analyze and report on current financial status
  • Conduct thorough research of historical financial data
  • Coordinate with the executive team on long–term financial planning
  • Compare anticipated and actual results and identify areas of improvement
  • Participate in budgeting (for departments and projects)
  • Review accounting transactions for data accuracy
  • Establish financial policies around budgeting process and reporting
  • Maintain confidentiality of financial information

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor's degree in a Business, Economics, Finance or Accounting field; MBA a plus
  • 3 years' experience as a Financial Analyst, preferably in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry.
  • Proven work experience as a Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst, or similar role
  • Hands–on experience with financial planning software, such as Hyperion (HFM), Cognos, Adaptive Planning
  • Expertise in MS Excel (creating spreadsheets and using advanced formulas)
  • Understanding of Enterprise Resource Planning systems (ERP); JD Edwards a plus
  • Ability to present financial data using detailed reports and charts

Paragon Bioservices is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.