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Finance Insights and Analytics Manager

Semma Therapeutics

Semma Therapeutics

Accounting & Finance, Data Science
Paddington, London W2, UK
Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Job Description

Finance Insights and Analytics Manager

Full time, hybrid


Position Summary

The Manager of FP&A is a key member of Vertex's Finance business partner organization, supporting key business functions by providing financial direction and insight including identification of key value drivers and Business KPIs, helping functions deliver their short term and long term goals through proactive day-to-day support, challenge, influence and insight. The role ensures that all functional activities are appropriately reflected in company budgets, forecasts, and long-range planning and will build analytics to help decision making. Regular engagement with functional leadership is an important part of the role to support our data/insights development.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Analyze financial data, performance metrics, and trends to provide insights and recommendations to senior leadership.

  • Leads various process improvement projects that spans across Finance organization

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including Commercial, DTE, and Corporate Strategy to understand business objectives and provide financial support and guidance.

  • Develop and maintain robust reporting mechanisms to track key performance indicators (KPIs) and financial metrics.

  • Assist the team with a broad set of financial analytics and visualization skills to build out analytics capabilities and scalable reports.

  • Explore and extract data from multiple sources and interrogate it to discover trends and patterns, creating meaningful insights

  • Manage and maintain our reporting suite, including Dimensions, Tables and Relationships

  • Support strategic initiatives and special projects by providing financial modeling, scenario analysis and Statistical analytics

Required Education Level

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting.

Required Experience

  • Typically requires 5 years of relevant financial experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Knowledge/Skills

  • Possesses a continuous improvement mindset, with flexibility and ability to adapt to change.

  • Strong analytical skill and ability to work with large amounts of data with an ability to create ad hoc reports or analytics independently.

  • Strong SQL skills knowledge of python advantage

  • Experience with Power Bi or other business intelligence and visualization tools

  • Experience with Hyperion or another multidimensional database;

  • Ability to solve problems and think creatively - capacity to provide pragmatic solutions and have the drive and leadership to implement ideas through to successful conclusion.

  • Strong business acumen, judgment and professionalism required. Intellectual curiosity drives a deep understanding of business issues.


Company Information

Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation.

Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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