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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager at Synthego
Redwood City, CA, US
Synthego is looking for an FP&A Manager to directly work with the CFO, accounting team, and executive team in all planning, modeling, analytics, and most financial reporting functions.  The ideal candidate is likely an FP&A Director, Manager or Analyst with a combination of investment banking and Corporate FP&A experience within a top technology or Life Science Company. This individual will have the chance to make a major impact within our rapidly growing and successful organization as the most senior FP&A team member who will build a team out over a short period of time. 

What You’ll Do

    • Fully own the financial modeling, data generation and underlying planning systems related to Annual and Quarterly planning activities
    • Lead, project manage and coordinate key quarterly financial planning activities including Operating Plan revisions, Sales Planning, Sales and Operations Planning, Capacity Planning, and CapEx reviews
    • Work with others on the Finance, Accounting, Software and Commercial Ops teams to architect systems and data requirements related to all planning activities
    • Work with the Accounting team and CFO to prepare, review and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial, and analytical reporting packages to the Executive team, Board and Investors
    • Lead internal and external financial modeling and other budgeting initiatives. 
    • Support equity and debt fundraising diligence processes via the ownership of data rooms and diligence response management
    • Support investor relations activities via regular financial analyses and presentation materials that will be sent to the Company's Board of Directors and investors
    • Maintain market intelligence around fundraising conditions, valuations, and other relevant indicators
    • Interact with the Commercial Operations and Production teams regarding the proper setting and maintenance of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and analytics within the Company’s databases and visualization systems (Tableau)

About You

    • 1 - 2  years of related experience in Investment banking and 2-5 years of experience within a corporate FP&A organization, ideally within a rapidly scaling Company
    • Bachelor’s degree in economics, mathematics, finance, CS, engineering or life sciences from a top academic institution
    • Strong experience with Excel, including dynamic three statement financial modeling and modeling of pro forma venture capital transactions
    • Advanced understanding of key financial modeling and accounting concepts
    • Strong experience with various company systems and platforms including ERP (Netsuite or similar), Visualization (Tableau or similar), CRM, forecasting, and others. 
    • Excellent communication skills. The successful candidate must be able to make frequent, concise, meaningful presentations to executives and participate in meetings with the Company’s Board of Directors or investors
    • Intellectually curious with a passion for the Synthego mission

Company Benefits & Perks

    • Excellent benefits
    • Competitive salary
    • 4x Daily shuttle to and from San Francisco (more locations to come)
    • Generous equity at an early stage company
    • Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
    • Catered lunch and dinner
Synthego’s vision is to turn biology into an information science, with the ultimate goal of dramatically extending the healthy human lifespan.
Synthego builds advanced bioinformatics and automated hardware platforms to create next-generation molecular biology tools, starting with full-stack genome engineering.
These world-class tools accelerate basic scientific discovery, critical disease cures and novel synthetic biology applications to improve and prolong life.