Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Patients are at the heart of everything we do at Loxo Oncology, and we continue to be motivated by our goal of improving the lives of people living with cancer. We pursue this goal with a tenacity, focus, and commitment to excellence that defines who we are and how we work.

We seek dedicated, passionate, hardworking, intelligent, thoughtful, and authentic individuals who thrive within a collaborative and fast-paced environment and will bring their experiences, unique perspectives and problem-solving skills to the team. In return, we cultivate an environment that rewards and recognizes hard work and provides opportunities for learning and growth as part of a team making a meaningful difference in the lives of patients.

Senior Manager, FP&A

Location: Stamford, CT

Reports To:

Director, Finance

Position Summary

Loxo Oncology at Lilly conducts discovery research, clinical development and regulatory affairs for oncology, with the goal of creating a pipeline of therapies that have the potential to make a meaningful difference for patients. Loxo Oncology at Lilly was created in December 2019, combining the Lilly Research Laboratories oncology organization and Loxo Oncology, which was acquired by Lilly in early 2019. The unit has team members in Boulder, CO, Indianapolis, IN, New York City, South San Francisco, Stamford, CT, and Madrid, Spain.

The Senior Manager will be responsible for supporting the financial planning, reporting, and analysis of early phase oncology programs.  The position will partner with financial stakeholders including management, Asset teams, Clinical Operations and R&D. This position will act as a key member of the finance and accounting team, providing support for strategic, and financial decisions.

Roles and Responsibilities of the Position*

  • Responsible for providing hands-on FP&A support across the organization with the focus on the development of early phase oncology programs.
  • Attend all asset and development team meetings.
  • Assist in coordinating the budget and projection processes across the Asset Teams ensuring deliverables are timely reviewed and submitted for approval, if required.
  • Provide insightful and timely business performance updates to the business and key internal stakeholders by Identifying business trends, analyzing actual results, and meaningfully synthesizing and presenting financial results against plan.
  • Develop, plan, and coordinate budgets/forecasts and provide regular robust actual reporting and variance analyses to assigned Asset teams, cost center managers and key business stakeholders to enable decision making and alignment to company goals.
  • Track key metrics to enable proactive monitoring and early warning of financial performance versus contract agreements and plan.
  • Identify risks & opportunities to the business while aggressively challenging barriers.
  • Assist in managing the overall financial planning and reporting calendar.
  • Assist in preparing various presentations for senior management.
  • Prepare quarterly and on-demand financial presentations which accurately and insightfully present the results of business operations and/or future projections.
  • Assist in accounting processes related to internal/external forecast, monthly accruals & financial close.
  • Assess, identify and recommend process development improvements relating to budgeting, forecasting, period close process, and financial reporting.
  • Partner with Procurement and key business groups to monitor key/large vendors obligations.
  • Partner with Human Resources to stay informed of resource planning activities.
  • Work closely with Accounting and key business groups to assist in tracking and forecasting CRO and related vendor activities as part of period close process.
  • Assist with Capital planning.
  • Assist with completing Corporate Finance’s annual financial Strat Plan.
  • Assist with the preparation and presentation of quarterly and/or periodic senior management team financial review packages.
  • Participate in other ad hoc projects, roles, and workload sharing within Finance and Accounting as appropriate.
  • Assist in promoting a culture of excellence and instilling best practices across Finance and Accounting.
  • Building and maintaining collaborative relationships across the company.
  • Maintain sound internal controls environment and ensure compliance with local laws and Company’s policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications and Background

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) with a minimum of 8-10 years of experience in a similar role preferably in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry; MBA preferred.
  • Highly proficient in Excel (including the ability to perform pivot tables and complex functions and formulas, such as VLOOKUP) and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated experience utilizing enterprise-grade, commercial ERP systems and reporting software; SAP experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) is a plus.
  • Attentive to accuracy and detail with the ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of data for reporting and problem-solving.
  • Excellent organizational skills; and an ability to prioritize effectively to deliver results within reasonably established timelines; result-oriented with a strong belief in personal integrity and accountability.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; self-motivated and directed; possesses a sense of urgency and will follow through to completion.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast pace environment often with aggressive deadlines and quick turnaround with minimal direction and capable of adjusting workload based upon changing priorities.
  • Ability to build relationships; strong interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication are essential in this collaborative work environment; customer-service orientation.

Physical Demands / Travel

The physical demands of this job are consistent with light office work. From time to time domestic travel to various company sites and labs may be required.

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Work Environment

This position’s work environment is in an office.  

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered by an employee while performing the essential functions of this job.

*To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each role and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Loxo Oncology, Inc. is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.