Celgene Financial Analyst FP&A in San Diego, California


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) Analyst will assist in all key financial planning processes, including budget development, forecasting and long-term planning. The FP&A Analyst will assist in performing complex financial analyses driving key insights that assist in making critical business decisions along with monitoring and optimizing financial performance. The FP&A Analyst provides a full range of finance support for all operational and administrative management partners, and acts as a liaison between business functions and finance/accounting leadership.


Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Assist in preparation of the expense forecast, budget and analysis for Receptos.

  • Work with the study managers to ensure systems are updated to meet the corporate deadlines.

  • Assist in preparation of budgets and forecasts for all departments within the Receptos site

  • Assist in preparation and distribution monthly departmental expense analysis reports and provide department managers with explanations of key variances.

  • Assist in preparations of the monthly close entries for all Receptos functions and work closely with the Corporate Shared Service Center and Record to Report (R2R) to ensure all relevant documents and information supporting the monthly financial close are accurately reflected.

  • Provide finance consulting and advice to the responsible Function Heads as well as assist with the strategic planning for the assigned function.

  • Coordinate and analyze periodic forecasts of actual versus budget performance for the assigned function(s), validate submitted forecasts and input forecasts into Hyperion.

  • Coordinate the purchase order process in collaboration with Strategic Sourcing and Shared Services teams.

  • Coordinate and validate total headcount information in collaboration with HR.

  • Work on ad-hoc projects assigned by Function Head.

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • B.S. Degree in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration

  • At least 4 years of experience in Finance/Accounting, experience in Pharmaceutical industry is a plus

  • Excellent skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products e.g. Excel and PowerPoint and a good knowledge of Hyperion and Oracle OBI a plus

  • Solid experience in a rapidly expanding multinational environment

  • Ability to tailor work approach from detail oriented to strategic overview with strong process development skills.

  • Ability to identify existing or potential deficiencies in operating processes or procedures, recommend solutions, and proactively seek continuous economic and operating efficiencies primarily through leveraging financial systems

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management and the ability to influence processes across multiple functions and geographies

  • High sense of urgency and ability to identify creative solutions to advanced, time sensitive problems by balancing achievement of process objectives with practical considerations

  • Flexible personality who easily adapts to the fast-moving business environment


Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE

At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.