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Director, Financial Planning and Analysis
United States

Viscadia is a consulting firm whose mission is to empower life sciences companies with clarity and confidence through forecasting. Our team of experts has many years of experience in the life sciences industry and the consulting space. We are looking for a Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, to join our team of 70+ professionals located in Arlington, VA, Cambridge, MA and Delhi, India. This position reports to the CEO and is based out of the Arlington, VA office.

Why should you consider Viscadia as the next step in your career journey? Since our founding in 2010, we’ve grown from a startup to a vibrant and collaborative community of more than 70 professionals, and we are looking for leaders like you to help fuel our next stage of growth.


As Director, Financial Planning and Analysis, you will be responsible for developing and communicating a clear picture of the organization’s financial status, identifying gaps and opportunities and preparing consolidated financial statements. You will work in a fast-paced environment with our colleagues in each of our three locations. This full-time position reports to the CEO and requires working in our Arlington, VA office 3-4 days per week, with 1-2 days per week virtually.

  • Provides financial analysis to support decision making across the organization
  • Works closely with CEO and Principals in global locations to complete annual business planning cycles
  • Partners across the enterprise to better understand and communicate critical business objectives
  • Lead monthly, quarterly and year end close processes
  • Develop and manage the budget and forecast consolidation process to provide income statements and expenses
  • Develop a consolidated understanding of significant assumptions, risks, and opportunities in the company P&L model
  • Identifies financial process gaps and develops solutions for implementation
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or relevant discipline required
  • 10 years of experience, with 5+ years of demonstrated progressive leadership experience in a consolidated financial planning and analysis role
  • Expert-level analytical and financial modeling skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Knowledge of key financial management and expense management systems (Quickbooks, Coupa); ability to evaluate and implement systems best suited for Viscadia
  • Ability to multitask and work independently in a fast-paced environment across multiple time zones; global experience is a preferred
  • Ability to travel ~10% of the time, with some international travel possible
  • This is an individual contributor role; however, ability to influence without direct authority is critical. Over time, as the organization grows, this role may manage a team of finance professionals
  • Fast-paced, growth-oriented company with a clear focus on a singular mission and a commitment to our employees and our communities
  • Opportunity to chart the course of your career – as the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis, you’ll have the opportunity to establish the Finance organization and advance your career as Viscadia grows
  • As a direct report to the CEO, you will be a key partner in crafting the direction of Viscadia’s future
  • Small company culture with the benefits of a large company, including:Medical, dental and vision coverage, Health Savings Account (HSA), 401(k) plan, with company match, Generous paid vacation and company holidays , Paid time off for community service
If you think you are the right person for this job
please send us your name, contact information
and a copy of your résumé.
If you think you are the right person for this job please send us your name, contact information and a copy of your résumé.