Senior Financial Analyst

The Jackson Laboratory - Bar Harbor, ME4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $82,000 - $110,000 a year
Working under general supervision, this position is responsible for independently performing a full range of financial analyst assignments. This is an advanced level position with college level background and eight (8) or more years of successful experience in a position having financial analysis as the principal responsibility. The Senior Financial Analyst may oversee the work assignments of other professionals or have assignments that are recognized by Senior Financial Managers as having significantly greater complexity and accountability.

This position interacts on a frequent and regular basis with managers or designated budget personnel for areas in which position is assigned. This position interacts on a frequent and regular basis with senior managers throughout the organization in meetings and through individual interactions. Has frequent and regular contact with subordinates in both group and individual settings and supervision responsibilities over general ledger staff. May have contact with outside vendors, regulatory agencies and managers at other companies.

Designs, maintains, and disseminates information from complex reporting tools. Manages all key financial statement and metric reporting for multiple departments. Key decision maker on reporting structures and data design.
Performs financial analysis of current operations through review of operational reports, which may be developed by the incumbent in this position. The breath of operation this position supports will span multiple sites.
Directs development and compilation of forecasts regarding financial performance of business unit. This may include development of appropriate allocation methods to be used to analyze a product line. Initiates sharing of forecasts and financial reports with other managers and senior managers, and directors as appropriate; participates in discussion of their importance and meaning.
Oversees and directs development of annual departmental budgets. This includes pointing out inefficiencies that the manager may not be addressing as well cost drivers and pricing deficiencies. Monitors operations to ensure compliance with budgets. Analyzes the financial impact of operational changes on operating budgets and reports to other senior managers.
Evaluates capital expenditure requests and provides recommendations regarding financial feasibility including payback, ROI, and financial modeling of investment. Collaborates with other managers and departments to monitor current capital projects. Creates financial models in order to evaluate capacity and resource expansion plans; integrates models with current operations and strategic plans.
Participates in ongoing operational management of business unit in collaboration with other senior managers in order to attain short, mid and long-range goals and objectives. Play an active role in constructive pushback on operational managers for improved margin development.
Oversees, implements and manages fiscal and administrative controls, procedures and policies for remote operational units.
Bachelors degree in finance, accounting or a related subject from an accredited college or university and eight (8) or more years of successful experience in a position having financial analysis as the principal responsibility
Three to five years of financial analysis, costing and financial tool development required.
Knowledge of principles and practices of budgeting with five (5) or more years of successful experience providing a systematic review, analysis, interpretation, and/or evaluation of budgets as the principal responsibility.
Knowledge of the supervisory process and techniques of leadership as would normally be acquired through five (5) years of progressively increased responsibility culminating in a management position.
Extensive computer skills at a expert level when it comes to financial tool development
Proven Ability to lead others effectively as well influences others especially in an indirect reporting structure.
Ability to build strong, positive working relations across a number of departments

Please attach a cover letter of interest and your resume!

About Us
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX, is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 2,200 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. A National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center, JAX has a mammalian genetics headquarters in Bar Harbor, Maine, a facility in Sacramento, California, and a genomic medicine facility, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine (JAX-GM), in Farmington, Connecticut.

The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre scenic Bar Harbor campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views, and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

Our Values:
INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right

PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results

INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions

STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us

What do we have to offer?

JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program, an onsite full service cafeteria, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.

Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.

The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.