Financial Analyst

Novavax - Gaithersburg, MD (30+ days ago)3.6

At Novavax, a clinical-stage vaccine company, we are creating tomorrow's vaccines today! We seek to attract, develop, and retain talented people who share our passion for science, medicine, and human health. We foster an environment of teamwork and collaboration, built on a culture that values and appreciates its employees. We are a fast-paced company that provides employees with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals while also maintaining a balance between work and personal life.

We are seeking a highly motivated Financial Analyst to join our Accounting and Finance department in Gaithersburg, MD. Qualified individuals will be responsible for assisting with the budget and rolling forecast process. The candidate will also provide financial support to projects within the Finance Department as well as other business partners.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Support the Director of FP&A with the financial planning, reporting, and budgeting processes
Utilize understanding of budgets and forecasts to create high quality variance and trend analysis on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
Work to create new processes where needed
Create models to analyze data for business plans and proposals
Prepare analytical and other analysis to support budgets
Participate in cross-functional ad-hoc projects and analysis
Liaison with various organizations and partner with functional leads to create plans and forecasts, understanding/evaluating key functional drivers

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
2-4 years general accounting experience
Ability to work independently and manage competing priorities
Strong analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical experience a plus
Experience with financial systems/applications, proficiency in Excel skills in data compilation and aggregation, including pivot tables, v-lookup, and macros
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels within the company
Keen attention to accuracy and detail while under tight deadlines
Highly organized and efficient with the proven ability to handle multiple projects, think creatively, and set priorities

Novavax, Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to delivering novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases. Using innovative proprietary recombinant nanoparticle vaccine technology, we produce vaccine candidates to efficiently and effectively respond to both known and emerging disease threats. Our vaccine candidates are genetically engineered three-dimensional nanostructures that incorporate recombinant proteins critical to disease pathogenesis.

Our product pipeline targets a variety of infectious diseases, with clinical vaccine candidates for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and Ebola virus (EBOV), and preclinical programs for Zika virus (ZIKV), seasonal influenza and a combination respiratory vaccine candidate, as well as other infectious disease vaccine candidates.

Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Rockville, Maryland and Uppsala, Sweden. Novavax is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol NVAX and is dedicated to developing novel vaccines to address infectious disease.

Novavax, Inc. offers a base salary, annual bonus, stock options, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Novavax, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.