Director of Finance
Finance & Administration | Research Triangle Park, NC | Full Time
Humacyte's mission is to become the leading company in novel, off-the-shelf extracellular matrix tissue products, and especially those that could provide lifesaving improvements in treatments for vascular conditions.
Humacyte, Inc., a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative, award winning human biotherapies. We are currently developing multiple vascular tissue engineered therapies and expanding our business model. With a broad pipeline of potential new therapy applications, we continue to build our organization and scientific teams.
Own the Company financial model, including forecasting, budgeting and long- range planning; define rolling quarterly and annual financial forecasting and planning processes / requirements and manage the planning process.
Prepare, compile, analyze and communicate information for financial reporting and analysis, including monthly results package for Company operating reviews; improve performance across the Business Units by identifying and assessing areas where the Company can drive productivity and efficiency.
Play a key role in supporting decision-making that aligns activities with goals and objectives of each functional area, ensuring overall consistency with the Business Unit’s goals and objectives.
Support business performance through proactive identification of sound expense management, applicable cost reduction, cost avoidance, asset utilization and other opportunities.
Lead the near-term and long-term financial planning process, partnering with Business Units to develop financial plans to execute against company priorities.
Partner with CFO, Manufacturing, Clinical and Process Development teams / leaders, as required, to assist in business case development, financial modeling and financial analysis.
Lead, guide and advise Business Unit teams on monthly, annual operating forecasts and budgets. Check against Purchase Requisition workflow.
Monitor, analyze and interpret financial results and assist management and colleagues in understanding financial matters for their areas of responsibility.
Lead preparing PPT presentation and underlying analysis for quarterly Audit and Board of Directors meetings, as well as any ad hoc meetings, as required.
Analyze detailed financial information along with current and past trends in key performance indicators to provide accurate and timely financial and operational recommendations for decision making purposes.
Partner with Business Units to support strategy and business decision-making. Work cross functionally to ensure accurate reporting on all financial metrics and key performance indicators, develop insights and understanding of variances.
Lead any potential future SEC reporting. Work closely with the Corporate Controller to ensure all accounting and MD&A requirements are incorporated therein.
Interpret and analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators, including areas of COGS, inventory, operating expenses and Capex identify areas of opportunities and risks and to provide recommendations.
Enhance and / or develop, implement and enforce policies and procedures of the Company that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization.
Perform ad hoc requests and intercompany analytical projects for senior management, with financial modeling, data mining and presentation support.
Oversee and manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plans and Modeling tools
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA and/or MBA preferred)
Minimum 10 years of experience in Accounting or FP&A, preferably with public and private company experience in the Biotech/pharmaceutical field
Experienced with Great Plains (preferred), or similar accounting system
- Must have a strong desire to learn about the scientific processes the BU’s are undertaking in order to be a proactive partner
- Demonstrated ability to convey financial performance to audiences at different levels in the organization
- Assess ongoing FP&A processes and tools for continuous improvement and automation opportunities
- Stock Options
- 401k Plan with Matching
- Medical, Vision and Dental Plans
- Long Term/Short Term Disability
- Life Insurance
- 3 Weeks’ Vacation
- 5 Personal Floating Days
- 8 Sick Days
- 6 Company Holidays
- Career Development and Training