Job Code: 70-21BA

Ambrx (NYSE: AMAM) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a mission to deliver breakthrough protein therapeutics through our proprietary technology. Unlike conventional conjugation technologies that creates a mixture of suboptimal molecules, Ambrx technology incorporates non-natural amino acids beyond the common twenty into the protein biosynthesis, enabling site specific conjugation of payloads, pharmacokinetic extenders with proteins to create novel homogenous molecular species that is optimized for safety, efficacy and biophysical properties.

The Sr. Director FP&A reports directly to the Chief Financial Officer.  This position will be integral to the continued growth of the company, by providing financial support and analysis as well as strategic financial support throughout the company. Activities will include financial analysis and forecasting, budgeting, financial reporting, financial consulting and strategic support to senior management, including report preparation, financial presentations, capital expenditure analysis, new business opportunities analysis, and other projects as requested.

 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for budgeting, forecasting and reporting on a company-wide basis. Develop and maintain overall financial planning calendar and process for the current year budget, forecast updates and long-range financial plan.
  • Conduct quarterly and monthly financial reporting, including but not limited to monthly executive packages, board of director presentations, and budget summaries.
  • Prepare and distribute monthly/quarterly financial reports with operating results (consolidated and departmental level) and provide quantitative and qualitative analysis of key variance and trends.
  • Work closely with business leaders to provide financial support to drive and influence strategic decision-making within a broad scope (e.g., balancing risk, approving significant deals). Regularly meet with functional and departmental managers to review and discuss budget vs. actuals.
  • Ensure that the financial strategies and initiatives are integrated with corporate and business strategies.
  • Work closely with clinical and accounting team on developing clinical trial accrual worksheets.
  • Design business processes and draft appropriate policies and procedures to support those business processes.
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales, and indirect expenses.
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances
  • Manage the continued development of Budgeting, Financial Forecasting, Operating Plans, and Modeling tools including Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis.
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies.
  • Develop complex and dynamic financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives.
  • Oversee the key controls within domains of responsibility to ensure compliance with legal and accounting requirements.
  • Manages company FP&A system and supports evaluation and implementation of new financials systems while working closely with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assists in the preparation of materials for management and audit/board committee meetings.
  • Support various Investor relations related activities, including reviewing and summarizing analyst reports; assistance with quarterly and annual Earnings Release, Investor Decks and other outside communications as appropriate.

Job Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of progressive, relevant experience, with a mix of small and large, public company experience; previous experience in Biotech highly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree / advanced degree in accounting, finance or economics; CPA preferred.
  • Ability to pivot and work well in fast-paced environment, with significant growth.
  • Demonstrated experience creating concise decisions, with supporting analysis.
  • Excellent project management and prioritization skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide finance consultation to senior managers.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Expertise in utilizing enterprise systems and reporting tools such as Adaptive Insights.
  • Experience in utilizing financial systems such as Great Plains, or similar systems.
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis.
  • Demonstrated, strong leadership skills, with the ability to ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate developed strategies and analysis clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to think creatively, accompanied with strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented with insight to determine applicability of big picture analysis.
  • Proactive problem solver, expected to present problems and recommendations simultaneously.
  • Strong leadership and influence skills with a demonstrated business partnering approach.

 

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume/CV referencing the position code to careers@ambrx.com. Applicants whose qualifications and experiences most closely match the requirements will be reviewed. Candidates will only be contacted for evaluative discussions. Ambrx offers competitive compensations & benefits. EOE.

Job Code: 59-21BA

Ambrx is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a mission to deliver breakthrough protein therapeutics through our proprietary technology. Unlike conventional conjugation technologies that creates a mixture of suboptimal molecules, Ambrx technology incorporates non-natural amino acids beyond the common twenty into the protein biosynthesis, enabling site specific conjugation of payloads, pharmacokinetic extenders with proteins to create novel homogenous molecular species that is optimized for safety, efficacy and biophysical properties.

Ambrx is seeking a highly motivated and dedicated Accounting Supervisor / Associate Accounting Manager to be a key member of the Finance team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The Accounting Supervisor / Associate Accounting Manager will ensure accurate and timely processing and recording of the company’s financial transactions and ensures compliance with internal controls.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for month-end closing process and preparation of consolidated financial statements.
  • Analysis of monthly general ledger account activity, journal entries, accruals, and reconciliation of GL accounts.
  • Calculate, analyze, and prepare journal entries for R&D contract accruals, based on CMO and CRO agreements. Liaise with internal and external project managers for monthly analysis and to resolve issues.
  • Manages consolidations and intercompany transactions.
  • Prepare bank reconciliations for multiple entities, using Great Plains.
  • Responsible for Fixed Asset process, including additions and disposals, and running quarterly depreciation, using Great Plains.
  • Maintain various spreadsheets, using advanced Excel formulas and pivot tables, to support financial transactions and analysis of various expenses.
  • Participate in annual budget process and budget vs. actual reporting.
  • Supervises AP staff and manages AP process and procedures.
  • Supports and prepares work papers for annual financial audit and related tax provision and tax return. Correspond with external auditors and tax firm as required.
  • Tax compliance support for Use Tax, Property Tax, and other city/state reporting, as needed.
  • Develops and implements workflow process improvements and internal controls, including documentation of desktop procedures.
  • Assist with special, ad-hoc projects as needed.
  • Respond to internal and external customer requests as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications:

  • BS degree in accounting or finance
  • Minimum of 5+ years of progressive experience in Accounting
  • Active CPA
  • Previous experience in Biotech industry & public company experience, Big 4 experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of U.S. GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Ability to research and interpret accounting guidance
  • Strong knowledge and experience using Microsoft Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
  • Excellent analytical skills, attention to detail, and organization
  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, VLOOKUP, array formulas etc.)
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently with little supervision and knows when to ask for advise
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills

 

 

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your resume/CV referencing the position code to careers@ambrx.com. Applicants whose qualifications and experiences most closely match the requirements will be reviewed. Candidates will only be contacted for evaluative discussions. Ambrx offers competitive compensations & benefits. EOE.