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Senior Manager FP&A , Manufacturing

Durham, NC
Start date
May 1, 2024

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A career at Resilience is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to change the future.

Resilience is a technology-focused biomanufacturing company that’s changing the way medicine is made. We’re building a sustainable network of high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing solutions to better withstand disruptive events, serve scientific discovery, and reach those in need.

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Position Summary & Responsibilities

This is an existing position in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. The Senior Manager, FP&A is responsible for building business partner relationships with the department leads and site GMs at two emerging modality manufacturing sites: RTP (Durham, NC / Research Triangle Park) and Philadelphia (East Norriton, PA). This role will be a part of the site leadership team (SLT) for each site and will be viewed as a subject matter expert (SME) for all financial aspects for these two sites. The RTP site is focused primarily on gene therapy and the Philadelphia site is primarily focused on cell therapy. The role will report into the Director FP&A RGS and Tech Ops.

You will lead all aspects of FP&A at the Sites, providing financial leadership, insights, planning and analysis to the Sites. This position will establish working relationships and methodologies with key stakeholders at the Sites. Executing on various planning cycles (Budget/Forecast/LRP), understanding personnel, manufacturing drivers, cost of goods, inventory, operating expenses and compiling information into financial plans.

This role will partner with Site leads for all functions, the Head of Manufacturing at each site and will need to establish key relationships with stakeholders.

FP&A at RESILIENCE is in a growth mode, requiring a start-up mentality and an ability to work collaboratively to support all areas of Finance.

• Primary FP&A business partner providing FP&A leadership to RTP and Philadelphia sites
• Drive the annual budgeting and forecasting planning process for the Sites
• Provide analysis and insights in support of manufacturing plant business decision making
• Manage and explain site P&L, developing an in-depth understanding of key business drivers to incorporate into monthly commentaries, insights and recommendations
• Deliver accurate and timely monthly/quarterly business reporting packages and dashboards, interpret financial information, and communicate to the Site(s) management team. Deep insight into operating costs, personal, capex, inventory, reserves, obsolescence
• Pull together detailed actuals by Capital Project (POs / Invoices) to help Project Owners review status of their projects and track progress against budget
• Develop KPIs aligned with Site leadership, focused on performance drivers and key issues, risks and business drivers
• Support HQ and Site Accounting team during month-end Close accruals and reserves
• Partner with Accounting on proper maintenace of costing, standards, COGs and align in the FP&A planning tool
• Implement Budget controls and tracking mechanism to ensure operational controls and financial metrics for manufacturing and capital
• Provide support for pricing, purchasing and other commercial initiatives, partnering with commercial FP&A to understand commercial deliverables, goals and pipeline
• Approve Purchase Requisitions and new hire TBH Requistions for the Sites
• Leverage existing and introduce new technologies to automate where possible
• Expand use of technology to bring efficiencies and self-service – Dashboards for both Financial and Operating metrics
• Participate in the implementation and ongoing utilization of the FP&A financial system(s)
• Lead scenario modeling and what-if analyses to support leadership decision-making
• Perform ad hoc analytics as required
• Create and sustain a culture of financial accountability and decision making built on solid financial understanding and analysis

Minimum Qualifications
1. Expert MS PowerPoint and Excel skills
2. Knowledge of ERP and FP&A systems
3. Experience building financial models and supporting manufacturing operations

4. Possess strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills and have the ability to work with all levels of employees and be able to present findings to senior management

5. Be able to meet the rigorous deadlines of a public company, multitask, and prioritize responsibilities

6. Demonstrated ability to successfully execute responsibilities in a fast-paced environment, collaborating across corporate functions and multiple stakeholders

7. Knowledge of US GAAP and technical pronouncements

8. Strong presentation and leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications
1. Adaptive Planning and/or MS Dynamics 365 experience highly preferred
2. Manufacturing and commercial operations within biotechnology companies
3. Thinkcell, Power BI, Tableau, or Spotfire experience preferred

4. B.S. degree in Business, Accounting, or Finance, MBA preferred

5. 8+ years of financial planning and analysis experience with progressive responsibility

Resilience is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or characteristic, or other non-job-related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state, and local laws. Requests for reasonable accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process.

Resilience offers employees a robust total rewards program including equity, an annual cash bonus program, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and our benefits package which is thoughtfully designed to support our employees with great healthcare (including medical, dental and vision), family building benefits, life and disability insurance, flexible time off, paid holidays, other paid leaves of absence, tuition reimbursement and support for caregiving needs. Our target base pay hiring range for this position is $120,000.00 - $180,000.00 per year. Actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including but not limited to, the candidate’s geographical location, relevant experience, qualifications, skills and knowledge. Excited about Resilience and the biomanufacturing revolution? We encourage you to apply and start a conversation with one of our recruiters.


Resilience is a technology-focused biomanufacturing company dedicated to broadening access to complex medicines. Founded in 2020, the company is building a sustainable network of high-tech, end-to-end manufacturing solutions to ensure the treatments of today and tomorrow can be made quickly, safely, and at scale. Resilience seeks to free its partners to focus on the discoveries that improve patients’ lives by continuously advancing the science of biopharmaceutical manufacturing and development. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter @IncResilience 

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