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Then Incyte is the pharmaceutical company for you. While our pipeline demonstrates the ability to compete with much larger pharmaceutical companies in selecting compelling targets and creating high-quality drug candidates, our smaller size enables employees to see the direct impact of their contributions on the direction of the company. Due to our smart, agile culture and cutting-edge science, we delivered a novel, first-to-market product in an unmet medical need in 2011 - the first in the company's history.

Opportunities for taking on new and/or additional responsibilities, in addition to advancement, are a key element in our culture. Add to that a science-based, fast-paced work environment and you’ve got an exciting company in which to work.

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Director, Financial Planning & Analysis

Department: Finance & Accounting
Location: Incyte Corporate Headquarters

Incyte is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel medicines to meet serious unmet medical needs in oncology and inflammation and autoimmunity. Incyte is committed to the rigorous pursuit of research and development excellence to improve the lives of patients, make a difference in health care, and build sustainable value. 

The Company strives to discover and develop first-in-class and best-in-class medicines-advancing a diverse portfolio of large and small molecules.

Job Summary  (Primary function):

The Director, FP&A, Strategic Planning & Business Development is responsible for providing analysis, evaluation and modeling for the Finance group including various internal and external strategic options as well as new business opportunities and/or acquisitions. Serve as the primary liaison between Strategic Planning, Business Development and Finance.

Essential Functions of the Job (Key responsibilities):

  • Work closely with Finance senior management to create and maintain various complex, dynamic and integrated financial models
  • Assist in the development/preparation of presentations for senior management
  • Ownership and maintenance of the Long Range Financial Plan model
    • Lead the preparation of the long range financial plan which is incorporated into the corporate strategic plan
    • Perform scenario analysis around potential internal or external assumption changes and assess the impact on the long range plan
  • Work with Business Development on the financial impact of any potential deal or alliance
    • Create various financial models in excel as needed (NPV, eNPV, ROI, etc.)
    • Knowledge of Gross to Net calculations and accounting
    • Review and provide financial input to term sheets/agreements
    • Assess financial impact of deal and deal terms (i.e. valuation and proforma analysis)
  • Provide financial analysis and evaluation of potential business development opportunities and/or acquisitions to assess the accretion/dilution impact on the organization incorporating input from Tax, Accounting, etc.
  • Develop the cost assumptions for Business Development modeling in coordination with Development Operations and Commercial
  • Support the financial analysis and evaluation of partnership/license opportunities for product in Latin America, Asia, Middle East, etc.
  • Support the VP of FP&A with other finance related activities as needed
  • Proactively suggest and champion FP&A process improvements
  • Various ad hoc analyses

Qualifications (Minimal acceptable level of education, work experience, and competency):

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field; MBA preferred
  • 10+ years of related business experience; 5+ years in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry
  • Experience with financial modeling and business analysis
  • At least 2 years of experience in modeling M&A and/or licensing transactions
  • Deep understanding of financial statements and financial statement analysis
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with Hyperion a plus
  • Excellent Excel skills required
  • Able to independently structure, consolidate and analyze data to provide insights,
    support management requests and provide recommendations.
  • Creative problem-solver, with an ability to independently and proactively manage analytical projects in highly cross-functional environment.
  • Excellent communication and cross-functional collaboration skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with the ability to think strategically.

Disclaimer:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.   Management reserves the right to change or modify such duties as required.


Incyte Corporation is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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