Associate Director - FP&A

Finance Boston, Massachusetts



Sherlock Biosciences is dedicated to providing global access to the simplest and most accurate diagnostic tests that empower individuals to control their own healthcare. We are creating a new generation of CRISPR and Synthetic Biology-based molecular diagnostic technology platforms that can rapidly deliver accurate and inexpensive results in any setting. We envision a world where Sherlock’s products will enable users to make more effective decisions in any environment, including hospitals, industrial settings, low-resource settings and at-home. Successful candidates will join an exciting, collaborative, and fast-paced company that seeks to disrupt diagnostics and change the trajectory of human health.

Job Description


Associate Director - FP&A role will be responsible for supporting the financial planning and strategy of the company. This role will be providing financial leadership, insights, planning and analysis to senior leaders of the organization to support the business.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Consolidateand support all planning and reporting processes, including forecasts, annual budgets, and a multi-year planning
  • Interactand communicate with senior leadership regarding risks & opportunities, and drivers of forecast/budget variances
  • Providekey business results which facilitate timely and informed decision-making
  • Partnerwith the companys leaders in defining, assessing, and communicating business performance, trends, and strategic trade-offs
  • Own thebudget vs. actual and forecast vs. actual reporting system
  • Collaboratewith accounting and the business during the monthly close process to ensure accuracy of financials and provide detailed variance analyses
  • Supportquarterly financial reporting in conjunction withboard andinvestor requirements
  • Managethe monthly, quarterly, and annual FP&A processes, including management reporting, variance analysis, forecasting, and scenario planning
  • Structure, build, and maintain financial and decision-making models to support business decisions and make actionable recommendations
  • Drive cross-functional initiatives to improve processes, systems, and automation to help scale the business
  • Drive and support Proforma P&L development for all go to market products.
  • Advanced knowledge of Marketing and Branding spending for a retail products.


  • Communicating with Impact
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving
  • Taking Initiative & Follow-up
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Project Management
  • Building Effective Partnerships
  • Team Building
  • Business Acumen
  • Adaptability
  • Coaching & Development
  • Change Leadership
  • Technical Skills/Professional Knowledge

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position does not have supervisory responsibilities

Work Environment:

  • Office environment

Physical Demands:

  • NA

Travel Required:

  • At least 10% travel to corporate office and conferences

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.
  • 7+ years of relevant work experience, Life Science industry a plus.
  • Oracle in the Cloud or equivalent EPM system experience.

Work Authorization/Security-Clearance Requirements:

Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Affirmative Action/EEO Statement:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are not merely trendy buzz words to us; they are part of our core values.  We are committed to creating a community of well-rounded professionals from all ethnicities, nationalities, educational backgrounds, and genders.  This “melting pot” of differences is what fosters ideas and innovations. Our beliefs span beyond our walls and into the world, as reflected in outreach to various underserved domestic and global communities.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Sherlock requires employees to be fully vaccinated pursuant to Company policy (policy allows for potential exemptions for medical or religious reasons, consult with Human Resources for more information)