The Jackson Laboratory

Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
Posted Date 1 month ago(3/4/2020 4:52 PM)
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The Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) will oversee the process of compiling and analyzing The Jackson Laboratory’s long-term financial strategy.  Essential tasks include but are not limited to: maintaining a multi-year financial planning model, analyze financial trends and evaluate the impact of expanded services including new research, clinical and other initiatives conducting complex cost/financial modeling analysis.  The position will provide critical financial analysis and strategic planning support. 


  • Strategic Planning & Financial Analysis - Serve as key member and leader of the Financial Services team, providing expertise in financial modeling, program planning, and resource allocation for the Laboratory. Prepare and understand financial forecasts.
  • Modeling & Analysis - Maintain and improve long-term financial planning model, including scenario planning, and meaningful dashboards with variance analyses for senior management and the Board.
  • Research Analytics & Business Intelligence - Maintain financial planning database; provide regular and ad hoc reporting and analysis to the Sr. Director, Financial Planning & Budgets, CFO, Executive Vice President & COO, President & CEO, and the Board.
  • Evaluate - New research services and strategic initiatives/alliances impact on the Laboratory’s capital and operating budgets.  Assist with special projects as assigned by the Sr. Director, Financial Planning & Budgets, Chief Financial Officer and senior management.
  • Planning - Play a significant role in budget and forecast preparation and creation.  Works with Sr. Director, Financial Planning & Budgets, Program Directors, Financial Managers, Department Managers or designated budget personnel to assist in coordination of the operating/capital budgets, forecasts and longer term financial strategic planning process.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting or Finance (C.P.A., C.M.A. or M.B.A. an additional benefit)
  • 7 to 10 years of FP&A experience, including direct financial modeling experience and experience evaluating quantitative impact of new initiatives.
  • Exceptional skills in Excel, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, database applications, skills and various internal business applications and reporting systems experience. Knowledge of financial databases a plus.
  • Experience in supervising or leading a team of financial professionals in a direct or matrix relationship is preferred.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills sufficient for developing complex, dynamic relationship with a diverse variety of individuals representing a broad cross section of cultures, disciplines and levels of sophistications.
  • Strong, positive interpersonal and customer relation skills sufficient to work effectively in a high-profile environment requiring discretion, judgment, tact, diplomacy

Please submit a cover letter of interest and resume!

About Us

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,300 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre scenic Bar Harbor campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views, and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums, and galleries.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 “Best Places to Work in Academia” in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!  

Our Values:

INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right

PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results

INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions

STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us


What do we have to offer?

JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement including an MBA program. Our campus offers a fitness center with an award-winning wellness program, an onsite full service cafeteria, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.


Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.


Employment will require successful completion of references, background check, credit check, pre-employment physical, drug test and an appropriate non-compete agreement.

The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

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