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Requisition Number 18-0049
Post Date 6/20/2018
Title Manager - Financial Planning & Analysis (Corporate)
City Westlake Village
State CA

MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) focuses on the development and commercialization of inhaled therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes and pulmonary arterial hypertension. MannKind is currently commercializing Afrezza® (insulin human) inhalation powder, the Company's first FDA-approved product and the only inhaled rapid-acting mealtime insulin in the United States, where it is available by prescription from pharmacies nationwide. MannKind is headquartered in Westlake Village, California, and has a state-of-the art manufacturing facility in Danbury, Connecticut. The Company also employs field sales and medical representatives across the U.S. For further information, visit www.mannkindcorp.com.

Position Summary:

MannKind is seeking a Finance Manager, Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis who will report into the VP Finance. This highly visible position will be responsible for managing key financial & business performance reporting processes, e.g. forecasting, annual budgeting and other related responsibilities. This financial leader will have excellent communication skills, a firm understanding of finance and accounting concepts, superb analytical abilities and an incredible attention to detail.  S/he will conduct and support enterprise-wide planning and analysis activities for multiple business units and support functions. This position, based in our corporate headquarters in Westlake Village, CA, will help implement new financial forecasting and monitoring processes, and develop monthly updates for Senior Management. Responsibilities include managing budgets, providing operational thought leadership and analytics, and partnering with functional leaders.

The candidate will demonstrate a deep knowledge of corporate processes and the ability to understand and apply various principles to address challenges, raise business issues, and identify and implement process improvement opportunities. The ideal candidate for this role is a proven self-starter with strong analytical skills who has an ability to dive deep, summarize, and communicate important data and who is experienced in extracting and transforming information into actionable solutions. This individual needs to be a team player with a positive attitude. This is a great opportunity to join a capable Finance team in a growing organization.

Job Description

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare monthly reporting packages covering P&L, balance sheet and cash flow statements
  • Analyze and interpret financial results and forecasts, provide key business insight and financial guidance to the organization.
  • Help to create KPIs/Dashboards to track monthly performance across functions to drive improvement and accountability.
  • Assist the VP Finance in leading planning processes, e.g. Projections, annual budgets, and long-term plans
  • Partner with departmental leadership and other Finance managers to ensure forecasts incorporate and represent a cross-functional, holistic view.
  • Maintain and improve planning tools and processes
  • Analyze and track strategic initiatives, including development of supporting models and expected outcomes
  • Make financial planning and control recommendations, supported by detailed financial information and analysis
  • Help prepare monthly/quarterly reviews and year-end audits and periodic reports to the ELT
  • Ad-hoc financial analysis and analytical modeling supporting high-priority projects and investment decisions.

Education and Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Finance or Accounting. MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • 7 years of Finance-related experience with at least three years in FP&A required; Life Science/Biotech experience preferred.
  • Prior experience with ERP systems, Financial Planning tools and other financial systems implementations.
  • Positive work ethic, superb communication and organizational skills with a high attention to detail, and unquestionable integrity and personal ethics.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with the ability to think strategically.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work within teams and influence personnel across functions and levels


*Relocation assistance is not being offered for this position

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