Job Details

FP&A Analyst

FP&A Analyst
Full Time

Zymeworks Inc.

not disclosed
British Columbia
Date Posted
03/04/2018 - 08:15
Closing Date
03/05/2018 - 08:15
Job Description

Zymeworks is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development and commercialization of next-generation bispecific and multifunctional biotherapeutics, initially focused on the treatment of cancer. Zymeworks’ suite of complementary therapeutic platforms and its fully-integrated drug development engine provide the flexibility and compatibility to precisely engineer and develop highly-differentiated product candidates.

Zymeworks is seeking a highly-motivated professional who is looking to grow their career with our company.

About the Position

Zymeworks is looking for a Financial Analyst to join our Financial Planning & Analysis team. We are looking for a candidate with an educational and professional background in accounting and financial analysis, ideally with experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis and will be based in Vancouver, BC.

Education & Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree, CDN/US/UK professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA) and a minimum of 2 years’ related experience in a corporate environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company, an asset.

  • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of cross-functional team. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work effectively in a high paced, fast changing environment. Results-oriented.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel, including formula building and pivot tables.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills and high level of comfort presenting analysis and information to senior management.
  • Experience working in an ERP environment required; use of NetSuite and/or Adaptive Insights an asset.
  • High attention to detail, a strong work ethic and intense focus on accuracy and accountability.
  • Self-starter and ability to multi-task while performing a variety of complex tasks.
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Assists in developing and maintaining the budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Creates and maintains reporting materials used to measure and track results against expectations.
  • Interfaces directly with budget owners to identify budgetary inputs and changes in operating plans that directly impact budgets and forecasts.
  • Assists in the preparation of senior management presentations that clearly present financial information to operational and financial leaders.
  • Performs as a system administrator for the Company’s financial planning system.
  • Conducts ad hoc financial analysis for strategic and operational decisions.
  • Fosters effective and collaborative working relationships with fellow employees, management and external partners.
Other Information: 

Why Work for Us?

Zymeworks’ employees are passionate, engaged and extremely motivated to succeed. We are excited by the cutting-edge science and technology, the endless possibilities this union holds and the sheer opportunity to be a part of something big. To learn more about Zymeworks Inc. and our current openings, please visit our website at

We offer challenging career opportunities, competitive benefits and an environment that recognizes and rewards performance.

How to Apply

If you’re interested in this challenging opportunity, please apply online at Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.