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Manager, Finance

Pendulum Therapeutics

Pendulum Therapeutics

Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024
About Pendulum
Pendulum® is on a mission to help people improve physical and mental health by creating a new category of products that target the microbiome. We are researching, developing and commercializing a novel class of rationally-designed Live Synbiotics™ (probiotics + prebiotics) that have demonstrated clinical efficacy to treat conditions like metabolic syndrome, inflammation and neurodegeneration.
Pendulum has created proprietary pipelines to build a unique discovery platform that identifies key, novel bacterial strains and the prebiotics that feed them.
We are a highly collaborative team of scientists, engineers, physicians, marketers and salespeople interested in improving human health by using the latest research from diverse fields, such as microbiology, molecular biology, high-throughput genomics, distributed computing, pharmaceutical development and nutrition. We believe strongly in an individual’s transparency and strong communication to enable the most effective and efficient path to team success.
If you’re interested in building a new category of products that will help improve the lives of people globally and you love working in a cross-functional, collaborative, inspiring environment, please continue reading!
Position Summary:
We are seeking a Finance Manager to join our growing team. In this role, you will analyze past financial data to predict future performance and advise the company on its financial strategy. The successful candidate will be a self-led individual that works under only very general supervision to meet deadlines/goals.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage day-to-day finance operations of the company: Monthly Close, Performance Analysis, Process Improvement
  • Own corporate forecasting for areas of responsibility during Annual Operating Plan and Quarterly Reforecasts
  • Provide financial support and analysis to cross-functional teams (e.g. Marketing, G&A, Operations, R&D) to drive efficiency and data-driven decision making
  • Develop continuous improvement of financial reporting, including the development of systems-based reporting solutions (e.g. ERP, FP&A systems, BI tools)
  • Lead strategic projects related to launching new products, expanding operations, establishing partnerships, and other initiatives as required


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, or related field required.
  • 7+ years of Finance FP&A experience from a relevant industry (biotech, manufacturing, consumer goods) with increasing responsibility
  • Operational familiarity across income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement and of GAAP.
  • Maximum proficiency of Microsoft Excel with exceptional financial modeling and analysis skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience interacting cross-functionally
  • Systems familiarity
  • ERP Systems (e.g. NetSuite)
  • FP&A Systems (e.g. NetSuite Planning and Budgeting)
  • Business intelligence solutions (e.g. Tableau)
  • Extraordinary organizational skills, with high attention to detail

  • $145,000 - $175,000
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Life & STD Insurance
  • Company match on 401 (k)
  • Flexible Time Off (FTO)
  • Equity