Director of Financial Planning and Analysis - Remote

Rockville, Maryland
Nov 28, 2021
Dec 28, 2021
Executive, Director
Full Time
Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

US Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will support Emmes' CFO by leading the budgeting, forecasting, long-term planning, implementation, and business strategic analysis of the financial team. Conducts financial analysis, modeling, forecasting, and reporting efforts to ensure efficient financial operations. Develops insightful suggestions for investment, sourcing, and cost reduction. Must be able to work effectively with individuals both within the Finance and Accounting Department as well as outside the department and proactively work with internal stakeholders to assess reporting needs and offer solutions. The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will use financial systems, including Microsoft Excel, Costpoint Enterprise Reporting, Microsoft Dynamics GP, and other tools to retrieve, array, display, and analyze data, performance, and trends.

  • Evaluates organizational projects or plans to determine the financial impact
  • Enhancing the corporate budget process and model to ensure annual plans and forecasts accurately capture costs across all verticals, functional areas, and legal entities
  • Work with leaders throughout the organization to form budgets that support corporate growth and manage costs in a competitive environment
  • Ensure financial metrics and budgets are entered in the ERP and reports are issued to allow leaders across the organization to manage financial performance and be held accountable
  • Assist with comparative financial statement preparation (Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Statement of Cash Flows) and analysis of the results
  • Support integration of affiliate entities into Emmes' financial reporting
  • Maintains a 12-month rolling forecast by entity and on a consolidated basis; a 13-week cash forecast; and financial performance by service line, therapeutic area, function, etc.
  • Lead or assist with ad-hoc assignments and analysis as needed
  • Promote a high-quality customer experience for both internal and external clients
  • Lead a team of report writers and analysts

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field , Masters preferred with at least 5 years of relevant management experience
  • Experience working in a Federal Government Contracting environment Required
  • Strong organization, time management, and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others to achieve goals
  • Self-starter and detail-oriented
  • Experience working in the life sciences industry preferred

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:

  • Unlimited Approved Leave

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • 401k & Profit Sharing Plan
  • Work From Home Anywhere in the US

  • Maternal/Paternal Leave

  • Casual Dress Code & Work Environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

Emmes is a federal government contractor and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, to the extent permitted by applicable law. Individuals with medical conditions or sincerely religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.