Signant Health

  • Director FP&A

    Job Locations US-PA-Wayne
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Permanent Employee - Full-Time
  • Role Overview

    Director, FP&A-Wayne, PA

    The role is responsible for leading the global Financial Planning &Analysis (FP&A) function including monthly management reporting, the annual budgeting process and providing accurate and timely analysis to support key business decisions. The FP&A Director will be an effective business partner between the Board and the wider organization and will strive to constantly improve and develop the FP&A function. The role will also support ongoing integration activities, strategic planning and corporate development when required.

    Key Accountabilities/Decision Making & Influence

    1. Own the budget, strategic planning and re-forecasting processes, working alongside the wider stakeholders to deliver the company goals
    2. Ensure that the company financial models are accurate and up to date, modelling business scenarios and driving effective business decisions
    3. Work alongside Operations & Commercial Finance Directors to build partnerships with key stakeholders to proactively identify and drive actions that maximize growth and profitability
    4. Develop and improve processes to ensure efficient and insightful financial reporting to both internal and external stakeholders
    5. Own monthly KPI reporting (business operations metrics) to support leadership review of monthly results
    6. Provide financial support to certain corporate functions (e.g. Product Management, R&D, IT, HR, etc.)
    7. Manage and develop the FP&A team to provide high quality support to the leadership team
    1. Regular communication with leadership team, Board and private equity owner
    2. Help coordinate and drive Finance team activities
    3. Hiring decisions with respect to the FP&A team
    4. Work product will be a combination of self-generated and work performed by other team members. Expectation is that this role will review work from others and will seek appropriate review for self-generated work for accuracy and completeness.


    Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

    1. Qualified (CIMA, ACCA, ACA, CPA, CMA or equivalent)
    2. Excellent stakeholder management skills and comfortable presenting at Board level
    3. Ability to work in a global environment and support teams geographically currently dispersed across US, UK and Europe
    4. Previous experience working in a high-growth private equity backed organization
    5. Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
    6. Demonstrated ability to work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
    7. Ability to influence decision making process through clear and robust presentation of financials and other related materials
    8. Prior experience leading an FP&A team
    9. Prior experience with managing a capital event and/or exit process from one ownership group to another

    1. Previous systems experience with Salesforce, NetSuite and / or data analytics software (e.g. OneStream)

    Direct Reports: 3
    Indirect Reports: Expect team to all be direct reports
    Travel: 20% US and International Travel
    Budget Responsibility: confidential


    At Signant Health, we help you connect patients and researchers to ensure data reliability, with proven solutions that simplify every step of the patient journey. Our deep therapeutic area expertise, agile technology and service scale enable us to minimize risk, innovate, and support your important work. We seek speed, efficiency and reduced variability to help you extend the reach of drug development, expand patient opportunities and improve data quality helping you bring life-changing therapies to our families and communities around the world.


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