Senior Manager, Commercial Finance

Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Start date
16 Nov 2022
Closing date
16 Dec 2022

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Finance / Administration, Finance
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

We are seeking a Senior Commercial Finance Manager to join the team located in Gaithersburg, MD. As a member of our Commercial Finance team, you will report to the Senior Director, Commercial Finance. This role will act as a strategic business partner to select members of the Novavax Commercial & Chief Business Officer leadership team and be responsible for the decision support, forecasting, contract review and month end close activities.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the commercial team with the global launch of the Novavax COVID vaccine.
  • Assist in the creation of long-range plans that incorporate the financial impacts of the Company’s strategies and initiatives.
  • Support the evaluation of significant business investments to expand the capabilities of the company.
  • Partner with department leads to help them with forecasting, contract management, monthly close and to effectively manage their business.
  • Enhance management reporting and commentary that provides senior leaders with timely insights into trends, operational results, and growth drivers.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BA or BS degree in Finance or Accounting. CPA required and MBA preferred.
  • 7+ years finance experience including 3+ years with a Big 4 Audit Firm.
  • Experience working in global high growth companies as plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP and SOX is required.

Other Qualifications
  • Demonstrate integrity and honesty and model ethical behavior and core values of the company
  • Strong leadership, problem solving, and communication skills. Ability to influence cross functional teams and mentor and build a team of financial professionals
  • Business partner mindset with advanced / expert Excel financial modeling skills
  • Strong financial system / ERP expertise and passionate about business excellence and continuous improvement in processes.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Except where prohibited by applicable state law, this position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you need a reasonable accommodation or qualify for an exemption.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


We are a biotechnology company committed to help address serious infectious disease globally through the discovery, development, and delivery of innovative vaccines to patients around the world.


Our mission

We never rest in our quest to protect the health of people everywhere.

Novavax is here to make a difference. We’re a biotech company focused solely on developing life-saving vaccines to fight infectious diseases.

What sets us apart? Solid science tested by decades of research. Vaccines developed from trusted technology that are both safe and efficacious.

And a global network that will help ensure our vaccines reach everyone who needs them.

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