Senior Financial Analyst

  • Waltham, MA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Kala Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics using our proprietary AMPPLIFY™ Drug Delivery Technology, with an initial focus on advancing treatments in ocular diseases.  Kala’s first approved product is INVELTYS™, the first and only corticosteroid FDA-approved for BID treatment of post-operative inflammation and pain following ocular surgery. Kala’s lead pipeline product is KPI-121 0.25%, for the temporary relief of the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease, currently in Phase 3 clinical development. Kala anticipates filing for NDA with its current data set in the second half of 2018.

Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst

Kala is an emerging pharmaceutical company on the verge of commercialization. We are seeking an experienced Senior Financial Analyst to assist with analytics and budget planning.   This is an opportunity for the right individual to join Kala at a very exciting time.  Come join an experienced and highly motivated team!

Key Responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Work with internal business partners to compile budgets and forecasts ensuring a strong attention to detail

  • Utilize understanding of budgets and forecasts to create high quality variance and trend analysis on a monthly, quarterly, annual basis

  • Ability to adapt to new processes and work to create processes where needed

  • Create models to analyze data for business plans and proposals for new or additional products and services

  • Prepare analytical reports to deliver to all levels of management

  • Provides analytical and other analysis to support budgets, as needed

  • Additional projects as assigned

Qualifications

Our ideal candidate will have:    

  • BA/BS Accounting or Finance

  • 5-7 years combined accounting, financial analysis & reporting experience

  • Experience analyzing financial statements required

  • CPA certification preferred but not required

  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical or healthcare setting

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Effective communication Skills

  • Proficient in excel

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment while delivering a high-quality work product

About Us:

Kala is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics using its proprietary mucus-penetrating particle (MPP) technology, with an initial focus on the treatment of eye diseases. Kala has applied the MPP technology to a corticosteroid designed for ocular applications, resulting in two lead product candidates. The product candidates are INVELTYSTM(KPI-121 1%) for the treatment of inflammation and pain following ocular surgery, for which we have submitted a NDA, and KPI-121 0.25% for the temporary relief of the signs and symptoms of dry eye disease, which is currently in Phase 3 clinical development.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.