Senior Manager, Business Planning

Finance & IT


This Cambridge, MA-based position acts as a financial liaison and provides financial and analytical support to either the Research & Development or Pharmaceutical Operations & Technology organization (2 positions exist).

Specifically, this position will focus on the following:

  • Lead planning (long range planning, budgeting, forecasts & monthly financial reviews) and various ad-hoc initiatives
  • Act as financial representative to cross-functional program teams
  • Update and maintain asset and depreciation model; interface with and revise fixed asset system; work with collaboration partners on financial reconciliation
  • Provide insights, analysis and recommendations in the effort to quantify and ultimately improve Biogen Idec’s overall business model
  • Support portfolio prioritization process


The ideal candidate will possess strong financial, analytical, organizational/project management and communication skills and a background in drug development/life sciences or operations.


The ideal candidate will have a MBA as well as 2-4 years post-MBA experience.