Director, FP&A at Black Diamond Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA, US

Black Diamond Therapeutics is a precision oncology medicine company pioneering the discovery and development of small molecule, tumor-agnostic therapies. Black Diamond targets undrugged mutations in patients with genetically defined cancers for whom limited treatment options currently exist. Black Diamond is built upon a deep understanding of cancer genetics, protein structure and function, and medicinal chemistry. The Company’s proprietary technology platform, Mutation-Allostery-Pharmacology, or MAP, platform, is designed to allow Black Diamond to analyze population-level genetic sequencing data to identify oncogenic mutations that promote cancer across tumor types, group these mutations into families and develop a single small molecule therapy in a tumor-agnostic manner that targets a specific family of mutations.

The Director, FP&A and R&D Finance will play a critical role in financial and strategic decision making at the Company. Responsibilities include working closely with the management team and operational leaders to develop financial models and ownership of the Corporate near- and long-term financial plans. This position reports directly into the Chief Financial Officer.


  • Develop and own the annual budgeting process and quarterly rolling forecast
  • Design reports summarizing operational results and forecasts, including department performance against financial, strategic and operational targets, with timely communication of opportunities and risks to relevant stakeholders
  • Identify, interpret and explain budget and expense variances: analyze cost variances, actual vs. plan/forecast and actual vs. prior period, review with departments
  • Actively partner with departments to ensure accurate monthly financial reporting and provide ongoing financial and analytical support

Company Valuation and R&D Finance Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Corporate Development team and own the long-term Company valuation model
  • Assist with transaction support including due diligence, analysis of benchmark transactions, etc.


  • BA/BS degree and/or Master’s degree in Economics, Accounting or Finance
  • 7+ years of experience, including forecast and modeling experience, in the life sciences sector

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform he essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; used hands to fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb be stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 lbs.