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Head of Operations and Research & Development
Updated on 1/28/2023
Pleasanton, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting or other technical degree is required
  • Minimum of 15+ of Finance, Operations, and/or Accounting experience supporting manufacturing; experience supporting R&D
  • Experience with moving from data gathering, through focused analysis, to clear, accurate, concise and compelling storytelling of key business drivers and business insights
  • Ability to provide executive-grade accurate financial data/information focused on driving business decisions
  • Proven track record in leading FP&A and Finance activities in a fast growing, dynamic environment
  • High level of Excel knowledge with the ability to use pivot tables, write complex formulas and perform modeling
  • Demonstrated ability to manage tight deadlines and prioritize workloads with a high degree of accuracy and minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work both strategically and at a detailed operational level
  • Ability to quickly grasp new ideas and organize complex information
  • Curious, self-starter who consistently takes the initiative to address questions and build new processes/structures
  • Deliver monthly productions cost, volume, and inventory actuals and forecasts for the 10x business. Collaborate closely with Corporate FP&A to ensure operations planning and forecasting activities align to the overall corporate timing and assumptions
  • Develop a deep understanding of the business goals/objectives, to understand the root causes of variances and provide insightful, fact-based data analysis and scenario modeling to drive strategic and growth initiatives and influence business decisions of business leaders
  • Work closely with the R&D and Operations leadership teams to drive cost savings initiatives and investment portfolio prioritization
  • Lead financial reviews with senior business and finance leaders. Anticipate questions and advise on corrective actions based on financial insight
  • Proactively partner and engage with key stakeholders and cross-functional partners to drive improved insight into the business, by refining or developing new KPI's or scorecards that drive organizational accountability and performance
  • Support the finance cadence of the business for quarterly business reviews, monthly reporting, forecasts and the annual planning cycle in alignment with Corporate FP&A timelines by communicating required deliverables clearly and facilitating reviews with senior leaders in a timely manner
  • Help drive innovation by actively seeking opportunities to simplify reporting and enhance delivery methods. Improve efficiency and effectiveness of finance activities through automation within the confines of available tools
  • Ensure adequate internal controls are in place and policies or guidelines are adhered to
  • Mentor and train analysts
Desired Qualifications
  • Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, or MBA
  • Working experience with Oracle and Anaplan
  • Setting and managing cost reduction targets
  • Experience in the Life Sciences or Biotech industry
10x Genomics

201-500 employees

DNA sequencing insight platform