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Director, FP&A

Foster City



Mirum Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming the treatment of rare diseases affecting children and adults. Propelled by our passion for patients and their families, we’re focused on turning possibilities into realities. Using data and meaningful evidence, our goal is to transform scientific discoveries into therapies that are poised to positively impact the treatment of rare diseases. We are collaborative, creative, and experienced professionals and we’re looking to augment our team with other individuals who embody our values: care, be real, get it done, and have fun, seriously. Learn more about our work, our culture, and what it’s like to be a part of our team: www.mirumpharma.com.




Seeking a Director of FP&A who will play a key role in the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) organization. This role will report into the Head of FP&A and will support the US Commercial, Tech Ops and Quality organizations.  The role partners closely with members of Mirum’s senior leadership to provide financial direction and strategic decision support, influencing decisions by providing accurate financial reporting, identifying opportunities to invest, save costs and mitigate risks.


  • Partner with Accounting to deliver and enhance management monthly/quarterly reporting package for Sr. management review including key metrics to assess actual results vs. plan, headcount, program allocations and projection of future spend.
  • Support COGs and Inventory forecasting in partnership with both Accounting and various department heads.
  • Collaborate closely with key business partners (including Accounting and Legal) to ensure our processes and systems are both effective and efficient, optimizing as needed to accommodate organizational growth.
  • Partnering with other functions to enhance overall governance and process for key corporate initiatives; leading or supporting development of business cases to drive optimal investment decisions.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with key internal (e.g. Accounting team leadership, department heads) and external stakeholders (e.g. CMO finance partners) and help troubleshoot finance-related issues.
  • Execute on special projects as necessary including support for financing related activities.
  • Provide direction to business partners on key corporate financial policies, such as Sarbanes-Oxley and departmental policies.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Accounting or Finance. MBA and/or CPA preferred.
  • 10+ years of finance-related experience, with at least 5 years in FP&A and Life science/biotech experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with biopharma including clear understanding of business operations unique to a high growth commercial stage life sciences company.
  • Accustomed to public company requirements and demonstrated understanding of GAAP/Non-GAAP accounting.
  • Prior experience with ERP systems, Financial Planning tools and other financial systems implementations preferred.
  • Expertise with Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Management experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry, business partnering with an executive team.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with the ability to build strong working relationships and think strategically.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, and an eagerness to collaborate with colleagues (across the company) to share insights and ensure timely execution of project plans.
  • Ability to coordinate and lead processes as well as process improvements involving large numbers of people across multiple geographies.
  • Strong business acumen and judgment, and knowledge of the company's markets/products and industry trends.


Mirum Pharmaceuticals is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability, veteran’s status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal/Local laws.

Mirum Pharmaceuticals provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures.