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Associate Director, Finance GIS

Illumina, Inc.
San Diego, CA 92101
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Position Summary:

Illumina is seeking a dynamic, growth-focused, and strategic Finance leader to manage the support of our Global Information Systems (GIS) functions. This position will be responsible for partnering effectively with Illuminas senior executive team, including our SVP of Global Information Systems (GIS) and staff of executives to drive all aspects of strategic finance for their functions. This position will require a broad range of finance experience including: clear executive communication, business planning and analysis, financial modeling, financial reporting, business systems, and internal control compliance. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of leading financial planning & analysis team through hands-on accomplishments, relationship building, partnering with executives, financial modeling, and data driven analytics. This role will be expected to oversee and ensure finance support are smooth and efficient by establishing and optimizing day-to-day processes and procedures within our global team.


  • Partner with senior level business executives across our GIS functions to drive business results towards metric targets.
  • Actively participate in all executives, financial, and business reviews for areas of responsibility.
  • Build & manage the 3-Year GIS roadmap of investments
  • Report, analyze, and translate data into key insights that drive strategic decision making at the executive level.
  • Provide strategic financial insight to formulate business strategies and growth plans and work with cross functional partners to drive execution of plans.
  • Anticipate business trends, assess risks, and recommend alternative solutions to meet financial and business objectives.
  • Review and drive the planning, forecasting, and budgeting process for areas of responsibility to maximize profitable returns and long-term growth in alignment with corporate goals and priorities.
  • Drive continuous improvement in the monthly forecast and reporting processes and tools.
  • Work with business partners to effectively prepare and assess analytics for project portfolio reviews with ROI analyses and other relevant financial metrics to drive profitable decision making.
  • Attract, develop, and retain outstanding Finance talent.
  • Acquire intense understanding of Illuminas business today, and critical insights into where it is going in the future allowing for innovative concepts and the promotion of new ideas.

Listed responsibilities are an essential, but not exhaustive list, of the usual duties associated with the position. Changes to individual responsibilities may occur due to business needs.


  • Bachelors degree in business, Finance or a related field is required. MBA and / or CPA preferred
  • Typically 15 years of finance experience, including experience in financial planning & analysis, preferably in a high growth environment. Experience in supporting IT function will be desirable
  • Strong financial analytical & modeling skills are required
  • Outstanding financial acumen blended with business partnership and leadership to evaluate and solve complex problems and the strategic implications of different business approaches
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and a demonstrated track record of influencing & working effectively with senior executives
  • Ability to sort through complex issues, communicate them in a clear and concise manner, and develop appropriate solutions in a timely manner
  • Experience in coaching & developing teams

All listed requirements are deemed as essential functions to this position; however, business conditions may require reasonable accommodations for additional task and responsibilities.

At Illumina, we strive to foster a diverse and inclusive workplace by cultivating an environment in which everyone contributes to our mission. Built on a strong foundation, Illumina has always been rooted in openness, collaboration, and seeking alternative views and perspectives to propel innovation in genomics. We are proud to confirm a zero-net gap in pay, regardless of gender, ethnicity, or race. We also have several Employee Resource Groups (ERG) that deliver career development experiences, increase cultural awareness, and demonstrate our collective commitment to diversity and inclusion in the communities we live and work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunity regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, citizenship status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact accommodations@illumina.com. To learn more, visit: https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-08
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