Financial Analyst for Gyros Protein Technologies in Uppsala, Sweden

Gyros Protein Technologies (GPT) is a leading provider of solutions for peptide synthesis and bioanalysis to the life sciences and biotech industry. Our focus is on helping scientists in academia and industry to increase biomolecule performance and productivity in research, drug discovery, pre-clinical and clinical development, and bioprocess applications.  The company was formed by the merger of Gyros AB (founded in 2000) and Protein Technologies, Inc. (founded in 1985). 

GPT is currently recruiting for a Financial Analyst for its business based in Uppsala, Sweden.  The Analyst is a key member of the GPT finance team.  The position reports to the Director of Finance in Uppsala. The position will perform financial planning, analysis, and reporting for the immunoassay products (Gyros) businesses.  The position will also support the Gyros Protein Technologies AB and Gyros US monthly close processes with routine accounting tasks as needed.  Additionally, the position may perform some administrative tasks. 

Position responsibilities include:

  • Financial Planning and Analysis: Develop and maintain spreadsheet financial models for operating plans, budgets, and forecasts for the immunoassay instrument businesses. Financial models will include:
    • Revenue with units, and average selling prices
    • Wage Expense with headcount, salary, benefits, and taxes
    • Full financial statements with balance sheet and cash flow statement including accounts receivable and inventory turns
    • Cash receipts and disbursements forecasting
  • Financial Reporting: Develop and maintain with monthly actual results financial scorecards and sales reports for both the protein synthesizer and immunoassay instrument businesses. Scorecards will include comparisons to Budget and Forecast and business explanations for variances.  Sales reports will include sales by product group, by product, by region, by sales rep.  Perform commission calculations based on sales reports
  • Develop and maintain monthly financial statement consolidations that combine the financial results of Gyros Protein Technologies AB and Protein Technologies Inc.
  • Accounting: Perform routine transactional accounting tasks in support of the monthly close processes for Gyros Protein Technologies in the Movex/M3 system and Gyros US in QuickBooks. Tasks could include credit and collections, entering cash receipts and reconciling cash accounts, performing analysis of accrued liabilities such as warranty, commissions, and payroll, and tracking and calculating service contract revenue
  • Administrative: Support the Uppsala Site manager with general tasks relating to the Uppsala office

The position has authority for the following:

  • Creating the best reporting processes and tools
  • Creating forecast and budget financial models

The position has strong influence on all activities related to the following decisions:

  • Department spending budgets
  • Selling prices
  • Marketing and R&D priorities
  • Financing activity

Main areas and key duties:

  • Own the budget spreadsheet models in support of the annual budget process
  • Own the financial forecast spreadsheet models in support of monthly forecasting processes
  • Complete monthly sales reports and commission calculations
  • Monthly accounting tasks

The Financial Analyst should have the following skills and experience:

  • 1+ years of accounting, business controlling/finance experience
  • Experience creating financial models with full financial statements
  • Understanding of mid-size company ERP systems such as Movex and MAS90
  • Expert Microsoft Excel skills
  • Fluent in speaking, reading, and writing Swedish and English
  • Ability to multi-task and develop strong working relationships based on mutual trust and respect
  • Strong work ethic and desire to advance your career by helping to grow our company


  • University degree in business, accounting or finance


  • Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Eligible for annual bonus.

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